Jets Sign Ricky Sapp, Antwan Barnes Placed on IR

Florham Park, N.J. - The Jets were able to scrape and claw their way to a big road victory in Atlanta on Monday night, but in the process they lost outside linebacker, and pass-rushing specialist, Antwan Barnes for the rest of the season.Barnes appeared to have injured his knee in the fourth quarter, the cameras caught a shot of his leg buckling under as he made a move rushing Matt...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets' Barnes put on injured reserve

The New York Jets have placed outside linebacker Antwan Barnes on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. Barnes, one of the team's top pass rushers, was hurt in the fourth quarter of New York's 30-28 victory at Atlanta on Monday night. He was trying to get to quarterback Matt Ryan when his right knee went out on him, and he went down on the turf. Barnes, signed...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets place LB Antwan Barnes on IR

The New York Jets announced that outside linebacker Antwan Barnes has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. Barnes injured his knee during Monday night's 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons. "No. I’ll tell you what he wasn’t able to finish the game obviously so that doesn’t look good" Jets head coach Rex Ryan said on Tuesday when asked about Barnes'...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Good Move or Bad Move: Antwan Barnes

Outside linebacker Antwan Barnes could prove to be a key cog in the Jets revitalized pass-rush this upcoming season. Find out why Rex Ryan reuniting with his former player could bring highlight plays to MetLife Stadium in 2013.
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets Defensive X-Factor – Antwan Barnes?

Coming into the 2013 offseason, new general manager John Idzik had many holes to fill on the New York Jets roster with one of the worst salary cap situations in the NFL. With a budget that required Idzik to pursue “bargain bin” players, former San Diego Chargers pass rush specialist Antwan Barnes was signed by the Jets to a three year deal. Barnes is coming off of a year in which...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Antwan Barnes: Jets were the only team I wanted

Antwan Barnes might not have had many options. But according to him, he didn't need many.The New York Jets signed the former San Diego Chargers and Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker to a three-year, $4 million deal in March. Gang Green's need for wallet-friendly help in the pass-rushing department combined with Barnes's familiarity with Jets coach Rex Ryan made the match.READ MORE »
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets sign Antwan Barnes to a three-year deal

Desperate for a pass rushing presence, the New York Jets filled a major void on Monday by inking a proven pass-rusher in outside linebacker Antwan Barnes.
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets Sign Linebacker Antwan Barnes

The New York Jets bolstered their pass rush and improved their currently shaky depth at outside linebacker by signing former San Diego Charger Antwan Barnes. This has been a long rumored move as Barnes has experience in Rex Ryan’s defense from the 2007 and 2008 season when both were in Baltimore. The Jets had expressed interest in Barnes in previous years but were never able to...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets Sign OLB Antwan Barnes

Former Chargers OLB Antwan Barnes announced, via his Twitter account, that he has signed with the New York Jets. Barnes, 28, was used a situational pass-rusher for the Chargers, but he’s surprisingly tallied 14 sacks over the past two seasons. The Jets could use some help in this department and Barnes looks to be another good value signing by new GM John Idzik.  
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers LB Antwan Barnes ejected at Oakland

San Diego Chargers linebacker Antwan Barnes has been ejected against the Oakland Raiders following an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. 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. Barnes was leading the Chargers...
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January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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