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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

RB Grimes rejoins Texans

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Texans claimed RB Jonathan Grimes off waivers from the Jets and waived LB Mister Alexander.

AFC East Spin cycle: Dolphins keep pace with Patriots

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins asserted themselves as the AFC East's top two teams with convincing Week Eight victories.

Change, desperation in air for three teams

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles, Jets and Chargers might have reached the point of no return; examining the Cowboys' losing culture; and more from Week Eight.

Dolphins lose Tannehill but roll past Jets

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Matt Moore stepped in for an injured Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins didn't miss a beat, rolling past the Jets 30-9 for their third straight victory.

Key matchup: Jets TE Dustin Keller vs. Dolphins defense

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Jets TE Dustin Keller had a big week against the Patriots and is likely looking forward to a familiar foe this week in the Dolphins.

Jets' Scott's injury, not performance, giving Davis a chance

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
Rex Ryan has made it clear that Bart Scott's playing time went down because of his injury, but it gives Demario Davis a chance to impress.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Who is the second-best team in the AFC East?

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
In a muddled AFC, the team that finishes second in the AFC East could snag a wild-card berth, but it's hard to decipher which team that will be.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots rally after another blown lead

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots took over first place in the AFC East after edging the Jets and the Dolphins moved into second while on bye.

Sanchez's fumble in OT gives Patriots the win

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Rob Ninkovich recovered a fumble by Mark Sanchez after Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 48-yard field goal in overtime as the Patriots held on to beat the Jets.

Key matchup: Patriots RB Stevan Ridley vs. Jets run defense

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Patriots' three wins have come when Stevan Ridley and the run game have dominated, and the Jets will look to contain them on Sunday.

Tebow could step in at RB for short-handed Jets

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow might add a new job title — running back — to an already-lengthy list.

Jets reach injury settlement with FB Conner

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Jets reached an injury settlement with FB John Conner. LB Marcus Dowtin will be activated from the practice squad to fill the spot.

AFC East Spin cycle: Four-way tie at top

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The AFC East has turned into one of the most intriguing divisions thanks to a wild Sunday in Week Six, as each team is now 3-3.

Jets ground and pound past Colts 35-9

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Shonn Greene rushed for 161 yards and three touchdowns in the Jets' 35-9 win over the Colts.

Jets place Revis on I.R.

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
The Jets placed CB Darrelle Revis on injured reserve with a torn left ACL on Friday and signed S Antonio Allen from the practice squad. 

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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