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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 begin cuts with rookies

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Jets began cutting players on Friday, including undrafted rookie QB Drew Willy, who could join the practice squad should he clear waivers.

Jets QB McElroy, WR Payne to miss time

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
Jets QB Greg McElroy and WR Logan Payne each underwent surgery for injuries on Friday and will miss time, according to reports.

Young injured in Eagles' win over Jets

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
Backup QB Vince Young led the Eagles on two scoring drives against Jets backups before leaving with a hamstring injury in a 24-14 preseason victory Thursday night.

Mike Holbrook's 2011 NFL predictions

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
PFW managing editor Mike Holbrook picks the Jets to beat the Falcons in Super Bowl XLVI.

Jets beat Giants for bragging rights in ugly game

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 10:40 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes and the Jets capitalized on two big special-teams plays in 17-3 victory Monday night.

Jets 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Find out what PFW thinks of Rex Ryan's prediction that his team is a Super Bowl contender with our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of New York.

Jets-Giants preseason game postponed until Monday

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Jets-Giants preseason game scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. ET has been postponed to Monday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. ET due to Hurricane Irene.

Jets-Giants preseason game time moved up

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Concerns regarding a dangerous hurricane moving up the East Coast led the Giants and Jets to move up the time of their preseason game Saturday.

Jets sign S Wilson, OT McCaskill

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Northern Illinois S Tracy Wilson, who went undrafted in Monday's supplemental draft.

Burress TD catch helps lead Jets past Bengals, 27-7

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Plaxico Burress, Santonio Holmes and Dustin Keller had TD catches as the Jets rolled past the Bengals, 27-7, on a rainy night in New Jersey.

Former Jets S Ihedigbo heading to New England

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Former Jets safety and special-teamer James Ihedigbo is joining the Patriots, he announced on his Twitter feed Friday afternoon.

Report: MetLife Stadium to host Giants, Jets

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
MetLife has an agreement in place to purchase the naming rights to the New Meadowlands Stadium, according to several media outlets.

Jets get early contributions from Bellore

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
ILB Nick Bellore was one of the top prospects left undrafted, and the Jets pounced. Early on, he is making that look like a wise decision.

Jets to sign OLB Maybin

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
After the failed Vernon Gholston experiment, Rex Ryan is going to take his chances with another first-round bust: former Bills OLB Aaron Maybin.

Report: Jets OL Turner has broken leg

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
Jets OL Rob Turner suffered a broken leg in the team's preseason loss on Monday night to the Texans and could miss up to 10 weeks.

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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