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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

Chargers sign Wells, place Barnes on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran OG Reggie Wells and placed LB Antwan Barnes on injured reserve.

NFL fines Packers' Walden $15K, Chargers' Barnes $25K

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Packers LB Erik Walden has been fined $15,000 by the NFL, and Chargers LB Antwan Barnes was docked $25,000, it was learned Friday.

Bush, Barnes, Succop named AFC players of week

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Dolphins RB Reggie Bush, Chargers OLB Antwan Barnes and Chiefs PK Ryan Succop were named the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for Week 15, the NFL announced Wednesday.

Report: Chargers agree with OLB Barnes

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers and OLB Antwan Barnes have agreed on a two-year, $3.2 miilion contract, Aaron Wilson of Scout.com reported on Wednesday.

Chargers sign two, tender 10

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
San Diego will try to keep as many of their free agents as possible by tendering many of their key free agents.

Merriman placed on I.R.; will be cut when healthy

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OLB Shawne Merriman (calf) on injured reserve with a minor-injury designation, meaning the three-time Pro Bowler must be released when healthy.

Eagles trade for Ravens DE Barnes

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired DE Antwan Barnes from the Ravens for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.

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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