Muhammad Wilkerson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Packers to Sign Former Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson

    SI "The Packers have agreed to terms with free-agent defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, according to ESPN's Rob Demovsky. The deal is reportedly worth a maximum of $8 million, per NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Wilkerson, 28, was released by the Jets after a tumultuous 2017 season during which he..." March 13

  • Muhammad Wilkerson expected to visit Packers "Muhammad Wilkerson already has a visit lined up when the New York Jets make his release official. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Wilkerson's first free agent trip is expected to be with the Green Bay Packers, according to a source informed of the decision. The Jets..." March 05

  • Jets release Mo Wilkerson after chronic tardiness

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets on Wednesday released Muhammad Wilkerson, their chronically late, underperforming defensive end. Wilkerson's release brings to an end a disappointing, two-season run, after he received a lucrative contract in the summer of 2016. Wilkerson never lived up to that contract, on the..." February 28

  • Report: Jets will cut Muhammad Wilkerson

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets enter the 2018 offseason with an abundance of salary cap space. According to a report, they’ll gain even more with the pending release of defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. In detailing some of New York’s potential cuts, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY made it clear that barring a..." February 13

  • Muhammad Wilkerson “Virtually Certain” To Be Playing Elsewhere In 2018

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Jets DL Muhammad Wilkerson is “virtually certain” to be playing elsewhere in 2018 and both parties are “bracing for a split” this offseason. Recent reports have said that Wilkerson may not suit up again for the Jets this year after he was left home..." December 24

  • Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson inactive for second game in a row

    ESPN "New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who was benched last week for showing up late to a meeting, will be inactive for the second straight week, a league source told ESPN on Sunday. The former Pro Bowler likely has played his last game in a Jets uniform. The team is planning to..." December 24

  • Jets plan to bench Muhammad Wilkerson again on Sunday

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson's career with the Jets is coming to an embarrassing end. The Daily News has learned that Gang Green has no intention of playing the mercurial defensive lineman against the Chargers on the Sunday. The organization has been working through legalities (associated with the..." December 23

  • Muhammad Wilkerson defends himself: ‘I’ve earned everything I’ve gotten’

    Larry Brown Sports "Muhammad Wilkerson signed a five-year, $86 million extension with the New York Jets in 2015. To say the defensive end has not lived up to it would be an understatement, but he doesn’t see it that way. While speaking with reporters on Wednesday for the first time since he was not permitted to..." December 22

  • The Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson says he feels like he's earned his $37 million

    CBS Sports "When the Jets handed Muhammad Wilkerson a five-year, $86 million deal in July 2016, they thought they were signing a star defensive lineman who would lead them over the hump and into the postseason. Instead, in the nearly two seasons since giving Wilkerson that lucrative contract, the Jets have..." December 20

  • Muhammad Wilkerson returns to Jets, but future with team this season remains uncertain

    New York Daily News "After spending this past weekend at home while the Jets lost to the Saints in New Orleans — his latest punishment in a lengthy history of rules violations — defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson was at the team facility in Florham Park on Monday. His future with the franchise this season,..." December 19

  • Jets Traveling Without DL Muhammad Wilkerson For Week 15, Not Injury Related

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jets HC Todd Bowles announced Friday that DL Muhammad Wilkerson won’t make the trip with the team to New Orleans for their game against the Jets, per Brian Costello. Bowles added that this is a coaching decision is not related injury. This isn’t a good look for Wilkerson, who’s future with the..." December 15

  • Source on Muhammad Wilkerson's future with Jets beyond 2017: 'He's gone'

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson has disrespected and embarrassed (in no particular order) his teammates, coaches, fans, trainers, the general manager and owner during his train-wreck, two-year run that has revealed what people should have seen long ago: No. 96 is neither a team leader nor a productive player..." December 07

  • Jets' Mo Wilkerson has regularly been late to meetings this season, source says

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets benched defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson for the first quarter of Sunday's victory over the Chiefs after he showed up late to a team meeting the day before. And that's not the first time it's happened this year. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Wilkerson has..." December 06

  • Why Jets benched Darron Lee, Muhammad Wilkerson on Sunday

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets are again having problems with tardiness.  Again.  For the third straight year, Todd Bowles was forced to bench a defensive starter. In Sunday's 38-31 victory over the Chiefs, it was actually two. Linebacker Darron Lee was a healthy scratch, while defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson..." December 03

  • Struggling Muhammad Wilkerson slammed: He’s ‘not interested’

    New York Post "There is no bigger mystery surrounding the 2017 Jets than: What the heck is going on with Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams? The two defensive linemen, who are considered the best players on the team, have had zero impact this season through six games. The two have combined for 0 sacks...." October 18

  • Jets closer to getting rid of underachieving and overpaid Mo Wilkerson after the season

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson added another wrinkle to his multi-million dollar heist that might make it easy for the Jets to send him packing in a few months. The underachieving defensive lineman, believe it or not, made the strategically smart choice this week to reveal that he’s dealing with a Grade 1..." September 29

  • Muhammad Wilkerson plans to play entire season for Jets with shoulder sprain

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson's shoulder injury will likely linger for the entire season, but the Jets defensive lineman doesn't anticipate missing any games. Wilkerson revealed Wednesday he is dealing with a Grade 1 AC joint sprain in his shoulder, which he suffered in the Jets' loss to Oakland in Week..." September 28