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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

Steelers WR Ward wins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward added another championship to his résumé on Tuesday night, becoming the 12th winner of "Dancing With the Stars."

NFL will fine teams after a certain number of illegal hits

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The NFL plans to discipline teams in 2011 if their players hit or surpass a certain number of illegal hits, league vice president Adolpho Birch announced Tuesday.

Addition of Gilbert adds intrigue to Steelers' O-line

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Steelers' addition of OT-OG Marcus Gilbert in Round Two of the NFL draft was a clear signal Pittsburgh envisions him having a key role on their offensive line.

Steelers SS Polamalu graduates from USC

Posted May 15, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Add college graduate to the list of accomplishments for Steelers SS Troy Polamalu.

Report: Former NFL QB Stewart arrested

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Former NFL QB Kordell Stewart was arrested Wednesday and charged with driving with a suspended license and speeding, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

All-Pro guard Faneca retires

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
OG Alan Faneca announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 13-year career where he was one of the best players at his position.

Mendenhall loses Champion apparel endorsement

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Champion sports apparel company dropped Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall as one of its endorsers after his controversial tweets following the death of Osama Bin Laden.

Steelers WR Ward briefly detained after mix-up

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward was detained at gunpoint Thursday in a mix-up over a reported stolen car. He was released without being arrested.

Mendenhall responds to Twitter controversy

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall responded to critics on his blog Wednesday, a day after he created controversy with his Tweets on Osama bin Laden.

Mendenhall's tweets draw response from Steelers

Posted May 03, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall's controversial tweets after the death of Osama bin Laden drew a response from Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday, with Rooney noting he had not spoken to Mendenhall and could not thus "explain or ...

Steelers' draft strategy sound - and telling

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Though their defense is strong, the Steelers spent four of their first five draft picks on defenders, a nod to needing to improve the secondary and to start grooming more young talent in the front seven.

Heyward looks like solid fit for Steelers

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:45 a.m. ET
DEs Aaron Smith and Brett Keisel will not be easy to replace whenever they leave the lineup, and this likely helps to explain why the Steelers selected Ohio State DE Cameron Heyward.  

NFLPA tells players to show to work Tuesday

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
Following Judge Susan Nelson's ruling to end the lockout, former players union members sent out an e-mail Monday night telling its players to report to work on Tuesday morning, PFW has learned.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Sepulveda on schedule in return from ACL injury

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Steelers P Daniel Sepulveda's recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee — the third time he has suffered such an injury to the same knee — is on schedule, he told PFW this week.


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.