MUHAMMAD WILKERSON NEWS

Wilkerson on Jets' D-line: 'We feel like our time is now'

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New York Jets boasted arguably the NFL best defensive line last year, and according to the unit's leader, things will only get better."We're real young up front, we're very talented," defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson told the team's website recently. "We're pretty much in our prime now, and hopefully we'll get to play...
Via AFC East Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets Exercise 5th-Year Option On DE Mo Wilkerson

Muhammad Wilkerson is that much closer to setting himself to be a Jet for life.  The All Pro defensive end has spoken at length about wanting to remain with the Jets for the rest of his career. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News is reporting that the New York Jets have exercised their fifth year option on the talented defensive end out of Temple. Jets have exercised their fifth...
Via Thacover2
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets Pick Up 5th-Year Option On Mo Wilkerson

Muhammad Wilkerson is that much closer to setting himself to be a Jet for life.  The All Pro defensive end has spoken at length about wanting to remain with the Jets for the rest of his career. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News is reporting that the New York Jets have exercised their fifth year option on the talented defensive end out of Temple. Jets have exercised their...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Exercise DE Muhammad Wilkerson’s Fifth-Year Option

  Ian Rapoport reports that the Jets have exercised DE Muhammad Wilkerson‘s fifth-year extension. Wilkerson, 24, will make just $1.2 million for 2014 season, so he is clearly in line for a massive contract after getting off to a great start to his NFL career. The 2015 option will run them close to $6 million for the 2015 season, which is a very reasonable salary for a player...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson: Idzik's the man with a plan

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is a believer in general manager John Idzik's long-term plan and has openly expressed his desire to be a 'Jet for life.' So while Wilkerson's attitude and contract status are ideal for Gang Green, this is not a scenario most Jets fans are accustomed to.
Via nyj.scout.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson: “I Want To Be A Jet For Life”

New York Jets stud defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has made it clear that he’s one of most talented defenders in the NFL, and would like to be paid as such. If Wilkerson had any leverage in the start of his contract negotiations with the Jets, he’s not trying to use it.   According to the New York Post, Wilkerson let his team and the rest of the league know he’d prefer to...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson: “I Want To Be A Jet For Life”

New York Jets stud defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has made it clear that he’s one of most talented defenders in the NFL, and would like to be paid as such. If Wilkerson had any leverage in the start of his contract negotiations with the Jets, he’s not trying to use it.   According to the New York Post, Wilkerson let his team and the rest of the league know he’d prefer to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson tells team: ‘I want to be a Jet for life’

Muhammad Wilkerson isn’t keeping his feelings about the Jets close to the vest. Whatever leverage the Pro Bowl defensive lineman might have had in his ongoing contract talks appeared to go right out the window Thursday when Wilkerson told The Post he had informed the team in January he wants to be “a Jet for life.” “I told them at the end of the year last year that I want...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson confident in Idzik: 'He's a man with a plan'

BY NICK ST. DENISDefensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is the kind of guy the New York Jets would be best served keeping around for the long haul.If Wilkerson has his way, that's exactly what will happen."I told them at the end of the year last year that I want to be a Jet — a Jet for life," Wilkerson told The NY Post Thursday. "I’m from the area [Linden, N.J.]...
Via AFC East Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson to co-host football camp

Wayne, N.J. — New York Jet Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Giant Jerrel Jernigan, and members of the Giants and Jets are scheduled to attend a football camp this summer for newcomer and seasoned players alike to learn individual and team techniques on both offense and defensive positions at the Jernigan and Wilkerson Football Camp held on July 7-10, 2014. The football camp, offering...
Via One Jet At A Time
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets have years of defensive-line dominance ahead of them

The New York Jets boasted arguably the NFL’s best defensive line last year. The scary thing is, it’s just getting started. Muhammad Wilkerson has emerged as one of the league’s top defenders, having improved steadily in each of his first three seasons and notching a team-high 10.5 sacks last season. Wilkerson is the leader of the defensive front, and the Jets are in an incredibly...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkerson and Jernigan Host North Jersey Football Camp

As somebody who grew up in North Jersey and played football his entire life, it is great to see players like Muhammad Wilkerson and Jerrel Jernigan put together a youth football camp in the area. Here is the full information on their camp this summer with the necessary contact information included below: New York Giant Jerrel Jernigan and New York Jet Muhammad Wilkerson to Host...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson to co-host football camp

Wayne, N.J. — New York Jet Muhammad Wilkerson, New York Giant Jerrel Jernigan, and members of the Giants and Jets are scheduled to attend a football camp this summer for newcomer and seasoned players alike to learn individual and team techniques on both offense and defensive positions at the Jernigan and Wilkerson Football Camp held on July 7-10, 2014. The football camp, offering...
Via One Jet At A Time
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets plan on exercising their option on Muhammad Wilkerson

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; When it comes to DE Muhammed Wilkerson there is good and bad news for the Jets. The good news is that he just had a very good season. The bad news is that good sesaons often call for big contracts. Thankfully for the Jets there is a bit of a stopgap action for them to be sure that Wilkerson...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkerson's contract status very ideal for Jets

BY NICK ST. DENISMuhammad Wilkerson has established himself as one of the NFL's elite defensive lineman the past three years, and the New York Jets should have him around for, at minimum, three more.The NY Daily News reported Friday that the Jets plan to exercise their fifth-year option with Wilkerson, a move that must be made before May 3.That would ensure Wilkerson is around...
Via AFC East Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Plan On Exercise DE Muhammad Wilkerson’s 2015 Option

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, reports that the Jets will exercise the 2015 option included in DE Muhammad Wilkerson‘s rookie contract. Mehta adds that the Jets recently spoke to Wilkerson’s agents regarding a long-term contract, but two sides aren’t close to an agreement. Wilkerson, 24, will make just $1.2 million for 2014 season, so he is clearly in line...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkerson's contract status ideal for Jets

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson reportedly had the fifth year option of his contract exercised on Friday. That spells great news for both Gang Green and the fifth year defensive end, writes The Jets Beat's Nick St. Denis.
Via nyj.scout.com
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top free-agent linebackers for the New York Jets

If there is any unit on the New York Jets that doesn’t need any upgrades for next season it’s the front seven. Muhammad Wilkerson has become a top-tier NFL defender. Sheldon Richardson is fresh off his Rookie of the Year award. Damon Harrison and Kenrick Ellis are one of the best nose-tackle tandems in the league. Davis Harris is coming off a revival season. Calvin Pace is a...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free-agent defensive linemen for the New York Jets

The Jets need help in a bunch of places. They don’t have playmakers. You can argue they don’t have a quarterback. They need receivers. They need a tight end. They don’t have much help in the secondary. Even the offensive line has holes. But there is one part of the game where the Jets most definitely do not need any help: defensive line. The Jets’ D line helped carry the...
Via cover32 - Jets
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson says he won’t hold out for a new deal

Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson told Metro New York that he doesn’t plan on holding out for a new contract as he gets ready to enter the final year of his contract. “It will be taken care of, definitely. But all that holdout and all that other talk that people were saying and everything – I never said anything like that. I’m not going to hold out,” Wilkerson...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets star Muhammad Wilkerson will ‘be taken care of’

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson said he’s “not going to hold out” of training camp. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound Wilkerson, who signed a four-year contract worth $7.4 million a few months after being taken 30th overall out of Temple in 2011, is due to earn $1.2 million this autumn. “It will be taken care of, definitely,” Wilkerson, 24, told Metro New York. ...
Via Sports by Colin
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson Has No Intention Of Holding Out For A Long-Term Deal

Last week, Brian Costello of the New York Daily News reported that the expectation from people around the NFL is that the Jets will exercise the fifth-year option on DE Muhammad Wilkerson and opt to negotiate a long-term deal at a later time. Since then, there has been some  speculation that Wilkerson could consider holding out for a long-term contract, but it doesn’t sound...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkerson won't hold out, wants to be 'a Jet for life'

BY NICK ST. DENISDefensive end Muhammad Wilkerson plays a different position than cornerback Darrelle Revis both on and off the field.Wilkerson, the New York Jets' current best player, doesn't plan on doing this year what Revis, the Jets' former best player, did repeatedly in the offseason during his time in Green and White.After multiple reports surfaced stating Wilkerson...
Via AFC East Daily
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson says he will not hold out

The best player on the Jets wants to avoid a nasty offseason contract dispute like Darrelle Revis’ contentious holdout in 2010. In fact, Muhammad Wilkerson said he wants to retire as a Jet. The All-Pro defensive end told Metro New York on Saturday he hopes to sign a long-term deal with the Jets. Recent reports have said Wilkerson, who is entering the fourth and final year of his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets, Wilkerson may come to a head over contract

The Jets famously feuded with their best player over his contract in recent years with the whole Darrelle Revis saga. Could they be heading down that road again? Star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is eligible for a contract extension after having just completed his third season, but like all 2011 first-round picks he might be facing a fight with his team. The 2011 collective...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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