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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

Tomlinson signs two-year deal with Jets

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Agent Tom Condon confirmed Sunday night that his client, RB LaDainian Tomlinson, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Jets, a signing that will be announced by the team Monday.

Sharper eyeing opportunity with Jets

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
There is an opening at free safety in New York following the Jets' decision to trade Kerry Rhodes to the Cardinals for two draft picks, and free-agent Darren Sharper said he's interested in filling the void.

Tomlinson meets with Jets

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Free-agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson made a stop at Jets headquarters Friday as he met with team officials to discuss joining the club.

Jets re-sign TE Hartsock

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Jets announced they re-signed TE Ben Hartsock on Wednesday.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Cardinals obtain Rhodes in trade with Jets

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Moving quickly to compensate for the departure of Antrel Rolle, the Cardinals announced they have agreed in principle to acquire S Kerry Rhodes from the Jets in exchange for Arizona's fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and seventh-round ...

Jets not parting with Rhodes

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum announced the team would be paying S Kerry Rhodes' $2 million roster bonus on March 12 during a press conference Friday.

Jets acquire Cromartie from Chargers

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
On the heels of releasing CB Lito Sheppard, the Jets have acquired CB Antonio Cromartie from the Chargers in exchange for a 2011 third-round pick.

Jets release CB Sheppard

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The release of Lito Sheppard was expected, as the Jets made it clear they would not be paying the $10 million roster bonus he was due this month.

Edwards receives highest tender from Jets

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 7:46 a.m. ET
As expected, the Jets placed the highest possible tender on WR Braylon Edwards late Wednesday.

Jets tender Washington

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The agent of RB Leon Washington, Alvin Keels, announced the Jets have tendered Washington at the second-round level.

Jets set to release Thomas Jones

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Jets announced Monday that they will be releasing RB Thomas Jones prior to Friday, making him an unrestricted free agent when the league year begins at midnight ET March 5.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Jets' Ryan leaves 'em laughing at Combine

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
True to form, Jets head coach Rex Ryan couldn't have been more entertaining in his Combine interview with the national media.

Tannenbaum: Gholston needs to play better

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Jets are not ready to give up on OLB Vernon Gholston, GM Mike Tannenbaum said at the Combine Feb. 26.

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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