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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

Trio of roster moves for Jets

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Jets signed LB Josh Mauga from their practice squad and released DT Howard Green. LB Kenwin Cummings, who was released by the team last week, was re-signed to the practice squad.

Revis says he's 100 percent

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis told reporters that his sore hamstring is 100 percent following the team's bye week and that he is good to go for the Week Eight game vs. the Packers.

Jets living large on the edge

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 5:14 a.m. ET
With a refreshing flair spearheaded by colorful head coach Rex Ryan, the Jets are standing tall on top of the NFL mountain, with the season's halfway point fast approaching.

Jets cut LB Kenwin Cummings

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET

Ferguson has become leader of Jets' O-line

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
OLT D'Brickashaw Ferguson has emerged as not only the best player on the Jets' offensive line, but also the leader of the unit.

Ryan motivates Jets to succeed

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Jets play hard for head coach Rex Ryan, and so far it has led them to a 5-1 record.

LT, Jets hold off Broncos

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson scored his second touchdown from 2 yards out with 73 seconds left after a pass interference flag and the New York Jets rallied past the Denver Broncos 24-20 on Sunday.

Jets thrive at protecting the ball

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
The Jets benched players in the preseason if they turned the ball over, and that tough love appears to have worked.

Report: Revis a game-time decision

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Jets will not make a decision on CB Darrelle Revis' status until game time on Sunday, a league source told Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.

Jets CB Revis ticketed for speeding, careless driving

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was ticketed for speeding and careless driving Thursday morning on his way to the team's facility, according to the New Jersey Star-Ledger.

Jets overcome Favre's milestone night 29-20

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 12:51 a.m. ET
Brett Favre brushed off a miserable start with a milestone night that almost led Minnesota back, but Dwight Lowery returned an interception 26 yards for a touchdown with 1:30 left as the New York Jets (4-1) beat the Vikings ...

Jets-Vikings delayed due to weather

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Kickoff for the Monday-night game has been pushed back 20 minutes due to thunderstorms over the New Meadowlands Stadium.

Vikings-Jets prediction

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4 p.m. ET
Has there been a "Monday Night Football" game in recent years with this much bizarre drama, replete with story lines on just about every level?

Report: Favre apologizes to teammates

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre apologized to teammates for being a distraction during a meeting on Monday morning, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Favre case won't be distraction unless he's suspended

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The only way the allegations against Brett Favre become a major distraction is if Favre is found guilty and is suspended. Otherwise, the beat will go on.

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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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