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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

Brady, Cromartie, Cribbs named AFC Players of Week

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Tom Brady, Antonio Cromartie and Josh Cribbs have been named the AFC Players of the Week for Week Two.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Three

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of the First Fifteen, we focus on the 2-0 and 0-2 teams as we reach a critical early juncture in the young 2011 season.

Jets' Mangold has high ankle sprain

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Jets Pro Bowl C Nick Mangold underwent an MRI on Monday, which confirmed he has a high ankle sprain.

Jets roll to 2-0 with big win over Jaguars

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets' offense got things started early, and the defense made things miserable for Luke McCown.

Tough start for Jets ORT Hunter

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter struggled in Week One, but he still has Rex Ryan's confidence and he should get some help from blocking tight ends.

Jets sign WR Turner

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Jets signed WR Patrick Turner to their roster from their practice squad, the club said Wednesday. 

Jets' comeback win exposes weaknesses

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Despite Mark Sanchez's poise under pressure, the Cowboys exposed concerns regarding the Jets' ability to get back to the AFC title game.

Cowboys-Jets earn great TV ratings

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The "Sunday Night Football" opener featuring the Cowboys and the Jets on NBC had the best overnight for any Week One prime-time game on Sunday or Monday night in 15 years.

Folk's field goal leads Jets to comeback win

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Nick Folk kicked a 50-yard field goal with 27 seconds left, giving the Jets a 27-24 comeback victory over the Cowboys Sunday night.

Reports: Jets cut WR Gilyard, to sign CB Trufant

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 9 p.m. ET
The Jets cut WR Mardy Gilyard, according to multiple reports. Gilyard joined the team's 53-man roster on Sunday after being cut by the Rams.

Week One handicapping column

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
In his first handicapping column of the 2011 season, PFW's Mike Wilkening likes the Jets and Rex Ryan to start their season on a high note.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Jets cut Maybin, claim four off waivers

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed four players off waivers Sunday, including backup QB Kevin O'Connell, and waived 2009 draft bust Aaron Maybin.

Jets make cuts, trade Lowery, acquire Schlauderaff

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Jets announced their cuts on Saturday, though the team opted not to let go of many veteran players. They also made two trades.

Jets get more depth, but going young at D-end

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Jets fans will see fresh faces at the DE spot this season, and the team is excited about the new look, despite the inexperience.

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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