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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-Jets matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Jets have found success returning to the "ground and pound" attack and will want to run the ball often against New England.

Patriots sign LB Koutouvides and DB Moore to active roster

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Patriots signed free-agent LB Niko Koutouvides and DB Sterling Moore to the 53-man roster.

Patriots rookie report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Rookie ORT Nate Solder lost his starting job at tackle but was still very involved in the run game as an extra tight end.

Patriots 60-second rant: Haynesworth just one of personnel problems

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick and the Patriots are known for their astute personnel maneuvers, but that hasn't been the case this year, and it's costing them.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
In a battle for the top of the AFC East, the Patriots and Jets each boast some of the league's best special-teams units and coaches, and a big special-teams play could be the difference.

Patriots release Haynesworth, Dan Gronkowski

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Patriots officially cut DT Albert Haynesworth, as well as TE Dan Gronkowski, and added WR Tiquan Underwood.

Reports: Patriots release Haynesworth

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DT Albert Haynesworth on Sunday, according to PFW Patriots correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport.

The First Fifteen: Week 10

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.

NFL flexes Colts-Patriots out of SNF game

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The NFL announced that the Week 13 Sunday Night Football game between the Patriots and Colts will be moved to 1:00 p.m. ET.

Patriots, Jets enter Week 10 tilt going in different directions

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Jets have won three in a row and the Patriots have lost back-to-back games, making Sunday night's matchup a crucial one for both squads.

Report: Patriots LB Spikes has sprained MCL

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Brandon Spikes has an MCL strain, an MRI determined on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Patriots stock report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Patriots' third-down defense improved in Sunday's loss, but the stock is falling for the return game and QB Tom Brady.

Shorts and Shells: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 3:37 a.m. ET
The Giants and Jets earned huge victories; the Browns, Dolphins and Patriots have to deal with controversy; defense rules again; and plenty more.

Patriots players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 1:52 a.m. ET
The Patriots' passing game was productive in the second half, but there were few other highlights from Sunday's loss.

Manning tops Brady with late touchdown

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Eli Manning hit Jake Ballard for a 1-yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds left, giving the Giants a 24-20 win over the Patriots on Sunday.

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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