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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 attempting red-zone balancing act with Sanchez, Tebow

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow is sure to get his touches in the red zone, but Jets QB Mark Sanchez was successful in the red area last season.

Jets' Sanchez merits a look in later rounds

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Mike Wilkening believes Mark Sanchez will have some fantasy value this season — and he's not against taking Tim Tebow late, too.

Jets' Holmes expresses confidence in Sanchez

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
In an interview with NFL Network Monday, Jets WR Santonio Holmes said he believes QB Mark Sanchez will be "our guy this season."

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bills, Dolphins, Patriots and Jets in training camp.

Burress: Sanchez was 'battling' shoulder injuries in 2011

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Monday, UFA WR Plaxico Burress indicated Jets QB Mark Sanchez played through shoulder issues in 2011. 

Jets release OT Willis, QB Kinne

Posted June 28, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Ray Willis and rookie free-agent QB G.J. Kinne on Thursday.

Jets, Giants sue to block N.J. megamall

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
New Jersey's two NFL teams are suing to block a project that developers say would be the largest mall in the United States.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Report: Jets DL Wilkerson suffers minor injuries in car accident

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Jets second-year DL Muhammad Wilkerson was treated for “minor injuries” after a car accident early Saturday morning.

Insider: Harbaugh should be 'frustrated' with Ravens' roster

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
An NFL insider said there is only average offensive talent in Baltimore, and Jim Harbaugh should be frustrated with the state of the Ravens' roster.

Jets lowering prices of 12,000 upper-tier seats

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The New York Jets are lowering the price of some 12,000 upper-tier seats at MetLife Stadium for the 2012 season.

Tebow wins PFWA Good Guy Award

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Jets QB Tim Tebow won the Professional Football Writers of America Good Guy Award.

Tomlinson retires as a Charger

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
RB LaDainian Tomlinson officially retired on Monday, signing a ceremonial contract to finish his career as a Charger.

Tomlinson to retire as a Charger Monday

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that RB LaDainian Tomlinson will announce his retirement on Monday.

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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