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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

Portis comments on Jets investigation

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis tells Washington radio that a woman will always feel out-of-place in NFL locker rooms because of the male-to-female ratio.

NT Jenkins has torn ACL, out for season

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Kris Jenkins tore his ACL on Monday night, ending the Jets nose tackle's season.

Patriots likely to attack Jets' Wilson, Cromartie

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick certainly noticed this morning, when he saw the Jets coaching tape from Monday night, that the Ravens were able to pick on CBs Antonio Cromartie and Kyle Wilson.

Female reporter felt 'very uncomfortable' in Jets' locker room

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:01 a.m. ET
A female reporter for a Mexican television network was made to feel "very uncomfortable" when she visited the Jets' practice Saturday. She was greeted by some catcalls from Jets players in the locker room while she waited to interview Jets ...

Ravens spoil Jets' opener, 10-9

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
WR Anquan Boldin, Baltimore's key offseason acquisition, toyed with New York's vaunted secondary for 110 yards on seven catches Monday night, leading the Ravens to a 10-9 season-opening win over the host Jets in their first game at ...

Jets' Jenkins hurts knee, unlikely to return

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Jets NT Kris Jenkins injured his left knee in a pileup during the first quarter of the Ravens-Jets game Monday night and wasn't expected to return.

Jets-Ravens delayed due to weather

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Storms in the area of New Meadowlands Stadium have delayed Monday night's game between the Jets and Ravens for at least 30 minutes.

Report: Unidentified team files complaint to NFL against Jets

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
An unidentified team filed a formal complaint with the NFL against the Jets for violating the league's offseason training rules.

Jets worried about OLG spot

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
With rookie Vladimir Ducasse unable to win the starting OLG job in the preseason, the Jets have turned to 2009 sixth-round pick Matt Slauson, who has played in only three regular-season games.

Revis, Jets were both ready to pass on 2010

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Both Darrelle Revis and the Jets were prepared to be without each other in 2010 before they reached an 11th-hour agreement.

Study calls Cowboys most popular team

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
In a study released Thursday by Nielsen, the Cowboys ranked as the most popular team in the league.

Report: Jets to re-sign QB O'Connell

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Jets reportedly will re-sign QB Kevin O'Connell and place him on injured reserve with a torn labrum.

Sanchez might spoil Jets' season

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
With Darrelle Revis back, the Jets have all the pieces to make a run at the Super Bowl. That is, all but one: a quarterback.

Revis, Jets agree on new deal

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 1:02 a.m. ET
All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis agreed to a new four-year contract with the Jets late Sunday night, ending his 36-day holdout just in time to join the team for its season opener against Baltimore.

Jets claim WR Turner and two others, cut Clowney, Richardson

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Jets have claimed ex-Vikings OT Patrick Brown, ex-Cowboys DT Marcus Dixon and ex-Dolphins WR Patrick Turner, the team announced Sunday. New York also waived WR David Clowney and RB Chauncey Washington and released FB Tony Richardson.

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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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