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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

Opponents working to keep Gronkowski, Hernandez in check

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 10:36 p.m. ET
Patriots second-year TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez have not lost a step coming off very productive rookie campaigns. But defenses are slowly but surely starting to find ways to keep the dangerous pair in check.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
In this week's "Five questions with ..." segment, former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti previews Sunday's Patriots-Steelers game.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots will have to keep Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger from extending the play and beating them deep.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Patriots' secondary will face one of the league's most explosive receivers on Sunday in Steelers WR Mike Wallace.

Gronkowski apologizes for photos with adult film star

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski apologized for appearing in a photo with an adult film performer during the bye week.

Patriots 60-second rant: Ravens loss adds more meaning to Patriots-Steelers battle

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The Ravens have opened the door to allow Sunday's Patriots-Steelers game to be a battle for AFC midseason supremacy.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Part of beating the Steelers' defense will be slowing down their top pass rusher, OLB LaMarr Woodley.

The First Fifteen: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Tebow-mania heads to Denver as the Broncos face the struggling Lions; AFC heavyweights New England and Pittsburgh could aim deep; Eagles-Cowboys is big; and more.

Patriots re-sign DB Williams to practice squad

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots brought back seventh-round DB Malcolm Wiliiams to their practice squad on Tuesday and released DB Josh Victorian from the practice squad.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien and director of player personnel Nick Caserio talked with reporters on a conference call Monday following the team's bye.

Patriots DE Carter making mark stopping the run

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
We hear the Patriots are impressed with DE Andre Carter's run defense in his first season in New England.

Patriots sign S Ventrone to active roster, DB Moore to practice squad

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed S Ross Ventrone to the 53-man roster and DB Sterling Moore to the practice squad, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Turnover margin worth monitoring

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
After reaching nearly unprecedented heights in turnover advantage in 2010, the Patriots have been struggling in that category this season.

Patriots rookie report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 1:54 a.m. ET
Patriots ORT Nate Solder continues to play well in a starting role with Sebastian Vollmer out.

Patriots re-sign DB Adams

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots brought DB Phillip Adams back to the 53-man roster after releasing him last week.

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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