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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

Tannenbaum: Sanchez will be ready before camp but not exactly sure when

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
During his press conference at the Combine Friday, Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum changed his tune, slightly, on QB Mark Sanchez's timetable to get back on the field after undergoing knee surgery Feb. 17.

The RB gem of the 2000 draft

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Thomas Jones' second act is one of the finest comeback stories in NFL history. Think, how many skill guys can you name who transformed themselves from bust to one of the NFL's best after the age of 26? How ...

Report: Jets sign PK Folk

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Jets signed PK Nick Folk to a one-year contract Tuesday, according to a report.

Sanchez to undergo surgery Wednesday

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Jets QB Mark Sanchez will undergo surgery on his left knee Wednesday, according to reports.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Jets fine coach Ryan $50,000 for obscene gesture

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
The Jets have fined head coach Rex Ryan $50,000 for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event last weekend in Miami.

Jets' Sanchez will undergo knee surgery

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Jets QB Mark Sanchez has decided to undergo surgery on his left knee, but he's expected to be ready for training camp, reports indicate.

Jets' Ryan apologizes for obscene gesture

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan has apologized for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event Saturday night in Florida.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Jones’ future with Jets still uncertain

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Jets RB Thomas Jones had a career year in 2009, but there's a good chance he will be playing elsewhere next season.

New York Jets' season in review

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
We take a week-by-week look at the 2009 season of the AFC wild-card Jets.

Jets not confident enough in Edwards to offer long-term deal

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Jets are expected to offer WR Braylon Edwards a one-year tender when he becomes a restricted free agent in March, and they will pass on the opportunity to lock him up with a long-term deal.

Jets DE Ellis has broken hand

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Jets starting DE Shaun Ellis suffered a broken left hand on the first play of the Jets' divisional playoff victory over the Chargers Sunday, but he will put off surgery until after the AFC championship game so that he can ...

Sanchez, Greene star as Jets shock Chargers

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Rookies Mark Sanchez and Shonn Greene led the Jets to a stunning 17-14 upset of San Diego in the divisional playoffs Sunday, each providing a touchdown in the fourth quarter that marked another Chargers postseason pratfall.

Pace says Jets believe in Gholston

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Teammate and fellow outside 'backer Calvin Pace recently explained what he's seeing from Vernon Gholston, in an exclusive interview with PFW.

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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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