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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 will stick with struggling Folk

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Despite PK Nick Folk's problems with field goals and less-than-ideal kickoffs, it appears the Jets will live with him, according to AFC East Whispers.

A duel not to forget

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Dan Marino and Ken O'Brien once waged some of pro football's finest wars — duels that helped to define the decade of the 1980s — with arguably the most memorable being the Jets' 51-45 overtime victory in 1986 in which ...

Pryce's move to NT may rev up Jets' pass rush

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 2:36 a.m. ET
One major issue for the Jets recently has been the lack of a pass rush, but a fix could be coming from an unusual source.

Jets add S Cook

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The Jets have signed S Emanuel Cook to help bolster their banged-up secondary.

Jets lose in every aspect of the game

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
The Jets were embarrassed by the Patriots on national television, a 45-3 romp that was shockingly more lopsided than the score indicates.

Jets waive Coles, looking for safeties

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
The Jets will cut recently re-signed WR Laveranues Coles to make roster room for help at safety.

Brady, Patriots rout Jets 45-3

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for four touchdowns and 326 yards in leading the New England Patriots to a 45-3 rout over the New York Jets in their AFC East showdown Monday night.

Wright among Patriots' inactives

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots' leader in sacks, DL Mike Wright, will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion.

Patriots-Jets prediction

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
In the most hyped regular-season game in recent memory between two bitter AFC East rivals, PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots' home-field advantage will be just enough to beat the Jets.

Jets sign WR Coles

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Jets have signed WR Laveranues Coles, filling the roster spot vacated by injured S Jim Leonhard.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
If the Patriots want to win Monday night's big game against the Jets, their secondary will need to slow down a hot Mark Sanchez and his dynamic receivers and tight end.

Leonhard's football acumen tough to replace

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The season-ending broken leg suffered by Jets S Jim Leonhard means more than just the loss of a playmaker, according to AFC East Whispers.

Jets S Leonhard out for season with broken leg

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 4:05 a.m. ET
Jets S Jim Leonhard broke his right leg in Friday's practice and will miss the remainder of the season. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports broke the news, and the team acknowledged the extent of the injury later in the ...

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
QB Tom Brady might not match the numbers we've seen the past three games, but he is still a viable option. RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead, on the other hand, may struggle on Monday night.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Patriots sub defense vs. Jets running game.

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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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