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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 hire Tom Moore as offensive assistant

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Jets hired former Colts offensive coordinator Tom Moore as a consultant, the New York Post reported.

NT Jenkins announces retirement

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
NT Kris Jenkins, who played 10 seasons in the league for the Panthers and Jets, announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Report: Jets rookie Ellis not a U.S. citizen, faces deportation if convicted of felony

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Jets rookie DT Kenrick Ellis, whose trial date on a felony malicious wounding charge stemming from an April 2010 incident in Virginia has been continued to Nov. 28 after being slated for next Tuesday, is not a U.S. citizen ...

Salaries for Revis, Harris could be obstacles for Jets

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
As the Jets go about deciding which veterans to re-sign, they will have to keep in mind the high amounts of money owed to Darrelle Revis and David Harris in 2011.

New York's attorney general investigating lockout

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
New York's attorney general Eric Schneiderman has started an antitrust investigation into the current NFL lockout.

The origin and future of the 'Wildcat'

Posted July 04, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The 'Wildcat' formation came to the NFL nearly three years ago, and while defenses are learning how to stop it, athletic players are coming into the league each year to keep it alive.

Jets WR Edwards not injured in minor car accident

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards was involved in a minor car accident early Friday morning, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Giants set to hire Izzo as assistant coach

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Giants are set to hire former NFL LB and special-teams standout Larry Izzo as an assistant special-teams coach, according to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger.

Jets move training camp to team facility

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
The Jets will hold their 2011 training camp at the team facility in New Jersey instead of at SUNY Cortland, the team announced Friday.

Jets QB Ainge intends to retire

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
Jets QB Erik Ainge told The Associated Press he intends to retire because of injuries.

Jets WR-KR Smith will explore options

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Brad Smith, the Jets' kickoff return man and "Wildcat" quarterback, plans to explore his options in free agency but said he loves being a Jet.

AFC East best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Roscoe Parrish, Sean Smith, Shonn Greene and Patrick Chung.

Jets would benefit from keeping Shaun Ellis

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
As the lockout lingers, it seems that DE Shaun Ellis could stay in New York, where he has spent his entire 11-year career.

Jets QB Ainge tears rotator cuff

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Jets QB Erik Ainge, a former fifth-round pick, announced via Twitter that he tore the rotator cuff in his right (throwing) shoulder on Friday.

Burress, Moss among alternatives if Jets don't re-sign Edwards

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
While Braylon Edwards could still return to the Jets, his uncertain future brings up the possibility that the team would be a suitor for Randy Moss or Plaxico Burress.

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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