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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 stun Texans on late Holmes TD

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Santonio Holmes caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from Mark Sanchez with 10 seconds left, lifting the New York Jets to a stunning 30-27 comeback victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday.

Jets' new stadium not providing home-field edge

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan wishes the New Meadowlands Stadium would provide his team with the type of home-field advantage that opponents like the Patriots, Steelers and Colts enjoy.

Jets' Sanchez becoming all-around QB

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
With some help from experienced backup Mark Brunell, Jets starting QB Mark Sanchez has developed as a player, both with his on-field skills and off-field demeanor.

Jets elevate WR Turner, release DL Gilbert

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Jets have released DL Jarron Gilbert and signed WR Patrick Turner from their practice squad, giving the team more depth at a position of need.

Schaub returns to Texans practice

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Texans got good news Thursday when QB Matt Schaub returned to practice after being hospitalized on Tuesday night with a bursa sac injury in his right knee.

Week 11 power rankings

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Santonio Holmes' overtime TD catch lifted the Jets to an NFL-best 7-2 record and into the revolving-door top spot in PFW's weekly power rankings.

Jets WR Holmes again comes through in the clutch

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Santonio Holmes' 37-yard touchdown with 16 seconds remaining in overtime was the latest in a stretch of late-game heroics for the wide receiver.

Jets-Browns recap notes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
Here's a recap of the second half and overtime of Jets-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Sanchez-Holmes TD in OT gives Jets the win

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Santonio Holmes scored on a 37-yard touchdown pass from Mark Sanchez with 16 seconds left in overtime, giving the New York Jets a 26-20 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday for their eighth straight regular-season road win.

Jets-Browns first-half notes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Here are notes on the first half of Jets-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Jets-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the Jets' defense will be the difference in their matchup at Cleveland. 

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Can the Browns stop Jets RBs LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene?

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
Oh, what fun it will be to watch Jets head coach Rex Ryan and Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan try to outsmart the other. 

Greene set to emerge for Jets

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
Jets RB Shonn Greene seems to be coming on strong as the season wears on and soon could supplant LaDainian Tomlinoson as the team's featured back.  

Sterger finally meets with NFL to discuss Favre allegations

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
Former New York Jets employee Jenn Sterger finally met with NFL officials in New York City Thursday regarding the ongoing investigation into alleged text and voice messages sent to her by Brett Favre.

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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