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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

They Said It: week of Oct. 9

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall on his plans for Monday night's contest against the Jets, quoted on "I'll probably get kicked out after the second quarter. I'm not joking. I'm serious."

Mason trade opens door for Jets' Kerley

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
One of the reasons the Jets felt comfortable trading disgruntled WR Derrick Mason was their high hopes for rookie WR Jeremy Kerley.

Jets sign DL Tevaseu

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
The Jets signed DL Martin Tevaseu from the practice squad to the active roster, filling the spot that opened up when WR Derrick Mason was traded to the Texans.

Report: Texans trade for WR Mason

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
The Texans have reportedly acquired veteran WR Derrick Mason from the Jets in exchange for a conditional draft choice.

Jets re-sign DB Lankster

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Jets re-signed CB Ellis Lankster on Tuesday and cut LB Eddie Jones.

Photo exposes Jets to suggestion of illegal videotaping

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Four years after "Spygate," it is now the Jets who are in the spotlight after the the posting of a photo purportedly showing a man dressed in a Jets shirt videotaping the Patriots from the sideline.

Shorts and Shells: Week Five

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 3:42 a.m. ET
Taking stock of the Raiders' emotional victory; the Titans' strong chances despite their loss; the Broncos' impending QB choice; and other Week Five nuggets.

Green-Ellis has career day in Patriots win over Jets

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
BenJarvus Green-Ellis ran for a career-high 136 yards and two touchdowns and the Patriots beat the Jets 30-21 with a vastly improved defense Sunday.

Patriots-Jets prediction

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain expects the Jets' defense to keep things close, but the Patriots should ultimately notch a double-digit victory.

Jets' Thomas placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Jets have placed OLB Bryan Thomas on injured reserve and signed linebacker Eddie Jones from the practice squad.

Jets to use rotation to replace OLB Thomas

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
The Jets will have to rotate with some young players, starting with Jamaal Westerman, to replace injured OLB Bryan Thomas.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
Just because Rex Ryan said his team will return to the "ground and pound" doesn't mean the Jets will not try to air it out.

Five questions with Jets correspondent Dan Leberfeld

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with ..." segment, PFW talked with publisher of Jets Confidential and PFW's Jets correspondent Dan Leberfeld to preview Sunday's Patriots-Jets game.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
If there's a game for the Patriots' pass rush to come alive, it's this Sunday against the Jets.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
One of the Jets' bigger weapons could pose a matchup problem for the Patriots — TE Dustin Keller.


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.