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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

Saturday's games a ratings boon for NBC

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Saturday's exciting wild-card games on NBC earned milestone ratings for the network.

Folk's FG sends Jets past Colts 17-16

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Nick Folk kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired Saturday night, giving the New York Jets a 17-16 first-round playoff victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

Jets RB McKnight's patience pays off

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Jets rookie RB Joe McKnight showed in Week 17 that he has the ability to be a productive player in the league.

Jets playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:01 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Jets as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Report: Favre sued for sexual harassment by former Jets employees

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The day after his final game as an NFL quarterback, Brett Favre has been sued by a pair of Jets employees for sexual harassment, according to "Good Morning America" reporters Andrea Canning and Jessica Hopper.

Slowing Manning key to Jets' chances

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The regular season didn't go exactly as planned, but the Jets can still reach their goal — if they slow down Peyton Manning.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Backups shine in Jets' win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell threw two touchdown passes in relief of Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight ran for a career-high 158 yards and New York's defense was dominant in a lopsided playoff tuneup as the Jets routed the Bills 38-7 on Sunday.

Favre inactive, Polamalu active in Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre will end his career as a spectator, as he is inactive for Sunday's season finale against the Lions.

Proven veterans focused on leading Jets to next level

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Former Chargers star LaDainian Tomlinson is one of several veteran players in their first year with the Jets who are hoping to carry the team further than it got last season — the AFC title game.    

Alosi trip, allegations cost Jets $100K

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined the Jets $100,000 for assistant coach Sal Alosi's tripping of a Dolphins player earlier this month, as well as for the team's handling of the incident, the league announced Thursday.

Rotation key to good health for Jets' outside ’backers

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Jets' outside linebacker rotation has allowed all three players to stay fresh and avoid an overwhelming physical toll.

Jets add defensive back

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Banged up in the secondary, the playoff-bound Jets have signed DB Isaiah Trufant to their 53-man roster.

Jets, Ryan are in it to win it

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
Rex Ryan and the Jets look to put controversies behind them and stay focused on Super Bowl.

Jets waive DT Kroul

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Jets have parted ways with DT Matt Kroul.

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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