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Dolphins season preview: 5 questions with Ian Wharton

As soon as the final seconds of time expired in Miami Gardens, the Miami Dolphins had some work to do to cut players and assess what players will make an impact this season.  With the Dolphins first game a week a way versus the New England Patriots, we thought at PhinsPhocus.com it would be great to contact an old pal of ours, Ian Wharton to help clarify what’s been going on this...
Via Phins Phocus
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are highest rated New York Jets in Madden 15?

The New York Jets will kick off the regular season on Sunday September 7th, but there’s another big debut that is coming out before then that we’re excited about. Later this month EA Sports will release the latest edition of its mega-popular NFL video game series, Madden. If you’ve never played Madden then I can’t express how sorry I feel for you. Watching games is great...
Via cover32 - Jets
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson claims he is the greatest

He definitely has the right first name for being boastful. He is also on the right team for promoting his accomplishments. That would be Muhammad Wilkerson, the former Defensive Rookie of the Year, who led the New York Jets with 10 ½ sacks in his third season.Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press:He heard Sheldon Richardson, his New York Jets line mate, boldly proclaim in an interview...
Via Patriots Life
27 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Mo Wilkerson’s wingspan covers length of entire doorway

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has been a dominant force since entering the NFL in 2011. He has a great combination of size, speed, and pass-rush moves. Oh yeah, he also has an insane wingspan. Brian Billick tweeted a photo of Wilkerson displaying said wingspan, which just happened to cover the entire length of a standard door frame. Wow. Other than combo of quicks...
Via Sports-Kings
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson: The Engine to Rex Ryan’s Defense

Muhammad Wilkerson, like many players on the Jets defense, has the skill set to excel in many different roles. He is regarded as a 3-4 defensive end, but Rex Ryan lines up Wilkerson all over the defensive line. Let’s jump into the film room and take a look. Before I start, let me display a small “key” that will help as you read along. First off, the defensive line key and...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

“No Real Progress” Between The Jets & Muhammad Wilkerson Regarding An Extension

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that “there’s been no real progress” on a new contract for Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson. La Canfora is among several NFL writers who believe locking up Wilkerson long-term should be the Jets’ No. 1 priority. Wilkerson has clearly earned a sizable raise after quickly developing into one of the league’s best young defensive linemen...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson ranked the best No. 96 in the NFL today

Certain players are simply synonymous with certain numbers. It’s hard to see No. 4 without thinking of Brett Favre. Seven will always be John Elway. A pair of twos right next to each other is Emmitt Smith. And the sight of 56 conjures up memories of Lawrence Taylor. Those are some of the all-time greats, players who have etched their names in the NFL’s history books. But there...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – The Beasts

In case you missed it, we have previewed the New York Jets defensive tackles. inside linebackers, and safeties. Today we look at the strongest position on the team, the defensive ends… Muhammad Wilkerson #96 – 1,039 defensive snaps (95 percent) – 63 tackles, 10.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 1 interception, 3 passes defenses Currently the team’s best overall player, Wilkerson...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: CJ2K “very close” to 100 percent; Wilkerson named top-15 in NFL

In case you missed it: Columns from cover32 to catch up on everything from the New York Jets this week. New York Jets - Jets Chris Johnson “very close” to 100 percent. (READ) - These 10 “contenders” will miss 2014 playoffs — door is open for New York Jets. (READ) - Jets Muhammad Wilkerson named top-15 best in NFL. (READ) - Are any of the New York Jets the best of jersey...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson named top-15 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets need to give Muhammad Wilkerson Extension

With training camp fast approaching, the New York Jets should cap off their busy offseason in both the draft and free agency by locking up their best player. As he enters the last year of his rookie deal, it is clear the Muhammad Wilkerson is the best player on the the New York Jets. The good news is that it has been reported that the Jets are looking to have an extension in place...
Via Standing O Sports
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Could Approach DE Muhammad Wilkerson Regarding An Extension Before The Start Of The Season

  Rich Cimini of ESPN New York writes that although the Jets want to sign DE Muhammad Wilkerson to an extension, “there’s no sense of urgency this year because he’s under contract through 2015.” The Jets have Wilkerson under team control through the 2015 season with reasonable salaries of $2.2. million and $7.0 million, so there really isn’t an incentive to offer him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets lineman Sheldon Richardson says Muhammad Wilkerson is ‘due for a paycheck’

New York Jets lineman Sheldon Richardson said Saturday that the team should “do the right thing and pay” star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. The 24-year-old Wilkerson, who inked a four-year deal worth $7.4 million a few months after being chosen 30th overall out of Temple in 2011, wants to retire as a Jet. Set to pocket $1.2 million this autumn, the 6-foot-4, 315-pound Wilkerson...
Via Sports by Colin
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Richardson tells Jets to ‘do the right thing’ and pay Wilkerson

The Jets have yet to give star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson a long-term contract, but one of his fellow linemen is hoping it happens soon. Sheldon Richardson said he’s kept an eye on the reports about Wilkerson’s contract status, and he believes the Jets should give Wilkerson a new deal. “Hopefully, they do the right thing and pay the man,” Richardson said. “That’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

DL Muhammad Wilkerson joins Richardson on NFL Top-100 Players List

Congrats to Big Mo on overcoming a Pro Bowl voting snub, and being less talked about in the general NFL media world, while earning a nod as the 42nd-best player in the entire NFL. RT @nflnetwork: 42. @mowilkerson, DE, @NYJets: http://t.co/kHo9xh3VIy #NFLTop100 pic.twitter.com/aS4pJl5uqB — Muhammad Wilkerson (@mowilkerson) June 12, 2014 The Top-100 Players of 2014 list is an annual...
Via One Jet At A Time
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkerson working in ring to get better in trenches

BY NICK ST. DENISMuhammad Wilkerson is really good. He wants to be even better.The New York Jets defensive lineman, while one of the best players at his position in all of the NFL, has looked to another sport to better a certain part of his game."This is my first time doing it. I've been boxing just a little bit," he said this week, via NewYorkJets.com. ". . ....
Via AFC East Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets VIP Experience: Hang Out with Richardson, Wilkerson, and Pryor

Are you ready for some football?!? We are, and that’s why we’re sponsoring an awesome Jets VIP Experience that will be sure to be one to remember, and help carry us all over to the regular season.  On Friday, June 13th at 7pm, Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson, and this year’s first round selection, Calvin Pryor, will be in attendance at the Tilted Kilt in Jersey City...
Via One Jet At A Time
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilkerson wants new deal, but in no rush

The New York Jets recently exercised the fifth-year option for Muhammad Wilkerson's contract (2015) -- a no-brainer. The real question is whether the Jets will sign their best defensive player to a long-term extension before the start of the regular season. Wilkerson said Tuesday night he'd like a new contract, but he wouldn't attach a timetable to his wish. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 18, 2014  |  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
April 18, 2014  |  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
April 18, 2014  |  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
April 17, 2014  |  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
April 12, 2014  |  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
April 12, 2014  |  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
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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