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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-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Eagles RB LeSean McCoy will cause problems for a Patriots squad that is short on healthy linebackers.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Is BenJarvus Green-Ellis back? What about Shane Vereen and Kevin Faulk? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Source: Tom Brady has tennis elbow

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady said Wednesday that he feels great, but a source close to the team revealed that the All-Pro quarterback is dealing with a form of tennis elbow.

Patriots-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Eagles DL Cullen Jenkins, Jason Babin and Trent Cole could cause problems for a Patriots O-line that hasn't played as well as expected.

Patriots 60-second rant: Chiefs expose Pats' O-line

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
What should be a concern for the Patriots is the recent play of the offensive line, which was magnified early in the Monday-night win.

Patriots rookie report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Shane Vereen had his first NFL carries and touchdown, while cancer survivor Marcus Cannon appeared in his first NFL game.

Patriots stock report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Julian Edelman's stock is rising after he showed his versatility in the Patriots' win over the Chiefs, and Logan Mankins picked up two more penalties.

The First Fifteen: Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
TE Rob Gronkowski, DE Andre Carter and PR Julian Edelman came up big for the Patriots in their win over the Chiefs.

Gronkowski, Brady lead Patriots past Chiefs

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Rob Gronkowski, and New England shook off a sluggish start to beat Kansas City 34-3 on Monday night.

Patriots promote S Ventrone

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed S Ross Ventrone to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Monday and released OL Donald Thomas.

Patriots-Chiefs prediction

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain sees Tom Brady thriving as he always does under the spotlight in a big Patriots victory.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Nov. 20, 2011 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker will likely get matched up often against Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers, which will be an intriguing battle to watch.

Injury report for Chiefs-Patriots MNF game

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 11 Monday-night game, Kansas City at New England, showing the status of each injured player.

Harrison: Patriots too cautious with Chung

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots should use FS Patrick Chung on blitzes more often, former New England S Rodney Harrison tells PFW, in this week's AFC Whispers.

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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