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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 veteran S Bell

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Jets added another safety this offseason, signing veteran Yeremiah Bell on Friday.

Rookies Davis, Bush give Jets more cover men

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 2:46 a.m. ET
Jets rookies Demario Davis and Josh Bush have the speed and cover skills to help the team's sub packages.

Jets come to terms with first-rounder Coples

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Jets agreed to terms with first-round DE Quinton Coples on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

Jets NT Ellis reaches plea agreement

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Jets second-year NT Kenrick Ellis has reached a plea agreement on a felony assault charge, which will require him to spend 90 days in jail.

Jets' Ellis facing felony charges

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 2:54 a.m. ET
Jets NT Kenrick Ellis is facing felony charges that are punishable with up to 20 years in prison, in a criminal trial that is scheduled to begin next week.

Third-year AFC East players entering crucial offseason

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
After a lockout-shortened 2011 offseason, third-year players get an extra chance to make a leap in development this summer.

Reports: Clinkscales leaving Jets for Oakland

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Jets vice president of college scouting Joey Clinkscales is leaving the club to take a position in the Raiders’ front office, according to multiple reports.

Jets DE DeVito restructures deal

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Jets have restructured the contract of DE Mike DeVito, lowering his base salary but adding bonuses to his deal.

Rookie WR Hill, Jets agree to four-year deal

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Jets have reached a four-year deal with second-round pick Stephen Hill, locking up the speedy wide receiver less than a week after they drafted him.

Jets sign PK Brown

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to terms with PK Josh Brown, according to multiple reports.

Jets waive WR Payne

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Jets waived WR Logan Payne, the team announced on Tuesday.

Reports: Favre must testify in text lawsuit

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 1:03 a.m. ET
Former NFL QB Brett Favre will have to testify in a lawsuit brought against him by two massage therapists, multiple media outlets reported Monday.

Jets counting on Coples to spark pass rush

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
A year after taking five-technique Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets added Quinton Coples to improve the pass rush.

WR Hill fills Jets' need for deep threat

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
The Jets needed a big, fast receiver who could stretch the field on the outside, and they got one in the form of Stephen Hill.

Fantasy spin: Jets WR Stephen Hill

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Stephen Hill has value as a deep threat for a Jets' offense that badly needed a big, vertical wide receiver.

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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