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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-Chiefs matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' trio of receivers will have a big advantage in one-on-one matchups with the Patriots' cornerbacks.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive tackles will be forced to slow Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali in Monday night's game.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Is Aaron Hernandez still worth starting with Rob Gronkowski playing at an elite level? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Haynesworth can only blame himself

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The only thing that precluded Albert Haynesworth from being what he should be was Albert Haynesworth, a man who doesn't respect his gifts or himself much at all.

Five questions with former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
This week, former Patriots safety and current Football Night in America analyst Rodney Harrison talked with PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain. Harrison broke down the Patriots' secondary and more.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots would benefit by getting the run game back on track, and they should be able to do so against the Chiefs.

Patriots sign S Ventrone to practice squad

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed S Ross Ventrone to the practice squad and released DB Josh Victorian.

With Ellis falling short, Deaderick steps up

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Brandon Deaderick's impact on the D-line may also be an indictment of the little contribution the Patriots have gotten from Shaun Ellis.

Packers' Rodgers leads Pro Bowl voting

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has the most Pro Bowl votes of any player in the NFL. Patriots QB Tom Brady is second with and Lions WR Calvin Johnson is third.

Bush, Carter and Mariani named AFC players of the week

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Michael Bush, Patriots DE Andre Carter and Titans PR-WR Marc Mariani were named AFC Players of the Week for Week 10.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Patriots DE Andre Carter could have another huge game going against a weak Chiefs offensive line.

Patriots 60-second rant: Run game, secondary will be under microscope

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots' remaining schedule would lead one to believe a playoff berth is a given, but the run game and the secondary need to improve during this stretch.

Patriots rookie report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
The Patriots started two undrafted rookies, LB Jeff Tarpinian and S Sterling Moore, in Sunday night's win over the Jets.

Patriots activate OL Cannon

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots activated rookie OL Marcus Cannon to the 53-man roster from the non-football injury list on Tuesday and released S Ross Ventrone.

The First Fifteen: Week 11

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the Week 11 contests of note, including Falcons-Titans, Bengals-Ravens, Eagles-Giants and plenty more.

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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