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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

Ogbonnaya shines in Texans' opener

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
Chris Ogbonnaya caught a TD pass from Matt Leinart and ran for the winning score in the Texans' 20-16 win over the Jets on Monday night.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Bills are counting on Shawne Merriman to regain the pass-rushing effectiveness that made him so feared when he was in San Diego. PFW looks inside the AFC East clubs.

Burress (ankle) to miss preseason opener

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Fans will have to wait to see Plaxico Burress' return to the gridiron, as an ankle injury will keep him out of the Jets' preseason opener.

Backup OLBs impress at Jets camp

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Jets backup OLBs Jamaal Westerman and Garrett McIntyre have caught the attention of coaches and observers at camp for getting into the backfield.

Ellis to leave Jets, sign with Patriots

Posted Aug. 07, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
In a surprising move, veteran DE Shaun Ellis signed a one-year contract with the Patriots on Sunday, pending a physical.   

WR Mason picks the Jets

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Veteran WR Derrick Mason decided to sign with the Jets on Saturday. The 37-year-old had seven touchdowns last season.

49ers sign Braylon Edwards

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
In an attempt to bolster their passing game with another downfield threat, the 49ers have signed free agent WR Braylon Edwards.

Jets release WR Cotchery

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran WR Jerricho Cotchery, who has spent all seven of his NFL seasons with the Gang Green. The team announced the move Thursday afternoon.

Jets re-sign S Pool, host WR Mason

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Jets agreed to re-sign S Brodney Pool, who was an unrestricted free agent. He had 53 tackles and one interception for the Jets last season.

Is this the year for Jets RB Greene?

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
After failing to break out in 2010, can Shonn Greene finally be the back he is capable of in 2011?

Jets, ILB Harris agree to long-term deal

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Jets ILB David Harris has signed a long-term contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.

Taylor returns to Dolphins

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Veteran DE-OLB Jason Taylor is returning to Miami, he announced on his Facebook page.

Jets agree with CB Cromartie

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The Jets have agreed on a four-year deal to bring back UFA CB Antonio Cromartie, multiple media outlets reported Monday morning.

Veteran QB Brunell re-signs with Jets

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Veteran QB Mark Brunell re-signed with the Jets on Sunday, just days after being released.

New faces step into Jets' special-teams unit

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Jets have work to do in replacing players lost via free agency, especially on special teams.

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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