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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 OL Ducasse benefiting from full offseason

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Jets OL Vladimir Ducasse has had to move to guard again this offseason, but he has impressed Rex Ryan with his development.

L.T. did it all except win it all

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson is a first-ballot Hall of Famer to-be and one of the finest players of his generation, but his story had its share of disappontment, too.

Jets' Ellis is positive despite looming jail time

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Kenrick Ellis is thrilled with everything he has accomplished this offseason on the field, but he begins a 45-day jail sentence on Friday.

Jets' Tebow, Sanchez bulk up

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
Jets backup QB Tim Tebow has added strength, as has starter Mark Sanchez. 

Jets' Landry looks on schedule for training camp

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Jets S LaRon Landry, who's battled injuries the last two seasons, appears on track to be ready for training camp, he indicated Wednesday. 

Sanchez vs. Sanchez should be the Jets' QB 'controversy'

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Tim Tebow will receive plenty of headlines this offseason, but let's not kid ourselves. The biggest threat to Mark Sanchez's job is Mark Sanchez.

Jets' Holmes sits with tight hammy, Landry reports

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
WR Santonio Holmes sat out the first day of Jets minicamp practice with a tight hamstring, an injury that occurred last week in OTAs.

Revis: Talks with Jets to come 'sooner or later'

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Darrelle Revis says there has been no movement on talks about re-doing his deal, and a sit-down with the Jets will have to come "sooner or later."

Better NFL defense: Ravens or Jets?

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
In the new “In the Trenches” video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Jets looking for a blocking tight end

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano has an effective pass-catching tight end in Dustin Keller, but there are some questions about the club's No. 2 tight end.

Jets WR White suffers fracture in foot

Posted June 02, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Jets seventh-round pick WR Jordan White suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his left foot on May 21, the team announced.

Jets DT Ellis pleads guilty, faces jail time

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Jets DT Kenrick Ellis plead guilty on Monday to assault and battery charges from a 2010 fight in Virginia, and was sentenced to jail time starting this summer.

AFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Jets WR Santonio Holmes.

Tebow's lawyers threatening to sue T-shirt makers

Posted May 19, 2012 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Lawyers representing Tim Tebow have sent a cease and desist letter to a T-shirt manufacturer they say is illegally using his name to sell products.

Jets promote Bauer to director of college scouting

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
The Jets have promoted Jeff Bauer to director of college scouting, replacing Joey Clinkscales, who departed earlier in the month.

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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