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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

Panthers release OT Otah

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Panthers terminated the contract of OT Jeff Otah, the team announced Thursday.

Jets still unsettled at ORT spot

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Jeff Otah trade didn't work out for the Jets, who look to still have Wayne Hunter as the starting right tackle.

Jets guilty of creating Tebow mess

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
After a disappointing 2011 season, the Jets needed many things to challenge the Patriots for AFC East supremacy. A QB controversy wasn't one of them.

Reports: Seahawks add WR Edwards

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Seahawks will sign veteran WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal.

Jets sending OT Otah back to Carolina

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
OT Jeff Otah will return to the Panthers after his trade to the Jets was voided when he didn't pass a physical.

Jets CB Revis reports for camp

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Jets All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis has reported for training camp, as expected, despite being unhappy with his current contract.

Jets S Landry activated after passing physical

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Jets S LaRon Landry has been activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list after passing his physical.

Ravens sign WR Payne

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Ravens signed WR Logan Payne on Thursday and released undrafted free-agent FB Jamison Berryhill.

Jets place Otah on PUP list

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Jets have placed ORT Jeff Otah on the PUP list, the team said Wednesday.

Lions sign CB-RS Miller

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Lions agreed to terms with CB Justin Miller, who last played in an NFL game in 2009.

Jets place S Landry on active/PUP list

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Jets placed four players on the active/physically-unable-to-perform list, including S LaRon Landry.

Jets acquire OT Otah from Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Jets acquired former first-round OT Jeff Otah from the Panthers for an undisclosed draft pick, the teams announced Monday.

Report: Revis plans to report to camp on time

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis plans to show up to camp on time, according to Dennis Waszak Jr. of The Associated Press. 

Agent: Favre will be an assistant high school coach

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 10 p.m. ET
Brett Favre is returning to football — as an assistant high school football coach in his native Mississippi.

Tebow working on his throwing with former MLB pitcher

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
Jets backup QB Tim Tebow has been working on his throwing mechanics with former major league pitcher Tom House.

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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