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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

Lockout limbo: Jets report

Posted May 30, 2011 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Jets should have plenty of last year's team back for 2011, but with so many veterans set to be free agents when the doors reopen, there are still question marks surrounding the Gang Green.

Report: Jets interested in WR Moss

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Jets have a real interest in adding WR Randy Moss to their receiving corps, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

Wilkerson excited to bring his skills to Jets' defense

Posted May 14, 2011 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Jets first-round pick Muhammad Wilkerson is studying his playbook as he prepares to be the team's five-technique of the future.

Jets get five-technique of the future with Wilkerson

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
The Jets bolstered the defensive line by selecting the versatile Muhammad Wilkerson at pick No. 30.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

NFL players arrive to work on Tuesday

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
NFL players were told on Monday evening they could return to work by Judge Susan Richard Nelson, and on Tuesday morning, they did.

Wilson to compete for Jets' nickel CB role

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Jets drafted CB Kyle Wilson in the first round in 2010 to play nickel. He struggled and saw his playing time decrease immensely, but he could take over the role in ’11.

Saints-Packers set to kick off 2011 season

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The 2011 NFL schedule has been released, and there are plenty of intriguing matchups among the 256 games that kick off on Thursday, Sept. 8 with a meeting of the last two Super Bowl champions.

NFL to release schedule Tuesday

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
While the lockout lingers, fans will get a chance Tuesday to see what games will be played if the owners and players settle their differences in time for the regular season.

Kelly named CEO of Super Bowl 2014 committee

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., former president of the American Express Company, will serve as the CEO of the New York/New Jersey 2014 Super Bowl Host Committee.

Sterger says she "never met" Favre

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
Former Jets employee Jenn Sterger told George Stephanopoulos of ABC's "Good Morning America" this week that she has "never met" Brett Favre.

Holmes says he would not sign RFA tender

Posted April 09, 2011 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Jets WR Santonio Holmes still wants a long-term contract, and doesn't plan to sign his restricted free-agent tender.

Ducasse to step into the fold at ORT spot

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Vladimir Ducasse didn't have an opportunity to prove himself during his rookie season, but he is expected to get thrust into the spotlight as the team's right tackle in 2011.

Report: Brunell attempts to buy rings back

Posted April 05, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell, who originally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last June, has reportedly filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan to buy back some of his football memorabilia.

Jets: Massage therapists exaggerated relationship with team

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The Jets say that two massage therapists accusing the team of blacklisting them have exaggerated their relationship with the team.

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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