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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

Stadium turf means Jets likely to lose Jenkins

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
NT Kris Jenkins would like to return to the NFL in 2011, though the playing surface at New Meadowlands Stadium means he won't be in a Jets uniform.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 30

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 30th pick in the NFL draft, including Colts WR Reggie Wayne in 2001.

Jets WR Cotchery played with herniated disc

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery told ESPNNewYork.com that he played the 2010 season with a herniated disc and underwent back surgery on Feb. 3.

Buddy Ryan diagnosed with cancer

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan, the father of current NFL coaches Rex and Rob Ryan, has cancer, according to the New York Daily News.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Special offseason in store for Jets

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
With their kicker, punter, kickoff returner and top tacklers all hitting free agency, special teams will be a big offseason issue for the Jets.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Jets owner also confident about 2011 season

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Jets chairman and CEO Woody Johnson released a statement Saturday afternoon on the NFL lockout, saying he is confident there will be an NFL season 2011.

Syracuse to play additional games at New Meadowlands

Posted March 10, 2011 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Syracuse Orange have extended their relationship with the New Meadowlands Stadium to play games in the home of the Jets and Giants through 2038.

Defense should be focus of Jets' draft

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
After keying in on the offense the past two years, the Jets will likely focus on drafting defensive players in this year's draft.

Jets release Gholston, Hartsock

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Jets have released OLB Vernon Gholston and TE Ben Hartsock, clearing more salary cap on the eve of the expected lockout.

Jets tender nine, including Cromartie and Holmes

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Jets announced a host of players getting restricted free-agent tenders on Tuesday, including CB Antonio Cromartie and WR Santonio Holmes.

AFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC East.

Report: Jets cut four veterans

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Jets released three defenders and a former starting offensive lineman Monday. Cut are OLB Jason Taylor, ORT Damien Woody, NT Kris Jenkins and DE Vernon Gholston.

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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