Muhammad Wilkerson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Todd Bowles not happy with Mo Wilkerson’s jabs at Jets’ training staff

    New York Daily News "Todd Bowles has reprimanded Muhammad Wilkerson…again. Wilkerson violated one of Bowles’ cardinal rules Thursday when he knocked the Jets’ training staff for failing to develop a “game plan” early in the season for his surgically repaired leg. Bowles condemned Wilkerson’s comments Friday,..." December 31

  • Muhammad Wilkerson blames Jets’ training staff for failing to manage leg injury

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets’ $86 million defensive lineman, will finish up his underwhelming and unproductive season Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Before then, though, he made sure to throw the Jets’ training staff under the bus. Wilkerson underwent offseason surgery to repair a broken leg he..." December 30

  • Calvin Pryor, Muhammad Wilkerson aim to be part of Jets’ solution

    Newsday "The smile is gone from Calvin Pryor’s face as he looks ahead to a meaningless regular-season finale against the Bills, a game that comes almost exactly a year after the final game against the same team, yet under drastically different circumstances. Back then, the Jets were coming off a 26-20..." December 30

  • Wilkerson shouldn’t have played early in season: source

    New York Post "While the special teams portion of practice was underway, Muhammad Wilkerson was in the corner of the end zone at the Jets’ indoor practice facility catching passes like a wide receiver. Wilkerson — the 6-foot-4, 315-pound defensive lineman — was giving his best effort during a light moment..." December 23

  • Mo Wilkerson critical of Jets' secondary: 'Little tighter coverage and we get those sacks'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets' pass rush has been horrid this season. Seriously, it has been bad. Ever since their seven-sack outburst in the season opener, they've brought the QB down just 13 times. Even when they played the Colts last Monday night -- a team which has allowed the second most sacks in the NFL --..." December 09

  • Jets’ Wilkerson: We need to play harder and less like ‘s–t’

    New York Post "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was questionable heading into Monday’s game with the Colts. After Wilkerson did not practice Saturday, there were questions of whether he would play. Wilkerson did play, and ended up with seven tackles and a quarterback hit. After the game, Wilkerson said..." December 06

  • Jets met with Wilkerson over behavior before new deal

    NFL.com "Muhammad Wilkerson was benched during the first quarter of last week's Jets game for being late to team meetings, but disciplinary issues aren't new for the Pro Bowl defensive lineman. Before signing his five-year, $86 million deal with the Jets in July, Wilkerson met with Jets coach Todd..." November 13

  • Muhammad Wilkerson: “Unacceptable” that I missed walkthrough

    Pro Football Talk "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson sat out the first quarter of last Sunday’s game against the Dolphins in what the team called a “coach’s decision” and what reports said was a disciplinary action due to repeated lateness to/absences from team activities. One report had Wilkerson missing a..." November 10

  • Muhammad Wilkerson skipped Jets celebration of his birthday

    Pro Football Talk "We heard reports on Monday morning that Jets defensive ends Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson were benched for the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Dolphins because of frequent absences from and lateness to team meetings. It’s not the first time that Wilkerson has been..." November 07

  • Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson skip team meetings ‘all the time’

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets should have one of the best defensive lines in football anchored by Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson, but is a lack of commitment and maturity holding the former first-round picks back? According to a report from Connor Hughes of NJ.com, both Richardson and Wilkerson..." November 07

  • Sore foot hindering Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson

    Newsday "Muhammad Wilkerson hasn’t looked like himself. And there’s a good reason. “Is my foot bothering me? Yes,” the Jets’ defensive end admitted to Newsday. Wilkerson was limited in practice Thursday after sitting out Wednesday’s session with a sore ankle. He said he’s been dealing with the pain..." October 21

  • Here's why securing Muhammad Wilkerson is biggest key to Jets' playoff aspirations

    CBS Sports "The Jets have made some flashy moves in the short time general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles have been together on the job, like signing Darrelle Revis to a mega-deal and trading for Brandon Marshall. But the pivotal, foundational transaction of their regime came this past..." August 26

  • Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson provides update on injured leg

    Newark Star-Ledger "With cornerback Darrelle Revis having returned to practice Thursday, the Jets' defense is now only one piece away from being complete. Granted, it is a very, very big piece. Both figuratively, and literally. Muhammad Wilkerson, New York's 6-4, 315-pound defensive end, is still on the..." August 05

  • Muhammad Wilkerson hits Jets PUP list

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets beat the clock to sign defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a five-year deal on July 15 in a move that came as a bit of a surprise given the general pessimism over the course of the offseason about a deal getting done. While they had to rush to get Wilkerson signed, there will be no..." July 28