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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 keep six CBs, four WRs after final cuts

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:38 a.m. ET
With All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis still holding out, the Jets have kept six cornerbacks on their 53-man roster following the mandatory cutdown Saturday. On the other hand, they retained only four wide receivers.

Jets release QB O'Connell

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Jets released QB Kevin O'Connell on Tuesday, likely giving the No. 3 job to Kellen Clemens.

Jets release WR Coles

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Jets released WR Laveranues Coles on Sunday. Coles spent seven seasons with the Jets and ranks fifth in franchise history with 5,941 receiving yards.

Jets LB Pace (foot) out six weeks

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The Jets' leader in sacks in 2009, LB Calvin Pace, will be out six weeks after suffering a broken foot against Washington Friday night.

Status quo plagues negotiations between Jets, Revis

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson hasn't given Jets fans any reason to be optimistic about the chances of CB Darrelle Revis joining the team any time soon.

War of words good for league

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Having Tom Brady and Rex Ryan "hating" each other's team is good news for the NFL, writes PFW's Eli Kaberon.

Jets QB Sanchez to wear knee brace

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
To avoid any future problems with his left knee, Jets QB Mark Sanchez will wear a protective brace.

Reports: Mangold to sign contract worth $55 million

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Jets and C Nick Mangold have reportedly agreed on a seven-year, $55 million deal, making Mangold the highest-paid center in the NFL.

Report: Jets close to extension with C Mangold

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Jets are close to signing C Nick Mangold to a contract extension, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Jets rookie Wilson promoted to starting lineup

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
As Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum and CB Darrelle Revis' agents continue contract talks, rookie CB Kyle Wilson shared with PFW his thoughts about being elevated to the first-team defense.

The case against the Jets' defense

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
It’s hard for me to say that the Jets will have a bad defense this season. But I can tell you that I won't be drafting them this season.

Jets, Revis agree to keep talks private

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
After a few days of publicly bashing each other, the Jets and Darrelle Revis' representatives have released a joint statement saying they will keep the ongoing contract talks private.

Jets' Greene on the rise

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Jets' Shonn Greene is on the verge of becoming a No. 1 fantasy back, writes PFW's Dan Parr.

Jets: No progress in Revis negotiations

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson isn't optimistic that his club will be able to reach a contract extension with holdout CB Darrelle Revis before the start of the regular season.

Jets CB Revis begins holdout

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis failed to report for training camp Aug. 1 and is willing to hold out indefinitely.

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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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