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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

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69 3 0

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Schottenheimer declines to interview with Bills

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer has turned down a request to interview for Buffalo's vacant head-coaching job.

You gotta believe it to see it

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
This year, in mid-December, the Jets were at .500 and drawing up their 2010 draft plans. Suddenly the schedule broke in their favor. Their final two opponents didn't want to play, and so a 7-7 carp became a 9-7 ...

Jets' Weatherford expects to play Sunday

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Jets P Steve Weatherford will return for the team's game vs. the Chargers Sunday, reports indicate.

Jets WR Edwards placed on probation

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Jets WR Braylon Edwards is expected to rejoin his team for meetings Tuesday after appearing in a Cleveland court earlier in the day.

Bills want to interview Jets' Schottenheimer

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have requested permission to interview Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer for their vacant head-coaching job, an anonymous source told The Associated Press.

Rhodes plays his way back into Jets’ good graces

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
As the Jets celebrate their playoff victory, a player who seemed to be on the verge of playing his way off the team a few weeks ago may be sticking around a bit longer.

Aces, jokers and other wild cards

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
PFW contributor Tom Danyluk says it's been an AFC league for years, but now, at least for a season, the heavies have shifted back to the National Conference. How many old guard clubs can win it all? Well, the ...

AFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
TE Dallas Clark is the Colts' player to watch in the upcoming playoffs, as PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the AFC's six postseason participants and speculates on what it will take for each to win the Super ...

Jets tolerating Sanchez’s ups and downs

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez delivered a decent performance in a Week 16 victory, which relieved some tension among Jets players, observers say.

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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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