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John Parker Wilson - #3 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 10/17/1985
Birthplace Hoover, AL
College Alabama
Years played 5

Rooney responds to Harrison article

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II says the lockout has not allowed him to speak with OLB James Harrison, whose comments in a magazine article have sparked a controversy.

Steelers OLB Harrison has some harsh words for Goodell

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison is profiled in the August issue of Men's Journal, and the former Defensive Player of the Year spoke out against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Police report details Ward's DUI arrest

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
An Atlanta Police Department report on the arrest of Steelers WR Hines Ward released Monday said that the player had glassy, bloodshot eyes and failed field sobriety tests during a traffic stop early Saturday morning.

Vrabel leaving Chiefs to take job with Ohio State

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 8:32 a.m. ET
OLB Mike Vrabel, one of the plaintiffs in the Brady et al v. the NFL antitrust lawsuit, has retired after accepting a coaching position at Ohio State.

Steelers WR Ward charged with DUI

Posted July 09, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward was arrested in Georgia on suspicion of drunk driving early Saturday morning.

Roethlisberger's foot is 'healed up'

Posted June 25, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger spoke about the broken right foot that he battled through most of the 2010 season and said it has almost fully healed.

Legursky's handiness helps him stick in Pittsburgh

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Steelers C-OG Doug Legursky's versatility and readiness were put to the test multiple times a season ago, and never more so than when the Steelers needed him most.

Report: Roethlisberger open to Burress' return

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Tuesday he has communicated with WR Plaxico Burress and would be pleased if his former teammate rejoined him in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.  

AFC North best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 18, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC North who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Terrence Cody, Jermaine Gresham, Ziggy Hood and Colt McCoy.  

Strong competition for reserve spots on Steelers' offense

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The competition for reserve spots on the Steelers' offense should be intriguing, with quarterback, wide receiver and running back positions to watch.

Steelers' Allen takes unique path to pros

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Steelers rookie CB Cortez Allen's experience playing and studying at The Citadel sticks with him as he prepares for the NFL.

Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at age 81

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.

Lockout limbo: Steelers report

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
It's time to assess all 32 NFL clubs as we wait for league business to resume. Today, we take a closer look at the defending AFC-champion Steelers.   

Elusiveness a primary goal for Steelers' Sanders

Posted May 27, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
One of Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders' goals for 2011 can be boiled down to three letters oh-so-important to those who play his position: "YAC," or yards after catch. 

Steelers' Harrison, Woodley not happy with new NFL rule

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
The NFL's announcement that it plans to discipline teams this season if their players reach or surpass a certain number of illegal hits did not sit well with two star Steelers defenders.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 27, 2013
The Jacksonville Jaguars have released Wilson.||||||| Wilson spent most of last season on Jacksonville's practice squad. He was active for one game, Oct. 28 at Green Bay, but did not play. The former Alabama starter has not played in a regular-season game in his three seasons.
Posted Oct. 27, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars promoted Wilson from the practice squad.||||||| Adding Wilson could mean the Jaguars are uncertain about the status of starter Blaine Gabbert for Sunday's game at Green Bay.
Posted Aug. 26, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons placed starting defensive tackle Corey Peters on the reserve injured list and waived third string quarterback John Parker Wilson on Sunday.||||||| Wilson spent the past two seasons on the depth chart behind Matt Ryan and Chris Redman. Wilson, who lost his job to undrafted rookie Dominique Davis, never took a snap in a regular-season game.

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