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Antwan Barnes

Antwan Barnes - #95 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 251 lbs.
Birthday 10/19/1984
Birthplace Miami, FL
College Florida International
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 4th round, 35th pick by Ravens

Jets sign QB Garrard

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
The Jets added QB David Garrard to the fold, signing the nine-year veteran on Monday.

New York Jets: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Jets, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Rex Ryan offers new strategy for predictions, view on 2013

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan has a new strategy for predictions, and explained how he's viewing a crucial 2013 seasons.

Jets' Idzik, Ryan address Revis rumors

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Jets GM John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan addressed the Darrelle Revis situation at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday.

LBs Scott, Pace among Jets' cuts

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Jets began clearing cap space on Tuesday by announcing the release of veterans OLB Calvin Pace, ILB Bart Scott S Eric Smith and OT Jason Smith.

Jets announce coaching changes

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Jets announced several coaching changes on Tuesday, including parting ways with O-line coach Dave DeGuglielmo.

Revis situation becomes priority No. 1 for Jets' Idzik

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:44 p.m. ET
New Jets GM John Idzik inherits a team with salary-cap issues and questions on whether its star player will return.

Bengals sign OLB Maybin

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former first-round OLB Aaron Maybin on Friday, the team announced.

Idzik introduced as Jets' new GM

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
John Idzik was introduced Thursday as the New York Jets' new general manager, replacing the fired Mike Tannenbaum.

Raiders hire Sparano

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders hired Tony Sparano as the team’s assistant head coach/offensive line.

Jets coach Ryan uninjured in three-car accident

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan was uninjured in a three-car accident in eastern Pennsylvania on Jan. 14, the team has confirmed.

Jets tab Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was hired Friday as the Jets’ offensive coordinator on Friday.

Jets hire Idzik as GM

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Jets hired former Seahawks executive John Idzik as their general manager, owner Woody Johnson announced Friday.

Jets' Ryan faces immense challenge in 2013

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Roster turnover, quarterback questions and cap issues are only some of the challenges facing Rex Ryan in a make-or-break year in 2013.

Suddenly unwanted, Tebow's NFL future uncertain

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
After one terribly frustrating season in New York, Tim Tebow's NFL future is completely unknown.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 05, 2012
Barnes was placed on IR with a hamstring injury.||||||| Barnes played in 11 of 12 games this season. He had three sacks among six total tackles, including two sacks in a loss to Baltimore on Nov. 25.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
San Diego Chargers linebacker Antwan Barnes has been ejected against the Oakland Raiders following an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Barnes was leading the Chargers with 11 sacks this season.||||||| Officials whistled Barnes for the penalty following a 27-yard run by Louis Murphy in the first quarter Sunday. The 8-yard penalty gave Oakland the ball at San Diego's 7-yard line, leading to a Raiders touchdown. He took off his helmet and was yelling back at officials on the field following his ejection. It was not immediately clear exactly why Barnes was ejected.
Posted Oct. 22, 2010
Barnes was fined $5,000 by the NFL on Friday for unnecessarily striking St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford in the chest and neck.||||||| Barnes was whistled for roughing the passer on the play in Sunday's game, which came on third-and-goal from the Chargers' 13. The Rams scored a touchdown two plays later to take a 17-0 lead en route to a 20-17 victory that dropped San Diego to 2-4.
Posted Sept. 05, 2010
The Eagles acquired Barnes from Baltimore for an undisclosed pick in the 2011 draft on Saturday.||||||| Barnes has played in 38 games in three seasons and has five sacks, including three in his last five games in 2009. "We always had our eye on Barnes, ever since he came into the draft (in 2007)," GM Howie Roseman said. "He's got rare speed, and it's hard to find guys who can consistently get pressure on the quarterback. And it goes back to our philosophy here, that we're going to make sure our defense is able to get pressure on the quarterback."
Posted Aug. 16, 2007
Barnes hurt his ankle Wednesday and did not practice with the Ravens, according to the Baltimore Sun.||||||| The team does not think the injury is serious, so he should be back on the practice field soon.

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