Muhammad Wilkerson RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Jets GM rejects Josh Norman’ing Mo Wilkerson

    New York Post "Mike Maccagnan is not going to pull a Dave Gettleman. The Jets’ general manager said Friday the team is not considering rescinding the franchise tag from defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson like the Panthers’ GM did this week with cornerback Josh Norman. “I don’t view that as an option,”..." April 23

  • Jets aren't actively shopping Wilkerson, won't rescind franchise tag

    NFL.com "If the Jets plan to vault into the top 10 of next week's draft, they'll likely need to offer their juiciest bargaining chip: Muhammad Wilkerson. Still yet to sign his $15.7 million franchise tag, New York's star defensive end has been the subject of trade talks for weeks while staying away from..." April 22

  • Muhammad Wilkerson not expected at Jets workouts

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like Broncos linebacker Von Miller won’t be the only high-profile defensive player skipping the start of a workout program this week. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson also got franchise tagged this offseason and Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Wilkerson is expected..." April 17

  • Examining possible landing spots for Mo Wilkerson (if he's traded)

    ESPN "One of the big storylines leading into the April 28 draft will be the future of Muhammad Wilkerson. The New York Jets are open to trading the Pro Bowl defensive end, but it's not easy to execute a tag-and-trade. Any interested team would have to satisfy Wilkerson's contract demands (figure at..." April 01

  • Jets have month to fix Mo Wilkerson dilemma they created

    New York Post "The Mo-ment of truth is fast approaching for the Jets. If the team is going to trade star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, it will happen in the next four weeks. The NFL draft begins on April 28, four weeks from Thursday. Wilkerson could be traded during the draft, but it is more likely that..." March 30

  • Jets’ tepid take on Muhammad Wilkerson goes all the way to top

    New York Post "Jets owner Woody Johnson did not sound like a man who expects defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to be on his team for a long time. The Jets placed the franchise tag on Wilkerson, which would pay him $15.7 million this season, as the two sides have failed to reach a long-term deal. Asked directly..." March 22

  • Agent: Wilkerson will be playing for 'someone' at start of 2016 season

    The Score "Muhammad Wilkerson is recovering well from a fractured fibula, but his future with the New York Jets remains murky. Chad Wiestling, who represents Wilkerson, provided an update on his client's recovery Saturday, tweeting that he'll be good to go for the start of the 2016 season. " March 19

  • Jets don’t rule out Wilkerson trade, D’Brickashaw Ferguson departure

    Pro Football Talk "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson took to Instagram on Friday to post a video of himself walking on an anti-gravity treadmill with a compression sock and sneakers on his right leg to show that his recovery from a broken bone continues to progress “ahead of schedule.” That news would be of..." March 19

  • Jets open to trading Wilkerson after using franchise tag

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson’s long-term future with the Jets remains as uncertain as ever after the long expected news surfaced Monday that the team willindeed place the franchise tag on him. Wilkerson will make $15.7 million in 2016 under the tag, but here’s the elephant in the room: The Jets remain..." March 02

  • Jets place non-exclusive franchise tag on Muhammad Wilkerson

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been expected for some time that the Jets would use the franchise tag on defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, although it wasn’t clear if they’d use the exclusive or non-exclusive variety of the tag before Tuesday afternoon’s deadline. According to multiple reports, the paperwork has been..." March 01

  • Jets Will Use Franchise Tag On DE Muhammad Wilkerson

    NFL Trade Rumors "Kimberly Jones, citing someone with knowledge of team’s plans, is reporting that the Jets will use their franchise tag on Muhammad Wilkerson by the 4pm Tuesday deadline. All indications have been that Wilkerson was going to be franchised in the coming days, so this shouldn’t come as much of a..." February 29

  • Muhammad Wilkerson all but guaranteed to get franchise tag from Jets

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson has about as much chance of hitting the open market as a free agent in the coming weeks as Roger Goodell has of returning some of his obscene annual salary. Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles might have stopped short of declaring that Wilkerson will be slapped with the franchise..." February 25

  • Mo Wilkerson could become a Giant in this unlikely scenario

    New York Post "All signs point to the Jets placing their franchise tag on pending free agent Muhammad Wilkerson, but if the defensive end does somehow find his way to free agency, he won’t have to look far for a suitor. The Giants have Wilkerson rated as one of their top free-agent targets, according to a..." February 24

  • Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson ahead of schedule in rehab of broken leg

    New York Daily News "Jets Pro Bowl defensive lineman Mo Wilkerson provided a medical update – and not-so-subtle advertisement to any teams interested in trading for him after the franchise tag is applied – on his verified Twitter account on Thursday. Wilkerson, who underwent surgery Jan. 5 on his broken fibula..." February 18

  • Jets plan to use franchise tag on Muhammad Wilkerson

    ESPN "Tuesday is the first day teams are permitted to use the franchise or transition tag on a player. The deadline is March 1 (4 p.m. ET), creating a two-week window in which to negotiate a long-term contract. There might be some drama with other teams, but not the New York Jets, who plan to use the..." February 15

  • Muhammad Wilkerson has surgery to fix broken right leg

    New York Post "Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson had surgery Wednesday to repair a broken bone in his right leg. Wilkerson suffered the injury in Sunday’s loss to the Bills, breaking his fibula. Wilkerson is a pending free agent, but the Jets are expected to place the franchise tag on him. Wilkerson..." January 07