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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-Giants prediction

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will respond well after last week's loss to the Steelers and sneak past the Giants in Week Nine.

Brace activated from Patriots' PUP list

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Patriots DT Ron Brace was activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list on Saturday, making him eligible to play in Week Nine if necessary.

Waters filling in nicely on Patriots' O-line

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
With injuries forcing New England to make changes on its offensive line, the results have been mostly good, although the Week Eight loss to Pittsburgh was an exception.

Chances for revenge in Super Bowl rematches

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Patriots-Giants game in Week Nine is the first meeting between the two franchises since ex-Giants WR David Tyree made a game-changing play in Super Bowl XLII.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Giants' top corner, Corey Webster, could take Patriots WR Wes Welker out of the Patriots' game plan.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
If the Patriots want to get back to their winning ways, the secondary will need to play a sound game against Giants QB Eli Manning.

Patriots add DB Williams to practice squad

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed DB Malcolm Williams to the team's practice squad on Friday and released DB Josh Victorian.

Patriots fantasy report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Will Kevin Faulk make a fantasy impact? Is Deion Branch worth a start? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
The Patriots have an opportunity to re-establish their running game this Sunday against the Giants.

Patriots release S Ventrone

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
The Patriots released S Ross Ventrone from the 53-man roster on Thursday.

Five questions with Patriots ORG Brian Waters

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain spoke with Patriots starting ORG Brian Waters this week's "Five questions with" leading up to Sunday's game against the Giants.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
The Patriots' O-line has struggled protecting Tom Brady of late and it will have another stiff test against the Giants' front line.

Patriots 60-second rant: A young DB needs to step to the plate

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
One of the Patriots' younger players is going to have to step up and make a name for himself. Otherwise, the pass defense will continue to the team's costly Achilles' heel, writes Kevin Fishbain.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Although it is important for the Patriots to lock down the Giants' receivers, they cannot ignore TE Jake Ballard.

Patriots rookie report: Week Eight

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Patriots ORT Nate Solder was the only rookie who saw significant playing time in Sunday's loss to the Steelers.

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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