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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

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Tack FF Int
69 3 0

Struggles hit Jets offense early, defense late

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
The Jets' offense has struggled in the first quarter of games this season, requiring late comebacks by Mark Sanchez.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Patriots WRs Wes Welker and Deion Branch have been on fire of late but will face a big challenge against Jets CBs Antonio Cromartie and Darrelle Revis.

Patriots' corners can get revenge vs. Jets

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, CBs Devin McCourty, Kyle Arrington and Darius Butler are the choice.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Jets KR-WR Brad Smith vs. Patriots' kick coverage/defense

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 13 game between the Patriots and Jets: Patriots NT Vince Wilfork vs. Jets C Nick Mangold.

Report: Jets to work out PK Brown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Jets will reportedly work out PK Kris Brown on Tuesday after recent struggles from PK Nick Folk.

Smith shines when Jets need a play

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Jets' depth chart lists Brad Smith as a wide receiver, but Smith does a lot more than just catch passes.

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Here is a sampling of quotes from Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, director of player personnel Nick Caserio and linebackers coach Matt Patricia leading up to their Week 13 game against the Jets.

Revis, Jets returning to elite form

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
CB Darrelle Revis has been shutting down elite wide receivers in recent weeks, allowing other Jets defenders to get after the quarterback.

Jets beat Bengals 26-10 with big plays

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Brad Smith's two long touchdown plays have lifted the New York Jets past the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-10 Thursday night to keep the Jets tied atop the AFC East.

2011 AFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Will the Jets overlook WR Braylon Edwards' off-the-field issues when he becomes a free agent in March? Check out our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC East players likely to become free agents in March.

Palmer a game-time decision for Bengals

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bengals will make a game-time decision on QB Carson Palmer's availability for their Thursday-night game against the Jets.

Palmer to start for Bengals on Thurs.

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer will start on Thursday night against the Jets, even after missing practice on Monday.

Jets ORT Woody to undergo MRI

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Jets starting ORT Damien Woody will undergo an MRI Monday on his right MCL after suffering an injury in Sunday's win over the Texans.

Holmes making Jets’ passing game dangerous

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The move from Pittsburgh to New York was supposed to stunt the fantasy growth of Santonio Holmes, but that hasn't been the case.

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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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