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Adrian Wilson

Adrian Wilson - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 10/12/1979
Birthplace High Point, NC
College North Carolina State
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 3rd round, 2nd pick by Cardinals

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
The Colts won't have many advantages on Sunday, but one spot where they are adept is defensive end with Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis.

Patriots release DB Adams

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DB Phillip Adams on Tuesday.

The First Fifteen: Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
If he's healthy, Troy Polamalu and the Steelers will have another chance to take down Andy Dalton and the Bengals; plus the rest of the Week 13 action.

Orlovsky to start at QB for Colts

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell announced that seventh-year veteran Dan Orlovsly will start at quarterback over Curtis Painter, who had started the last eight games.

Reserves step up again for Patriots' 'D'

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Patriots remain banged up on defense, but the backups have filled in nicely during a three-game win streak.

Patriots use versatile attack in win

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Christian West says that the Patriots' 38-20 romp over the Eagles served as a reminder to never count out a Tom Brady-led offense.

Patriots stock report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Patriots' starting wideouts and corners stepped up on Sunday, but WR Taylor Price's stock is falling.

Patriots players of the week: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Tom Brady had an outstanding game distributing the ball to his top two receivers in the Patriots' win over the Eagles.

Shorts and Shells: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 4:30 a.m. ET
The Texans have a new man in the spotlight; Ndamukong Suh let his teammates down; the real reasons the Broncos are winning; and much more from Week 12.

Brady, Patriots cruise past Eagles

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Eagles 38-20 Sunday in a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX.

Patriots-Eagles prediction

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain predicts the Patriots will win a close one on Sunday afternoon against the Eagles.

Patriots downgrade Ochocinco, Chung, McCourty to out

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots downgraded WR Chad Ochocinco, CB Devin McCourty, S Patrick Chung and C Dan Connolly to out for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Solder, Cannon offer glimpse into future of Pats' O-line

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:48 a.m. ET
The Patriots drafted two O-linemen in April, Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon, and we're starting to see how they will fit into the team's future plans.

Patriots-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Keeping the electric DeSean Jackson in check will be key for the Patriots in their Week 12 game against the Eagles.

Report: Asomugha has hyperextended knee

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha's has a hyperextended knee, quelling fears that he suffered a more serious injury during Thursday's practice, according to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2013
The New England Patriots have released receiver Brandon Lloyd and re-signed defensive backs Aqib Talib, Kyle Arrington and Adrian Wilson. The team made the announcements on Saturday.||||||| Wilson is a five-time Pro Bowl selection who holds the NFL record for most sacks in a season by a defensive back, eight, and is the sixth player in NFL history to record 25 sacks and 25 interceptions in his career.
Posted March 08, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have released Wilson, a five-time Pro Bowl strong safety. Wilson, who had been the longest-tenured player on the team, took a pay cut to stay with the Cardinals before last season, but knew as it was winding down that it would be his final one in the desert.||||||| Wilson played 12 seasons with the Cardinals and is one of six NFL players with 25 interceptions and 25 sacks. A Pro Bowler in 2006 and 2008-11, he has 27 interceptions and 25 1/2 sacks, including eight in 2005, which were the most ever by a defensive back. Wilson played 181 games with Arizona, fifth-most in team history, and was a team captain five times, including last season.
Posted July 24, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Wilson to a contract extension that runs through the 2015 season. The deal was reached Tuesday as the team reported to its training camp in Flagstaff.||||||| The 32-year-old Wilson had two years remaining on his contract. The new agreement reworks that deal and could pave the way for him to retire as a Cardinal. Terms were not disclosed. No one else on the Arizona roster has been with the team as long as Wilson, a four-time team captain who was a third-round draft pick of the Cardinals in 2001.
Posted Aug. 23, 2011
Wilson went through a limited practice on Tuesday, his first workout since he was sidelined with a torn right biceps tendon on Aug. 6.||||||| Wilson was limited mostly to footwork exercises but took part in a goal-line pass defense drill and said he did not try to avoid any arm work during the practice. Wilson, a four-time Pro Bowler who has played all 10 of his NFL seasons with the Cardinals, chose to rehab the injury rather than consider surgery. He was injured trying to tackle Beanie Wells in practice.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Wilson has a torn right biceps tendon and will try to rehabilitate the injury to avoid surgery that would sideline him for a longer period. Coach Ken Whisenhunt would give no timetable for Wilson's return other than to say expects the four-time Pro Bowler to play this season.||||||| Wilson didn't talk to reporters after Monday morning's practice but reportedly has told people he believes he will be ready for the team's Sept. 11 opener against Carolina. The 31-year-old Wilson, who has played all 10 of his NFL seasons with Arizona, was injured in Saturday's scrimmage while attempting to tackle running back Beanie Wells.

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