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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 attempting red-zone balancing act with Sanchez, Tebow

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow is sure to get his touches in the red zone, but Jets QB Mark Sanchez was successful in the red area last season.

Jets' Sanchez merits a look in later rounds

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Mike Wilkening believes Mark Sanchez will have some fantasy value this season — and he's not against taking Tim Tebow late, too.

Jets' Holmes expresses confidence in Sanchez

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
In an interview with NFL Network Monday, Jets WR Santonio Holmes said he believes QB Mark Sanchez will be "our guy this season."

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bills, Dolphins, Patriots and Jets in training camp.

Burress: Sanchez was 'battling' shoulder injuries in 2011

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Monday, UFA WR Plaxico Burress indicated Jets QB Mark Sanchez played through shoulder issues in 2011. 

Jets release OT Willis, QB Kinne

Posted June 28, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Ray Willis and rookie free-agent QB G.J. Kinne on Thursday.

Jets, Giants sue to block N.J. megamall

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
New Jersey's two NFL teams are suing to block a project that developers say would be the largest mall in the United States.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Report: Jets DL Wilkerson suffers minor injuries in car accident

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Jets second-year DL Muhammad Wilkerson was treated for “minor injuries” after a car accident early Saturday morning.

Insider: Harbaugh should be 'frustrated' with Ravens' roster

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
An NFL insider said there is only average offensive talent in Baltimore, and Jim Harbaugh should be frustrated with the state of the Ravens' roster.

Jets lowering prices of 12,000 upper-tier seats

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The New York Jets are lowering the price of some 12,000 upper-tier seats at MetLife Stadium for the 2012 season.

Tebow wins PFWA Good Guy Award

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Jets QB Tim Tebow won the Professional Football Writers of America Good Guy Award.

Tomlinson retires as a Charger

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
RB LaDainian Tomlinson officially retired on Monday, signing a ceremonial contract to finish his career as a Charger.

Tomlinson to retire as a Charger Monday

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that RB LaDainian Tomlinson will announce his retirement on Monday.

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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