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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

Vikings sign CB Sheppard

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The Vikings found CB help on the eve of the draft, signing ninth-year CB Lito Sheppard, who was cut by the Jets this offseason.

Report: Taylor to sign with Jets

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor will sign a one-year deal with the Jets as early as Wednesday, Taylor's agent, Gary Wichard, told the Miami Herald.

Sanchez on schedule for training-camp return at latest

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez has a talented, but troubled, new target to work with in the recently acquired Santonio Holmes, but the two likely won't be able to get on the field to practice together until training camp.

Jets RB Washington to sign tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After waiting to see if any other team would present him with an offer sheet, Jets RB Leon Washington will sign his restricted free-agent tender from the Jets Thursday.

Report: Jets QB Clemens signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Jets QB Kellen Clemens, a second-round pick in 2006, signed his original-pick tender, which is worth $1.176 million, Tuesday, according to a Scout.com report.

Steelers reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Thirty years ago: Johnny 'Lam' Jones

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Jets sent two first-round picks in the 1980 NFL draft to the 49ers in exchange for the No. 2 overall selection, where they took Texas WR Johnny "Lam" Jones.

Jets' Washington in no rush to sign tender

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear RFA RB Leon Washington will be signing the second-round tender he received from the Jets until the deadline for another team to send him an offer sheet passes.

Jets to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
HBO viewers will get an inside look at what goes on in the Jets' training camp this year.

Report: Jets WRs Edwards, Smith sign tenders

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Jets WRs Braylon Edwards and Brad Smith have signed their restricted free-agent tenders, according to a report.

Jets S Smith signs tender

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Jets S Eric Smith signed his tender late Thursday.

Jets OLB Pace sad Jones is gone

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Calvin Pace said he was disappointed to see Thomas Jones go, but doesn't think it will be a situation that lingers and causes friction between players and the Jets' front office.

Jets agree with FB Richardson

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to a one-year deal with 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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