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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

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
As tough of a time as their corners will have covering the Patriots' receivers, the Jets' safeties will have to try and keep up with a pair of extremely productive rookie tight ends.

Success in draft has built Jets' core

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Nine players on the Jets' 53-man roster in 2010 were first-round picks by the team, an exceptionally high number that highlights the reason why New York has made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
In Week 13, Deion Branch and Wes Welker each scored a touchdown, despite going against Jets CBs Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. In the playoffs, those matchups will be key for each team to win.

Thursday practice report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the divisional round of the playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

'Amazing' Revis rights ship for Jets secondary

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The Jets appear to have finally recovered from the loss of S Jim Leonhard six weeks after he was carted off the field. That almost solely can be credited to Pro Bowl CB Darrelle Revis' superiority on the field.

Jets-Patriots fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
QB Tom Brady tore up the Jets in their last meeting, so the Patriots are likely to use a similar attack in this Sunday's third contest between the clubs.

What was, and what may be …

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers his unique insight into each of the four divisional-round playoff games for this coming weekend.

Challenges return for Patriots' corners

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington are the choice.

Jets place ORT Woody on injured reserve

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Damien Woody was placed on injured reserve with an Achilles injury in his left leg, which will require surgery.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
In Sunday's divisional-round game between the Patriots and the Jets, Rex Ryan will have to find a way to get his defense to slow down Tom Brady.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Jets' offense would greatly benefit by establishing a rushing attack against an injury-depleted Patriots front seven.

Seahawks show NFL parody, not parity

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
There is really only one thing you can say about wild-card weekend, writes Ron Borges, and you didn't have to wait until Sunday night to say it.

Jets' decision to run leads to win over Colts

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
A halftime adjustment that put the ball into the hands of LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene more helped the Jets advance in the playoffs.

Edwards' DWI hearing postponed until after playoffs

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards was scheduled to be in court on Tuesday for a meeting with the judge on his DWI charge, but it was adjourned until March 7.

Rapid reaction to Patriots-Jets divisional game

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:46 a.m. ET
The Patriots get their AFC East rival, the Jets, for their divisional-round game, the third meeting of the two teams this season.

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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