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Jets teammate: Muhammad Wilkerson deserves 'Suh money'

The Miami Dolphins picked up the biggest free agent of the offseason when they Ndamukong Suh to a six-year, $114 million contract—the richest deal for a defensive player in NFL history. Finding another player who truly deserves that mega-contract might take a few seasons, though it won’t stop some outspoken guys from lobbying for it. According to Manish Mehta of the New...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson attends Jets minicamp despite contract complaints

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has reported for the team's mandatory minicamp despite saying he's frustrated by his contract situation. Wilkerson stayed away from the team's facility during voluntary workouts while looking for a new deal. He's in the last year of his rookie contract and is seeking a long-term extension -- something he says Tuesday he thought would...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Muhammad Wilkerson situation illustrates the disconnect between NFL teams and fans

I’ve been watching people’s reactions on social media to whether or not to give Muhammad Wilkerson a long-term contact or not (OPSN takes from Alan Schechter and myself) and I found a tweet from @drewfromjersey that sums up the fundamental differences between how NFL fans and teams view things: @NYJET_Prime I’ve stopped believing that my sports teams care as much as I do about...
Via EndZoneScore
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Will Muhammad Wilkerson attend Jets minicamp?

Will Muhammad Wilkerson attend Jets minicamp? According to ESPN, New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson said he is going to decide over the weekend whether he is going to attend the team’s mandatory minicamp, but there are “strong indications he’ll be there.” The news comes days after the team concluded it’s voluntary OTA portion of the offseason, which the...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Muhammad Wilkerson not happy with Cameron Jordan pay day

The Muhammad Wilkerson situation had already begun to be a problem for the New York Jets. Well, the news regarding Cameron Jordan made it even worse. Jets fans already know the story with Muhammad Wilkerson. He is in his walk year, vastly underpaid based on the production on the field. He wants a new deal, but the Jets have not prioritized one, so he hasn’t been at workouts as...
Via EndZoneScore
28 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Muhammad Wilkerson vents on Twitter about his contract situation

Apparently, Muhammad Wilkerson is very observant. After hearing about Cameron Jordan’s big-time contract extension with the New Orleans Saints, the Jets defensive lineman felt like chiming in on Twitter. Yup I see how this works — Muhammad Wilkerson (@mowilkerson) June 2, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The NFL’s divisions are not all created equally Top 10 in 2015...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Jets shouldn’t pay Muhammad Wilkerson just yet

The Jets have an interesting problem on their hands. On the surface it seems like a no-brainer to pay Muhammad Wilkerson a contract worth about $14 million/year with around $40 million in guarantees (ballpark figure reported by Joel Corry (@corryjoel) a former agent and salary cap expert). Wilkerson is in the conversation for best defensive end not named J.J. Watt, but the Jets have...
Via EndZoneScore
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Forgot About ‘Mo

Sports fans are fickle. It is not unique to New York Jets fans and not a criticism but a reality of rooting for the laundry of a team you identify with. New and unknown equates good. Recency bias runs rampant. Players become old news quickly. The Jets ongoing contract negotiations with Muhammad Wilkerson and selection of Leonard Williams have provided a perfect microcosm of this...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Why New York Jets fans should not worry about Muhammad Wilkerson

New York Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan gave his pre-draft press conference this past Friday and touched on a variety of topics, including the contract of Muhammad Wilkerson. Wilkerson, who is in the last year of his rookie contract, has been seeking a contract extension all offseason and did not attend the Jets voluntary offseason workout program. His absence may have caused...
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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