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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 WR Gilyard

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Jets signed WR Mardy Gilyard to their active roster on Wednesday, the team announced.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Ugly loss 'hard to fathom' for Jets coach Rex Ryan

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Jets coach Rex Ryan addressed the team's embarrassing Thanksgiving-night loss in a conference call on Friday.

Tebow's rib injury brings more questions to Jets' QB situation

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow was active with a rib injury on Thursday night, which made observers wonder about the status of No. 3 QB Greg McElroy.

Patriots force five turnovers, rout Jets

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and ran for one as the Patriots embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.

Jets promote three from practice squad

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Jets signed CB Donnie Fletcher, CB Darrin Walls and WR Jordan White from their practice squad to the active roster. 

Jets release WR Hill

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Jets cut Jason Hill for the second time this season, releasing the sixth-year wideout on Tuesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Jets snap losing skid, rout Rams

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bilal Powell ran for the first two touchdowns of his career, helping the Jets end a three-game losing streak with a 27-13 victory over the Rams.

Jets sign RB Bell, release LB Maybin

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Bears RB Kahlil Bell and released OLB Aaron Maybin, according to multiple reports.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots survive; Dolphins, Jets fall flat

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
While the Patriots escaped with a win over the Bills to extend their lead in the division, the Jets and Dolphins suffered bad losses.

Seahawks stay undefeated at home with win over Jets

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes in the Seahawks' 28-7 win over the Jets.

Jets look to youth to spark pass rush

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Jets' sack numbers are historically low this season, and they are looking to youngsters Quinton Coples and Ricky Sapp for help.

Jets promote LB Sapp

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
The Jets signed LB Ricky Sapp to the active roster from the practice squad on Thursday, the team announced.

Jets sign WR Hill

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Jets brought back WR Jason Hill and waived rookie S Antonio Allen, the team announced Tuesday.

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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