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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

Pats make statement with easy road ahead

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
With a 37-16 win on national TV, the Patriots reminded the rest of the league that even with a no-name defense, they are still an AFC favorite.

Patriots stock report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Tom Brady, Andre Carter and the Patriots' special-teams units all had big games in New England's win over the Jets.

Shorts and Shells: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 4:02 a.m. ET
Steelers make a case for best team in AFC North; a contrarian view of Mike Smith's controversial call; Chargers' defense regresses; Bears could actually challenge Packers; and much more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 2:02 a.m. ET
The Patriots' offense and pass rush came alive in their big Week 10 win over the Jets.

Patriots regain command of AFC East with win over Jets

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 12:31 a.m. ET
Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes, including two to Rob Gronkowski, and the Patriots took control of the division with a convincing 37-16 victory Sunday night over the Jets.

Patriots-Jets prediction

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain believes the Jets will come out with a close victory on Sunday night over New England.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
Opponents have been able to pressure Tom Brady, which has slowed down the passing game. The Jets will try to do the same.

Patriots sign S Ventrone

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed S Ross Ventrone to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and cut WR-KR Tiquan Underwood.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
You can't talk about this game without talking about the best corner in the game against a receiver on pace for record numbers this season.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Is Tom Brady worth a fantasy start and which running back is the one who can be expected to produce? This and other Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots looking for answers on kickoff returns

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots lead the league in number of kickoff returns but haven't taken advantage as they rank 30th in return average.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
In this week's "Five questions with ..." segment, former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti discusses the offense and previews the Jets game.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has been very productive of late, but the Jets have had success keeping him from making big catches.

Bucs claim DT Haynesworth off waivers

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have claimed former Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth off of waivers, the team announced Wednesday.

Brady is Patriots' last pillar standing

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says that Tom Brady is all that's holding the seemingly tattered and vulnerable Patriots together.

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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