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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

Tomlinson signs two-year deal with Jets

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Agent Tom Condon confirmed Sunday night that his client, RB LaDainian Tomlinson, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Jets, a signing that will be announced by the team Monday.

Sharper eyeing opportunity with Jets

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
There is an opening at free safety in New York following the Jets' decision to trade Kerry Rhodes to the Cardinals for two draft picks, and free-agent Darren Sharper said he's interested in filling the void.

Tomlinson meets with Jets

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Free-agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson made a stop at Jets headquarters Friday as he met with team officials to discuss joining the club.

Jets re-sign TE Hartsock

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Jets announced they re-signed TE Ben Hartsock on Wednesday.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Cardinals obtain Rhodes in trade with Jets

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Moving quickly to compensate for the departure of Antrel Rolle, the Cardinals announced they have agreed in principle to acquire S Kerry Rhodes from the Jets in exchange for Arizona's fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and seventh-round ...

Jets not parting with Rhodes

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum announced the team would be paying S Kerry Rhodes' $2 million roster bonus on March 12 during a press conference Friday.

Jets acquire Cromartie from Chargers

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
On the heels of releasing CB Lito Sheppard, the Jets have acquired CB Antonio Cromartie from the Chargers in exchange for a 2011 third-round pick.

Jets release CB Sheppard

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The release of Lito Sheppard was expected, as the Jets made it clear they would not be paying the $10 million roster bonus he was due this month.

Edwards receives highest tender from Jets

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 7:46 a.m. ET
As expected, the Jets placed the highest possible tender on WR Braylon Edwards late Wednesday.

Jets tender Washington

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The agent of RB Leon Washington, Alvin Keels, announced the Jets have tendered Washington at the second-round level.

Jets set to release Thomas Jones

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Jets announced Monday that they will be releasing RB Thomas Jones prior to Friday, making him an unrestricted free agent when the league year begins at midnight ET March 5.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Jets' Ryan leaves 'em laughing at Combine

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
True to form, Jets head coach Rex Ryan couldn't have been more entertaining in his Combine interview with the national media.

Tannenbaum: Gholston needs to play better

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Jets are not ready to give up on OLB Vernon Gholston, GM Mike Tannenbaum said at the Combine Feb. 26.

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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