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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

49ers cruise to 34-0 win over hapless Jets

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The 49ers used a solid running game, a smothering defense, a little bit of the wildcat-style offense and even blocked a punt in to a 34-0 victory over the Jets.

Jets WR Holmes carted off with foot injury

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Jets WR Santonio Holmes was carted off the field Sunday after suffering what appeared to be a significant injury.

Week Four handicapping column

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes Rex Ryan's underdog Jets can keep it close against the favored 49ers.

Cumberland's play affecting Jets' long-term plans at TE

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Jets have an interesting situation brewing at the tight end position that's worth watching as the season goes along.

Key matchup: Niners QB Alex Smith vs. Jets secondary minus Darrelle Revis

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners QB Alex Smith vs. the Jets’ secondary minus Darrelle Revis in the Niners-Jets matchup this Sunday.

Jets bring back OLB Thomas

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Jets brought back OLB Bryan Thomas on Monday, two days after releasing the former first-round pick.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets are tied atop the AFC East with records of 2-1, and the Patriots are below .500 for the first time in nine years.

Revis done for the year with torn ACL

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan confirmed Monday that CB Darrelle Revis has a torn ACL and will be out for the rest of the season.

Jets sneak past Dolphins in overtime

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Nick Folk was successful on a 33-yard field goal with 6:04 left in overtime, and the Jets beat the Dolphins 23-20 on Sunday.

Revis carted off with knee injury

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was carted off the field in Sunday’s game against the Dolphins with a knee injury.

Jets release former first-round LB Thomas

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Jets have released former first-round LB Bryan Thomas and signed CB Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad.

Powell maintains No. 2 role, but Jets' run game struggling early

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
The Jets' running game, which has a new No. 2 back in Bilal Powell, hasn't looked very impressive through two games.

Key matchup: Jets defense vs. Dolphins RB Bush

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
In the AFC East divisional game between the Dolphins and Jets, Reggie Bush’s performance will be key to the result.

Week Three fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Among the late-week fantasy TE tips, you watch Dustin Keller's health carefully, while Coby Fleener is the preferred option in Indianapolis.

Jets CB Revis cleared for contact

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Jets All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis has been cleared for contact in practice for the first time since suffering a concussion in the team's season opener.

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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