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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 WR Edwards apologizes in statement

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards apologized in a statement Wednesday, more than a day after he was arrested for DWI.

Jets GM: Edwards will be active, won't start Week Three

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum told the Associated Press that WR Braylon Edwards will be active for the Jets' game Sunday night in Miami following his DWI arrest Monday night.

Reports: Ferguson and Gholston in car with Edwards during DWI arrest

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Multiple reports have surfaced identifying Jets OLT D'Brickashaw Ferguson and DLE Vernon Gholston as the passengers in WR Braylon Edwards' car when Edwards was charged with a DWI.

Jets' Edwards arrested for DUI

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards was arrested Tuesday morning in New Jersey for driving under the influence, as he had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Revis may miss Jets-Dolphins

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
CB Darrelle Revis' injured hamstring may force him to miss the Jets' big Week Three matchup vs. the Dolphins.

'D' still the key for the Jets

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez earned a lot of praise for his Week Two performance, but it was the new parts of the Jets' defense that came up big against the Patriots.

Sanchez has career game in Jets' first win

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a career-high three touchdown passes, including two in the second half, and the New York Jets held off Tom Brady and the New England Patriots despite losing Darrelle Revis in a 28-14 victory Sunday.

Mangold leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Jets C Nick Mangold went into the locker room midway through the third quarter of their game against the Patriots with a shoulder injury.

Revis out with hamstring injury

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis will not return to the game against the Patriots after leaving late in the first half with a hamstring injury.

Report: Patriots sign former Jets WR-RB Woodhead

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport is reporting the Patriots have signed former Jets WR-RB Danny Woodhead, just a day before the two teams meet in the New Meadowlands Stadium.

Edwards, Sanchez need to pick it up

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
WR Braylon Edwards was brought to the Jets to make big plays, but he still hasn't found a consistent connection with QB Mark Sanchez.

Report: Average NFL ticket price increases 4.5 percent

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Team Marketing Report said Friday that average ticket prices for NFL games increased 4.5 percent this year to $76.47. Last year's increase was 3.9 percent.

Jets owner to underwrite new media policy

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson will create a new media policy to educate players as to how to deal with reporters in NFL locker rooms.

Jets sign veteran DL Green

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Jets have signed veteran DL Howard Green to a two-year contract.

Jets sign WR Clowney, cut RB Woodhead

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
WR David Clowney has returned to the Jets, who also waived RB Danny Woodhead on Tuesday.

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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