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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-Steelers fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
QB Mark Sanchez played well last week in defeating the Patriots and will have to be sharp again for the Jets to knock off the Steelers for the AFC crown.

Report: Steelers DE Smith will not play Sunday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
The only chance the Steelers have of DE Aaron Smith playing this season is if they beat the Jets Sunday to advance to the Super Bowl.

Jets OLB Taylor misses practice with concussion

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Jets OLB Jason Taylor missed practice Wednesday with a concussion but passed the test put forth to him by doctors and was cleared to practice with the team on Thursday.

Title games couldn't be more intriguing

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
It would be difficult to overhype the conference championship games, writes Hub Arkush, with matchups such as Darrelle Revis vs. Ben Roethlisberger.

Can Steelers turn tables in rematch with Jets?

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Jets ground out an impressive 22-17 win at Pittsburgh in December thanks to their special-teams play and a very good second-half performance on offense. We take a closer look at the areas in which Pittsburgh had problems in the ...

CBS' blame game and Fox's arrogance

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Barry Jackson gives his playoff commentary from the couch.

Patriots' youth, reliance on Brady exposed in playoff loss

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Everything fell apart for the Patriots in their playoff loss for the Jets, as Rex Ryan's plan to stop Tom Brady forced the Patriots to rely on their young defense that picked the wrong game to lose the turnover ...

Strength in numbers help Jets contain Brady

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
To beat one player — QB Tom Brady — the Jets received big games from multiple defenders in their divisional-round upset of the Patriots.

Jets send Brady, Patriots packing

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 8:33 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw three touchdown passes, including one to Braylon Edwards, and the trash-talking Jets reached their second straight AFC championship game with a stunning 28-21 win over the Patriots on Sunday.

Smith among inactives for Patriots-Jets

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Jets will be without return specialist and "Wildcat" quarterback Brad Smith for their divisional-round playoff game against the Patriots on Sunday.

Patriots-Jets prediction

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Jest to put up a much better fight than we saw in Week 13 but thinks Tom Brady will be too much in this divisional-round game.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
The Jets can exploit the Patriots on third downs, where the Pats were last in the league on the defensive side of the ball.

League warns teams about trash talk

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
With two sets of divisional rivals facing off this weekend in the AFC's divisional playoffs, there has been a fair share of trash talk, subtle or not. The league decided to have its say.

Divisional-round matchup tidbits

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:46 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the divisional-round matchups.

Three-and-out with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Each week we'll talk to former Patriots star and current broadcaster Gino Cappelletti. This week, Gino discussed the war of words between the Patriots and Jets and help previewed Sunday's divisional-round game.

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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