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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-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Browns' Ryan impressed with Jets QB Sanchez

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan likes what he's seen from Jets second-year QB Mark Sanchez, who threw for 323 yards in the Jets' 23-20 win at Detroit on Sunday.

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez's showing vs. the Browns' secondary will go a long way in determining who wins this Sunday. Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Edwards' DWI case adjourned

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Braylon Edwards' DWI case was adjourned until Jan. 11, giving the Jets' receiver's attorney and the Manhattan D.A. office time to file motions.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Crowder, Scott accuse opponents of dirty play

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.

Sanchez-led Jets rally to beat Lions 23-20 in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a 52-yard pass to Santonio Holmes to set up Nick Folk's 30-yard field goal, lifting the New York Jets to a 23-20 overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Jets set to blitz more often

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With CB Darrelle Revis healthy again and their corners equipped to handle one-on-one coverage, the Jets are prepared to unleash all-out blitzes to pressure opposing quarterbacks, according to AFC East Whispers.

Fake punt still in Jets' playbook

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
A communication breakdown and lack of awareness resulted in a botched fake punt for the Jets in Week Eight, but don't expect the team to stop trying to fool opponents just because their attempt didn't work.

Lions avoid blackout in game vs. Jets

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Lions president Tom Lewand said Sunday's game against the Jets has sold out and the local television blackout will be lifted.

Tomlinson eclipses 13,000 rushing yards

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson reached the 13,000 career yards rushing milestone in Sunday's loss to the Packers. Tomlinson entered the game with 12,980 yards rushing and finished with 13,034 after rushing for 54 yards on 16 ...

Crosby kicks Packers past rusty Jets, 9-0

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Mason Crosby kicked three field goals for Green Bay, and that was all the Packers needed as they held the rested but sloppy Jets off the scoreboard for a 9-0 victory Sunday.

Leonhard doesn't expect big hits to stop

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Jets SS Jim Leonhard tells PFW that he understands why the NFL is trying to outlaw hits to the head, but the speed and physicality of football makes that difficult for defensive players to do.

Cablevision-Fox dispute may prevent Jets game from airing

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A dispute between TV provider Cablevision and Fox, the channel airing the Jets' game vs. the Packers, may leave millions of New Yorkers without a way to watch the game.

Jets sign DT Gilbert to active roster

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Jets signed DT Jarron Gilbert from their practice squad on Wednesday. Gilbert will replace DT Howard Green on the roster. Green was released on Tuesday.

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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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