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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

Struggles hit Jets offense early, defense late

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
The Jets' offense has struggled in the first quarter of games this season, requiring late comebacks by Mark Sanchez.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Patriots WRs Wes Welker and Deion Branch have been on fire of late but will face a big challenge against Jets CBs Antonio Cromartie and Darrelle Revis.

Patriots' corners can get revenge vs. Jets

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, CBs Devin McCourty, Kyle Arrington and Darius Butler are the choice.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Jets KR-WR Brad Smith vs. Patriots' kick coverage/defense

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Patriots NT Vince Wilfork vs. Jets C Nick Mangold.

Report: Jets to work out PK Brown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Jets will reportedly work out PK Kris Brown on Tuesday after recent struggles from PK Nick Folk.

Smith shines when Jets need a play

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Jets' depth chart lists Brad Smith as a wide receiver, but Smith does a lot more than just catch passes.

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Here is a sampling of quotes from Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, director of player personnel Nick Caserio and linebackers coach Matt Patricia leading up to their Week 13 game against the Jets.

Revis, Jets returning to elite form

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
CB Darrelle Revis has been shutting down elite wide receivers in recent weeks, allowing other Jets defenders to get after the quarterback.

Jets beat Bengals 26-10 with big plays

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Brad Smith's two long touchdown plays have lifted the New York Jets past the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-10 Thursday night to keep the Jets tied atop the AFC East.

2011 AFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Will the Jets overlook WR Braylon Edwards' off-the-field issues when he becomes a free agent in March? Check out our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC East players likely to become free agents in March.

Palmer a game-time decision for Bengals

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bengals will make a game-time decision on QB Carson Palmer's availability for their Thursday-night game against the Jets.

Palmer to start for Bengals on Thurs.

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer will start on Thursday night against the Jets, even after missing practice on Monday.

Jets ORT Woody to undergo MRI

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Jets starting ORT Damien Woody will undergo an MRI Monday on his right MCL after suffering an injury in Sunday's win over the Texans.

Holmes making Jets’ passing game dangerous

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The move from Pittsburgh to New York was supposed to stunt the fantasy growth of Santonio Holmes, but that hasn't been the case.

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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