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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

After Summer of Tebow, Jets still Sanchez's team

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Kevin Fishbain says the Jets deserve kudos for the addition of Tim Tebow if it results in a strong campaign for Mark Sanchez.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
This week, it was the Bills and Dolphins turning the tables by winning big and the Patriots and Jets suffering ugly losses.

Steelers stymie Jets in 27-10 win

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns and the Steelers smothered the lifeless Jets in the second half of a 27-10 victory on Sunday.

Jets DE Coples gets early playing-time edge on DeVito

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
With DL Quinton Coples and Mike DeVito, the Jets can rotate and play to each player's strength against the pass and run, respectively.

Jets' Revis, Keller, Thomas ruled out for Sunday

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Jets will be without CB Darrelle Revis, TE Dustin Keller and OLB Bryan Thomas for Sunday’s game against the Steelers.

Jets sign TE Epps

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Jets signed TE Dedrick Epps off the Bears’ practice squad, the team announced Friday.

Rams re-sign QB Clemens, release DT Scott

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Rams are bringing back QB Kellen Clemens Thursday after releasing him during the team's final roster cuts on Aug. 31.

Flacco wins AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Broncos CB Tracy Porter and Jets PR-WR Jeremy Kerley were named the AFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Jets CB Revis cleared to run, lift weights

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was cleared to run and lift weights, but not for contact in Wednesday’s practice.

Jets waive WR Turner

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Jets waived WR Patrick Turner on Tuesday and brought LB Ricky Sapp back to the practice squad.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Jets dominated in Week One, while the Bills are close to panic mode and the Dolphins have a long way to go.

Jets owner Woody Johnson says team is no 'circus'

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson disputes the "circus" label many fans and media have used to describe his team.

Jets cut Conley, Aatui; Dixon says he's back

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
The Jets released P T.J. Conley and NT Isaako Aatui on Tuesday, five days before the team's season opener against the Buffalo Bills.

Favre attorneys take aim at racy claims

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Brett Favre shouldn't have to respond to embarrassing claims about his personal life two massage therapists are making in a lawsuit, his lawyers say.

Jets, Rams finalize trade of right tackles

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
The Jason Smith-Wayne Hunter trade between the Rams and Jets became official on Tuesday.

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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