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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

NT position badly hurting Jets' run defense

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The Jets' run defense has struggled mightily this season, especially in the middle without a healthy Sione Po'uha.

Jets DT Ellis out 4-6 weeks

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Jets DT Kenrick Ellis will miss 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury he suffered in Monday night’s loss to Houston, Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Jets add DT Muir

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Jets signed DT Daniel Muir on Wednesday and placed LB Josh Mauga on injured reserve with a pectoral injury.

Report: Jets LB Mauga out for the year

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Jets LB Josh Mauga will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins both looked strong in wins, while the Bills are reeling after a historic loss to the 49ers, and the Jets couldn't get past the Texans.

Brian Cushing suffers knee injury

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
Texans star LILB Brian Cushing was knocked out of Houston's 23-17 victory over the Jets with what looked to be a serious knee injury.

Foster runs for 152 yards as Texans top Jets

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 152 yards and a TD, and the Texans stayed unbeaten by defeating the Jets for the first time in team history.

Tate, Keller among Monday night's inactives

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Texans RB Ben Tate and Jets TE Dustin Keller are among the inactive players for the Week Five Monday night game.

Four Jets, including Keller, listed as doubtful

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Jets TE Dustin Keller, WR Stephen Hill, NT Sione Po'uha and FB John Conner are all doubtful for the Monday night against the Texans.

Jets add WR Hill; place Holmes on I.R.

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Jets signed WR Jason Hill on Wednesday and placed WR Santonio Holmes on injured reserve.

Reports: Jets WR Holmes has Lisfranc injury

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
Jets WR Santonio Holmes reportedly has a Lisfranc injury in his left foot that is expected to keep him out for the rest of the season.

Jets sign FB Hilliard

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Jets signed FB Lex Hilliard on Tuesday and waived WR Patrick Turner.

Jets add former Lions CB Berry

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Lions CB Aaron Berry to a two-year deal.

Three teams have to face facts at quarterback

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Quarterback play is always the barometer in the NFL, and three teams who were blown out in Week Four came up wowfully short in that department.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East standings may look close, but Week Four proved that the Patriots are still ahead of the class.

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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