Muhammad Wilkerson RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • After long wait, Muhammad Wilkerson deal came together quickly

    Pro Football Talk "When the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign multi-year deals passed without word of an agreement between the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, no one was too surprised. There had not been many signs of progress over the course of the offseason and the popular..." July 17

  • Jets' Mo Wilkerson contract used Eagles' Fletcher Cox deal as framework "The Jets could've signed defensive Muhammad Wilkerson for much cheaper if they just locked him up last offseason. That much is clear. But since last offseason, contract values for defensive linemen have skyrocketed. And on Friday, just before the franchise tag deadline, the Jets gave Wilkerson..." July 16

  • Jets' Wilkerson likely to begin training camp on PUP list

    Elite Sports NY "Just because he’s now $86 million richer doesn’t mean Muhammad Wilkerson will suddenly be ready for New York Jets training camp. Muhammad Wilkerson is now $86 million richer after signing a term of five years with Mike Maccagnan and the New York Jets on Friday. This doesn’t mean magical..." July 16

  • Muhammad Wilkerson signs five-year deal with Jets "Muhammad Wilkerson has signed a long-term deal with the New York Jets, the team announced Friday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports Wilkerson's new contract will pay him roughly $85 million over five years, a source said. Wilkerson confirmed the length of the contract in a video posted to..." July 15

  • Would Jets franchise tag Muhammad Wilkerson again in 2017?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL's franchise tag deadline is approaching. By 4 p.m. Friday, if a franchise tagged player does not sign a long-term contract with his team, then he will essentially be forced to play 2016 on a one-year contract for the tag figure — and he cannot sign a long-term deal until after the season...." July 14

  • Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson still not talking contract, per source

    Newark Star-Ledger "The July 15 deadline for the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to come to terms on a long-term contract is a little more than a week away. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the two sides are still not talking. That person, who spoke to NJ Advance Media on condition..." July 08

  • Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson still not talking contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "The July 15 deadline for the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to come to terms on a long-term contract is a little more than a week away. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the two sides are still not talking. That person, who spoke to NJ Advance Media on condition..." July 07

  • Wilkerson appears unlikely to show for start of Jets’ camp

    Pro Football Talk "When we last checked in on Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson, he was declining to say if he would show up at training camp. But with Wilkerson still unsigned as the calendar turns to July, it’s appearing less likely that he’ll be there. Darryl Slater of the Newark Star-Ledger writes..." July 03

  • Skip training camp? Disgruntled Jets star Mo Wilkerson isn't saying

    ESPN "Muhammad Wilkerson is unhappy with his contract situation, but he's not ready to pull a Von Miller, the Denver Broncos star who said there's "no chance" he will play in 2016 under the franchise tag. Speaking to reporters Friday night at his charity bowling event in Linden, New Jersey, Wilkerson..." June 18

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson says Mo Wilkerson 'deserves' Fletcher Cox deal

    ESPN "The Fletcher Cox contract extension made an impact in the New York Jets’ locker room: It fueled Muhammad Wilkerson’s frustration and it put a smile on the face of Sheldon Richardson. "It's a great time to be a defensive lineman, a great time," Richardson said Thursday at the conclusion of the..." June 17

  • Muhammad Wilkerson breaks silence on insulting Jets standoff

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson is a quiet man. The 6-foot-4 Jets star prefers to make his statements on the field and not through the media, but he is fed up and revealed his feelings for the first time Wednesday. The Jets still have not locked up Wilkerson with the long-term contract they have..." June 16

  • Muhammad Wilkerson has another $100M reason to stew

    New York Post "The chances of the Jets and Muhammad Wilkerson agreeing on a long-term deal were slim heading into this week. Now, they may be zero. The Eagles signed defensive lineman Fletcher Cox on Monday to a six-year, $103 million extension with a possible $63 million guaranteed, making Cox the latest..." June 14

  • Muhammad Wilkerson won’t be at Jets minicamp, but he lost his leverage with team a year ago

    New York Daily News "The curious case of Muhammad Wilkerson isn't so curious at all. For all the sirens blaring from the pay-the-man police, the reality is that the Jets aren't going to pony up more than $50 million in guaranteed loot for the defensive lineman right now… or quite possibly ever. First, let's clear..." June 03

  • Jets say they want to re-sign Muhammad Wilkerson, but ...

    ESPN "The New York Jets have 43 days to sign Muhammad Wilkerson to a long-term contract. If it doesn't happen by July 15, he must play this season for the amount of his franchise tender -- $15.7 million. What are the chances of a deal getting done? About the same as Todd Bowles leading a conga line..." June 02

  • No trade of Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson, GM says

    ESPN "The New York Jets are not planning to trade Pro Bowl defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. "I don't envision that happening," general manager Mike Maccagnan said late Thursday night after picking linebacker Darron Lee in the first round of the NFL draft. Up until a week ago, Maccagnan was..." April 29

  • Jets running out of time to trade Muhammad Wilkerson

    New York Post "Before the Jets are on the clock Thursday night, time will run out on the idea of trading disgruntled star Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets have been open to trading Wilkerson for weeks, but any deal would have to be completed before the draft begins. That is what made trading Wilkerson such a..." April 27

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