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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 veteran S Bell

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Jets added another safety this offseason, signing veteran Yeremiah Bell on Friday.

Rookies Davis, Bush give Jets more cover men

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 2:46 a.m. ET
Jets rookies Demario Davis and Josh Bush have the speed and cover skills to help the team's sub packages.

Jets come to terms with first-rounder Coples

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Jets agreed to terms with first-round DE Quinton Coples on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

Jets NT Ellis reaches plea agreement

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Jets second-year NT Kenrick Ellis has reached a plea agreement on a felony assault charge, which will require him to spend 90 days in jail.

Jets' Ellis facing felony charges

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 2:54 a.m. ET
Jets NT Kenrick Ellis is facing felony charges that are punishable with up to 20 years in prison, in a criminal trial that is scheduled to begin next week.

Third-year AFC East players entering crucial offseason

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
After a lockout-shortened 2011 offseason, third-year players get an extra chance to make a leap in development this summer.

Reports: Clinkscales leaving Jets for Oakland

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Jets vice president of college scouting Joey Clinkscales is leaving the club to take a position in the Raiders’ front office, according to multiple reports.

Jets DE DeVito restructures deal

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Jets have restructured the contract of DE Mike DeVito, lowering his base salary but adding bonuses to his deal.

Rookie WR Hill, Jets agree to four-year deal

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Jets have reached a four-year deal with second-round pick Stephen Hill, locking up the speedy wide receiver less than a week after they drafted him.

Jets sign PK Brown

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to terms with PK Josh Brown, according to multiple reports.

Jets waive WR Payne

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Jets waived WR Logan Payne, the team announced on Tuesday.

Reports: Favre must testify in text lawsuit

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 1:03 a.m. ET
Former NFL QB Brett Favre will have to testify in a lawsuit brought against him by two massage therapists, multiple media outlets reported Monday.

Jets counting on Coples to spark pass rush

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
A year after taking five-technique Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets added Quinton Coples to improve the pass rush.

WR Hill fills Jets' need for deep threat

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
The Jets needed a big, fast receiver who could stretch the field on the outside, and they got one in the form of Stephen Hill.

Fantasy spin: Jets WR Stephen Hill

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Stephen Hill has value as a deep threat for a Jets' offense that badly needed a big, vertical wide receiver.

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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