Muhammad Wilkerson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Where do Jets stand with extending Muhammad Wilkerson's contract?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets have committed some serious coin to outside free agents this offseason, but the elephant in the room going forward is the status of standout defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who's entering a contract year. General manager Mike Maccagnan on Thursday wouldn't put a timetable on when a..." March 20

  • Jets to meet with Muhammad Wilkerson's agent at combine

    ESPN New York "Aside from evaluating draft prospects, one of the things NFL executives do at the scouting combine is meet with agents. Lots of agents. Mostly, they try to lay the groundwork for potential deals. Toward that end, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan is scheduled to huddle in..." February 18

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Woody said they will discuss Wilkerson's contract then and he said they will consider all options at QB and every position #nyj

  • Muhammad Wilkerson continues wait for new contract

    ESPN New York "One of the storylines at the start of training camp was the Muhammad Wilkerson contract situation: Would the New York Jets reward their best player with an extension? Wilkerson waited. And waited. And waited. Still no extension. On Tuesday, he acknowledged for the first time that he..." December 24

  • Wilkerson’s toe improving, but he likely will miss Vikings game

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson’s injured left big toe is improving, but not quickly enough that Jets fans should expect to see No. 96 in green on Sunday in Minnesota. Wilkerson, suffering from a turf-toe injury he sustained against the Bills, didn’t practice on Wednesday after missing Monday night’s 16-13..." December 04

  • Muhammad Wilkerson likely to miss Week 13

    ESPN New York "The problems continue to mount for the New York Jets, who expect to be without injured defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson when they face the Miami Dolphins on Monday night. Wilkerson injured a toe in Monday night's 38-3 loss to the Buffalo Bills and was in a walking boot Wednesday as the Jets..." November 27

  • Mo Wilkerson's toe injury a concern for Jets

    ESPN New York "Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson underwent an MRI exam Tuesday for a toe injury that could cause him to miss a game for the first time in his career. Results of the MRI weren't immediately available. The New York Jets didn't provide an update on Wilkerson, who started receiving treatment, but..." November 26

  • Can Jets Afford Price Tag on Potential Muhammad Wilkerson Megadeal?

    Bleacher Report "The New York Jets have been making moves, trading for Percy Harvin and most recently signing Jeremy Kerley to a contract extension. Are there more moves to come for the Jets? Will defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson receive an extension from the New York Jets as well?" October 23

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    Dennis Waszak Jr. @DWAZ73

    #Jets hit hard in fines this week: Wilkerson $20K for unnecessary roughness; Richardson $8,268 for grabbing facemask after play.

  • Richardson tells Jets to ‘do the right thing’ and pay Wilkerson

    New York Post "The Jets have yet to give star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson a long-term contract, but one of his fellow linemen is hoping it happens soon. Sheldon Richardson said he’s kept an eye on the reports about Wilkerson’s contract status, and he believes the Jets should give Wilkerson a new..." June 14

  • Wilkerson wants new deal, but in no rush

    ESPN New York "The New York Jets recently exercised the fifth-year option for Muhammad Wilkerson's contract (2015) -- a no-brainer. The real question is whether the Jets will sign their best defensive player to a long-term extension before the start of the regular season. Wilkerson said Tuesday night he'd..." May 14

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets have exercised their fifth-year option on DL Mo Wilkerson. $6.969M in 2015. Planned to do it along. #nyj

  • Muhammad Wilkerson tells team: ‘I want to be a Jet for life’

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson isn’t keeping his feelings about the Jets close to the vest. Whatever leverage the Pro Bowl defensive lineman might have had in his ongoing contract talks appeared to go right out the window Thursday when Wilkerson told The Post he had informed the team in January he wants to..." April 11

  • NY Jets plan to exercise option on Mo Wilkerson

    New York Daily News "The Jets have opened the lines of communication with Mo Wilkerson, but the anchor of Rex Ryan’s defense may still have to wait for his big payday. The Jets have had recent discussions with the All-Pro defensive lineman’s camp about his future, but no new long-term deal is on the horizon,..." March 07

  • Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson says he will not hold out

    Metro "The best player on the Jets wants to avoid a nasty offseason contract dispute like Darrelle Revis’ contentious holdout in 2010. In fact, Muhammad Wilkerson said he wants to retire as a Jet. The All-Pro defensive end told Metro New York on Saturday he hopes to sign a long-term deal with the..." February 09

  • Jets, Wilkerson may come to a head over contract

    New York Post "The Jets famously feuded with their best player over his contract in recent years with the whole Darrelle Revis saga. Could they be heading down that road again? Star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is eligible for a contract extension after having just completed his third season, but like all..." February 06

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    I'm told that Jets' DL Mo Wilkerson's $15,785 fine for his hit of Titans QB Jake Locker in Week 4 has been rescinded by the league. #nyj

  • Jets’ Wilkerson might be best football player in New York

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson walked to his locker inside the Jets training facility this week put down his cell phone and turned around to see he was surrounded by a group of reporters and cameras. “Wow what’s all this?” Wilkerson said. He had better get used to the attention. If it takes three..." October 12

  • Wilkerson can be Jets' next Revis

    ESPN New York "Muhammad Wilkerson was tending to something in his locker paying no attention to what was happening behind him. When he turned around the hulking defensive end was surprised to see about 10 media types hovering. "Whoa what’s all of this?" he asked Wednesday in the New York Jets’ locker..." October 10

  • Muhammad Wilkerson fined $15,785 for hit on Jake Locker "After laying a rough hit in Week 4 on Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker who sustained a sprained hip and will be out for the next few weeks Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson said it was a legal play. And you know what? Locker agreed with him. But not the NFL because as CBS Sports' Jason La..." October 03

  • Jets’ Wilkerson feared to have high ankle sprain

    New York Post "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson an emerging star in his third pro season exited Thursday night’s 13-10 loss to the Patriots late in the fourth quarter with a right ankle injury. Rex Ryan said he was unsure of the extent of the injury but did say it could be a high ankle sprain which likely..." September 14

  • Defections leave 23-year-old Muhammad Wilkerson in charge of Jets' unrecognizable defense "At first, Muhammad Wilkerson thought the text from Sione Po'uha was a joke. "You serious?" Wilkerson shot back. Po'uha wasn't kidding. The emotional leader of the New York Jets' defensive line, a locker-room mentor to Wilkerson, had just been released. "It hit me hard," Wilkerson said,..." April 13