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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 win Burress sweepstakes

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Jets are no stranger to bringing on players with baggage, and they continued the tradition Sunday morning by signing WR Plaxico Burress.

Report: Jets sign first-round pick Wilkerson

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Jets agreed to a four-year deal, with three years guaranteed, with first-round DL Muhammad Wilkerson.

Jets bring back CB Strickland

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The Jets agreed to terms to bring back CB Donald Strickland, who played for them in 2009.

Report: Jets, Smith agree to three-year deal

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 1:35 a.m. ET
After losing out on CB Nnamdi Asomugha, the Jets returned to focusing on their own players, re-signing S Eric Smith.

Jets sign members of draft class

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
The Jets began signing members of their draft class, announcing they signed three rookies on Friday.

Jets add P Bryan, waive QBs Ainge, O'Connell

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Australian Football Leaguer Chris Bryan to compete for the team's punting job, his agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Jaguars ink former Jets CB Coleman

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Former Jets CB Drew Coleman agreed to a three-year, $7.4 million deal with the Jaguars.

Eagles pull off stunner, sign CB Asomugha

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles swooped in and signed CB Nnamdi Asomugha to a five-year deal worth $60 million with $25 million guaranteed.

Bills sign former Jets WR Smith

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a deal with former Jets WR-RS Brad Smith to a four-year deal on Thursday, his agency Priority Sports announced.

Jets to re-sign PK Folk

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Jets agreed to re-sign PK Nick Folk to a one-year deal, his representatives announced Wednesday.

Jets agree to deal with WR Holmes

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
WR Santonio Holmes, considered the top player on the market at his position, agreed on Wednesday morning to re-sign with the Jets.

Report: OT Woody retiring

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Former Jets OT Damien Woody said Monday that it was either the Jets or nobody, and has now decided to retire.

Jets re-sign OT Hunter

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The Jets agreed to terms on a four-year deal with reserve OT Wayne Hunter on Tuesday.

League reacts to lockout's end

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Owners, coaches and executives from around the league reacted Monday to the news that the lockout was over and that the 2011 season is about to begin.

Reports: Jets WR Edwards pleads guilty to DWI

Posted July 22, 2011 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards has pleaded guilty to a DWI charge, multiple media outlets reported Friday. 

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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