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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

Tannenbaum: Sanchez will be ready before camp but not exactly sure when

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
During his press conference at the Combine Friday, Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum changed his tune, slightly, on QB Mark Sanchez's timetable to get back on the field after undergoing knee surgery Feb. 17.

The RB gem of the 2000 draft

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Thomas Jones' second act is one of the finest comeback stories in NFL history. Think, how many skill guys can you name who transformed themselves from bust to one of the NFL's best after the age of 26? How ...

Report: Jets sign PK Folk

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Jets signed PK Nick Folk to a one-year contract Tuesday, according to a report.

Sanchez to undergo surgery Wednesday

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Jets QB Mark Sanchez will undergo surgery on his left knee Wednesday, according to reports.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Jets fine coach Ryan $50,000 for obscene gesture

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
The Jets have fined head coach Rex Ryan $50,000 for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event last weekend in Miami.

Jets' Sanchez will undergo knee surgery

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Jets QB Mark Sanchez has decided to undergo surgery on his left knee, but he's expected to be ready for training camp, reports indicate.

Jets' Ryan apologizes for obscene gesture

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan has apologized for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event Saturday night in Florida.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Jones’ future with Jets still uncertain

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Jets RB Thomas Jones had a career year in 2009, but there's a good chance he will be playing elsewhere next season.

New York Jets' season in review

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
We take a week-by-week look at the 2009 season of the AFC wild-card Jets.

Jets not confident enough in Edwards to offer long-term deal

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Jets are expected to offer WR Braylon Edwards a one-year tender when he becomes a restricted free agent in March, and they will pass on the opportunity to lock him up with a long-term deal.

Jets DE Ellis has broken hand

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Jets starting DE Shaun Ellis suffered a broken left hand on the first play of the Jets' divisional playoff victory over the Chargers Sunday, but he will put off surgery until after the AFC championship game so that he can ...

Sanchez, Greene star as Jets shock Chargers

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Rookies Mark Sanchez and Shonn Greene led the Jets to a stunning 17-14 upset of San Diego in the divisional playoffs Sunday, each providing a touchdown in the fourth quarter that marked another Chargers postseason pratfall.

Pace says Jets believe in Gholston

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Teammate and fellow outside 'backer Calvin Pace recently explained what he's seeing from Vernon Gholston, in an exclusive interview with PFW.

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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