MUHAMMAD WILKERSON NEWS

How Sheldon Richardson's Suspension Affects Every Jets' Position Group

By now, everybody has certainly heard about Sheldon Richardson’s four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. Everybody has also heard about how drafting Leonard Williams sixth overall has been further justified – like it somehow wasn’t already – and how Muhammad Wilkerson now has some extra leverage in long-term contract discussions. While all of...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson's Suspension is a Reality Check

In reality, the Jets can survive Sheldon Richardson’s four game substance abuse suspension. They have one of the deepest defensive lines in football, and they only play one playoff team in their first four games. However, off the field, Richardson’s suspension represents a bigger problem surrounding the defensive line. Muhammad Wilkerson’s potential contract extension has been...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 4th, 2015

Happy Birthday America! Joe Malfa with a TOJ link dump to kick off your day… The Jets’ QB situation being a main topic of conversation has become as much of a July tradition as fireworks and Joey Chestnut eating an obscene amount of hot dogs. Here is an evaluation of the QB situation this season. (TJP) You have all likely heard the news by now, but in case you missed it, Sheldon...
Via Turn On The Jets
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Jets Have the NFL’s Best Defense on Paper?

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – DECEMBER 21: Defensive end Sheldon Richardson #91 of the New York Jets celebrates after sacking quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots during a game at MetLife Stadium on December 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) The New York Jets have always been a defensive minded team. Their unpredictable offense...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Would a Eric Weddle-Muhammad Wilkerson trade work?

Eric Weddle's ongoing contract dispute could haunt the Chargers all season long.The New York Jets are in the same boat with Muhammad Wilkerson.It might be a longshot, but a swap of defensive stars could make sense for both teams, according to Bolts From The Blue.Like Weddle, Wilkerson wants a mega-deal his team just isn't prepared to hand out. But the prospect of fielding both Wilkerson...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

He's back: Wilkerson reports to Jets facility

One of the New York Jets' best players (and arguably the best) has finally made an appearance to the team's facility. Defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson showed up to the first day of the team's... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: thoughts on Muhammad Wilkerson’s return

Muhammad Wilkerson put the New York Jets above his contractual needs today by returning to camp instead of holding out. (Photo Credit: Zimbio.com) As reported earlier today, the expected drama was not to be. Muhammad Wilkerson was in attendance for today’s mandatory workout at Florham Park, NJ. Due to his contract dispute, Wilkerson was undecided about attending the workouts as...
Via EndZoneScore
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Muhammed Wilkerson, 49ers, Falcons, Eagles, & Patriots

Muhammad Wilkerson Chad Wiestling, the agent for Muhammad Wilkerson, released a statement on the situation, via Jason La Canfora. “Mo is and always had been a team-first player and is willing to put the team ahead of his own contractual status. Mo loves being a member of the Jets and would prefer to finish his career ... The post NFL Notes: Muhammed Wilkerson, 49ers, Falcons,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
27 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo shows: Frustrated Wilkerson reports for Jets minicamp

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Muhammad Wilkerson makes his return to the New York Jets

If you were worried things might start to get ugly between the Jets and Muhammad Wilkerson, you can relax. Mo Wilkerson will be attended the Jets veteran minicamp starting today. In an unrelated note, i'll be there to check them out on Wed — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) June 9, 2015 To this point, Wilkerson has remained away from the Jets facility in an attempt to force...
Via cover32
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Frustrated Muhammad Wilkerson reports to Jets’ minicamp

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY SportsNew York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson reported to the team Tuesday for the start of a mandatory minicamp. Wilkerson, seeking a long-term contract extension, skipped the voluntary portion of the Jets’ offseason program. “Mo is and always had been a team-first player and is willing to put the team ahead of his own contractual status,...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson Will Report to New York Jets Minicamp

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is seeking a new contract, but the franchise hasn’t budged quite yet. Five days ago, Wilkerson’s agent said the 25-year-old hadn’t decided whether or not he’d show up for minicamp, However, per Jason La Canfora of Fox Sports, Wilkerson has elected to attend the mandatory session and will avoid a fine. Mo Wilkerson will be...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Muhammad Wilkerson expected to attend the Jets’ minicamp

The New York Jets organization hasn’t been happy with DE Muhammad Wilkerson since the off-season began. Wilkerson has skipped all of the team’s off-season activities because he wants a long-term contract. New head coach Todd Bowles expressed his disappointment as well with the way Wilkerson has handled things. Well it looks like Bowles will finally get a chance to talk to his...
Via No Guts, No Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Richardson: Wilkerson will be at minicamp Tuesday

Let the game of telephone begin. Former All-Pro defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson was up in the air last week about his attendance in the New York Jets second minicamp session, which starts... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
27 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
28 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...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Muhammad Wilkerson undecided about attending camp next week

Will Muhammad Wilkerson attend mandatory camp for the Jets next week?  It’s been a topic that has been discussed at length among the Jets reporters, bloggers and fans.  Wilkerson’s contract is an issue that is of major interest to Jets fans, with good reason. There was a report out that Wilkerson likely will attend camp, from a source familiar with his thinking.  Later in...
Via EndZoneScore
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets' Wilkerson uncertain whether he'll attend minicamp

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, looking for a new contract, is uncertain whether he'll attend the team's mandatory minicamp next week. Wilkerson says he and agent Chad Wiestling will discuss the situation over the weekend, but had not decided anything as of Friday night. Wilkerson spoke to the media for the first time since the end of last season...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Trade Rumors: 10 Targets To Watch In 2015

One thing fans learn is that Chicago Bears trade rumors remain that until the news drops.  That doesn’t change the fact that players around the league are always available and it just takes the right set of circumstances for a team to initiate a deal.  This new front office is in the midst of a plan to retool the roster into something they want.  Free agency and the NFL draft...
Via Sports Mockery
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilkerson hasn't decided if he will attend minicamp

New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson has been seeking a new contract this offseason as his rookie deal expires after the 2015 season. As a result, Wilkerson has not attended any of the team's OTAs so far this offseason. Technically, that isn't a problem because the OTAs are voluntary. However, next week starts the team's mandatory sessions. With that in mind, would...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jets, Lions, Redskins, & Saints

Jets Chad Wiestling, the agent for Jets DL Muhammad Wilkerson tells Rich Cimini of ESPN that they have yet to decide whether or not he’ll attend the Jets’ mandatory minicamp. Lions According to Tim Twentyman, the Lions have moved DT Xavier Proctor to offensive tackle to give him a better opportunity of making the team’s 53-man roster. Redskins ... The post NFL Notes: Jets...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sheldon Richardson makes a huge leap in the NFL Network’s Top 100

If you’re wondering why the New York Jets may be so willing to part ways with Muhammad Wilkerson, all you have to do is look at his partner in crime, Sheldon Richardson. In just two season, Richardson has already surpassed Wilkerson’s production, impact and standing in the NFL. On Wednesday night, the NFL Network released their latest Top 100 episode, and Richardson, who recorded...
Via cover32
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Bowles think Wilkerson will attend mandatory minicamp?

New York Jets star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has not attended a single voluntary OTA session over the past couple of weeks. This stems from Wilkerson holding out for a contract extension as he enters the last year of his rookie deal with the Jets. As the Jets mandatory OTAs approach, head coach Todd Bowles was asked whether or not Wilkerson would be showing up.  Bowles simply...
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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