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Muhammad Wilkerson

Muhammad Wilkerson - #96 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 10/22/1989
Birthplace Linden, NJ
College Temple
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 30th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
69 3 0

Jets sign QB Garrard

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
The Jets added QB David Garrard to the fold, signing the nine-year veteran on Monday.

New York Jets: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Jets, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Rex Ryan offers new strategy for predictions, view on 2013

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan has a new strategy for predictions, and explained how he's viewing a crucial 2013 seasons.

Jets' Idzik, Ryan address Revis rumors

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Jets GM John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan addressed the Darrelle Revis situation at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday.

LBs Scott, Pace among Jets' cuts

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Jets began clearing cap space on Tuesday by announcing the release of veterans OLB Calvin Pace, ILB Bart Scott S Eric Smith and OT Jason Smith.

Jets announce coaching changes

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Jets announced several coaching changes on Tuesday, including parting ways with O-line coach Dave DeGuglielmo.

Revis situation becomes priority No. 1 for Jets' Idzik

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:44 p.m. ET
New Jets GM John Idzik inherits a team with salary-cap issues and questions on whether its star player will return.

Bengals sign OLB Maybin

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former first-round OLB Aaron Maybin on Friday, the team announced.

Idzik introduced as Jets' new GM

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
John Idzik was introduced Thursday as the New York Jets' new general manager, replacing the fired Mike Tannenbaum.

Raiders hire Sparano

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders hired Tony Sparano as the team’s assistant head coach/offensive line.

Jets coach Ryan uninjured in three-car accident

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan was uninjured in a three-car accident in eastern Pennsylvania on Jan. 14, the team has confirmed.

Jets tab Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was hired Friday as the Jets’ offensive coordinator on Friday.

Jets hire Idzik as GM

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Jets hired former Seahawks executive John Idzik as their general manager, owner Woody Johnson announced Friday.

Jets' Ryan faces immense challenge in 2013

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Roster turnover, quarterback questions and cap issues are only some of the challenges facing Rex Ryan in a make-or-break year in 2013.

Suddenly unwanted, Tebow's NFL future uncertain

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
After one terribly frustrating season in New York, Tim Tebow's NFL future is completely unknown.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 26, 2012
Wilkerson suffered a concussion and injured a knee during the team's loss to San Diego on Sunday, and his status for the season finale at Buffalo is uncertain.||||||| Wilkerson played every defensive snap against the Chargers, and the team says he showed no symptoms of a concussion until after the game, and was tested. He'll continue to undergo tests this week.
Posted Aug. 30, 2011
Wilkerson and Giants running back Brandon Jacobs were ejected from the teams' preseason game Monday night - a 17-3 win by the Jets - after taking swings at each other.||||||| After Mario Manningham's 7-yard catch with 8:37 left in the third quarter, Wilkerson and Jacobs shoved each other. The two yelled at each other several yards away from where Manningham caught the pass as players from both teams rushed over to separate Jacobs and Wilkerson before things escalated.
Posted April 29, 2011
The Jets selected Temple defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson with the 30th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, giving New York the big-time pass rusher they coveted.||||||| The 6-foot-4 1/2, 305-pound Wilkerson had 9 1/2 sacks last year for the Owls, and should immediately help the Jets, who have made it to the AFC championship game the last two seasons. "I don't see him as a nose tackle, but this young man can play defensive end in our system and (defensive) tackle as well," said coach Rex Ryan, who recently authored a book about himself. "I see him as a possible three-down contributor for us. We'll see."

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