MUHAMMAD WILKERSON NEWS

Wilkerson reacts to Cam Jordan's deal with Saints, takes shot at Jets

While the rest of the New York Jets are practicing during the team's OTAs, Muhammad Wilkerson is working on his skills elsewhere. Wilkerson is holding out from OTAs as he awaits a long-term contract from the Jets. While he waits for his payday, the New Orleans Saints signed defensive end Cameron Jordan to a five year, $60 million extension on Tuesday. Wilkerson took notice of Jordan...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours 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
2 hours 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...
Via cover32
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets boast two of the top ten scariest position groups

The New York Jets have quite the talented team heading into 2015 (Photo Credit: Bing Images) As we complete OTAs, and look ahead to training camp, speculation season is in full swing. The rosters have begun to take shape, and we start to see what position units are going to look like. The Jets are no different. So which groups are the best? In the spirit of speculation, which units...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Positional Roster Review: Defensive Line

Left Defensive End:Muhammad Wilkerson – Big Mo is easily one of the best defensive linemen in the league. After somewhat of a down year in 2014, with only 6 sacks and only playing in 13 games, Wilkerson should have another great season this year. Although he is constantly double and even triple teamed by opposing offensive lines, Mo is affecting the game even when he is not making...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson tabbed as No. 74 in NFL Network's Top 100 players

Muhammad Wilkerson is currently in the news this offseason because of his uncertain future with the New York Jets. The Jets drafted USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams in the NFL Draft and have yet to work out a contract extension with Wilkerson so far this offseason. While the Jets and Wilkerson try and sort out a new contract off the field, Wilkerson was recognized for his...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets fans: Sheldon Richardson is different than Big Mo

For any Jets fans that might have missed it, there was some online sparring between defensive standout Sheldon Richardson and some of the Jets fan base, reported here by Mike Hudson.  Richardson received some feedback from fans about his missing OTA’s, and fired back on Twitter, reminding everyone that the workouts are voluntary and that he “has a life”. Jets fans are a bit...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson wants to remind everybody what “voluntary” means

While trade rumors swirl around Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets defensive lineman has made a point to stay away from the team’s voluntary workouts. Most people suspect that it’s Wilkerson’s way of telling the Jets he wants a new contract, but he says his absence is for another reason: It’s voluntary. I have a life outside of football n I chose to enjoy my family a little longer...
Via cover32
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Jets Veterans Most Directly Affected by the NFL Draft

View image | gettyimages.com Follow me at @KCLeadForTSR While the NFL Draft may have added youth, talent, and future stars for the New York Jets it also stiffened the competition for some of their veterans. In this article, I take a look at three Jets veterans who were most affected by the NFL Draft. Quarterbacks Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick Despite adding massive talent...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson Doesn’t Show up at Jets’ OTAs

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – SEPTEMBER 28: Muhammad Wilkerson #96 of the New York Jets reacts during their game against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images) With the 6th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Jets took the impressive defensive end, Leonard Williams, out of the University of...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson still absent from OTA’s

A key member of one of the league’s better defenses is still nowhere to be found in OTA’s. New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is missing in action due to him seeking a new contract. Muhammad Wilkerson believes he is one of the league’s top defensive lineman and is now seeking a contract that pays him like one, similarly to the ones J.J. Watt and Ndamukong Suh...
Via EndZoneScore
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson absent from Jets' first OTA practice

Muhammad Wilkerson wasn't expected to show up at the New York Jets' first OTA practice Tuesday. Turns out, he didn't disappoint(?). According to the NY Daily News, the star defensive lineman was in... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson Could Be on Trading Block for Jets

The Jets face a rather unique situation with former All-Pro DE Muhammad Wilkerson, who is in the final year of his contract with the team. With Wilkerson still a possibility to hold out from training camp seeking a mega-deal AND having drafted a player the consensus #1 player in the 2015 draft at No. 6 overall in Leonard Williams, the Jets will be hard-pressed to find a way to keep...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Mike Maccagnan shows indifference on Muhammad Wilkerson

One of the biggest stories involved with the New York Jets on draft weekend, other than the draft of course, was the potential fate of Muhammad Wilkerson.  Wilkerson missed voluntary workouts, and then trade talks were rumored to begin.  Those trade talks intensified when the Jets drafted Leonard Williams, a player that could take Muhammad Wilkerson’s place. Jets general manager...
Via EndZoneScore
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ GM Maccagnan: Drafting Leonard Williams “Doesn’t Really Impact” Muhammad Wilkerson

The New York Jets unexpectedly were able to land the 2015 NFL draft’s best defensive player, lineman Leonard Williams, with the sixth-overall pick. Given that, before the draft, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that “at least two teams” had approached the Jets with trade offers for standout defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, it seemed as though Wilkerson and the Jets were heading...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the New York Jets afford to keep Muhammad Wilkerson?

There were talks leading up to the draft that Muhammad Wilkerson might be on the trading block. When the Jets grabbed Leonard Williams with the No. 6 pick, it seemed as if they were preparing for Wilkerson’s exit. While speaking on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN New York 98.7 FM, though, general manager Mike Maccagnan put a hold on any trade rumors. “We’re not actively shopping...
Via cover32
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins GM explains draft choices

The Washington Redskins GM explains draft choices. Even though the Washington Redskins made sound decisions during the 2015 NFL draft, that does not exclude them from scrutiny. Scot McCloughan has found himself in the position of having to defend his decision-making as it pertains to last week’s draft. One of the decisions he and the Washington Redskins front office made was to...
Via EndZoneScore
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Expected To Listen To Offers For Muhammad Wilkerson, Browns & Raiders Could Have Interest?

Last night, the Jets surprisingly came away from round one with USC DL Leonard Williams, even though defensive line is clearly one of team’s areas of strengths. Jets GM Mike Maccagnan told reporters after making the pick that he was “kind of surprised” that Williams fell to the Jets. However, Ian Rapoport reports that Williams is believed to have a ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: The New York Jets aren’t “actively shopping” Muhammad Wilkerson

Earlier this week, rumors surfaced that the Jets were shopping Muhammad Wilkerson, and today, after drafting Leonard Williams with the No. 6 pick, that speculation grew even higher. Jets G.M. Mike Maccagnan, though, says otherwise. According to Pro Football Talk, Maccagnan said that they are not “actively shopping” Wilkerson at a press conference following their first pick. ...
Via cover32
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Muhammad Wilkerson be Moved on Draft Day?

If Mike Maccagnan has proven one thing in his short stay with the Jets, it’s that he is not afraid to rock the boat. Since the Jets did not address Muhammad Wilkerson’s contract yet, he has decided to not report to voluntary workouts this off season. Coach Todd Bowles does not seem worried however, stating that the workouts are obviously voluntary. Maccagnan has said time and...
Via EndZoneScore
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: The New York Jets may be looking to trade star defensive player

There have been rumors that the New York Jets may be surprisingly active this Thursday during the first round of the NFL Draft, but this may not have been what you were expecting. At least two teams, possibly more, have approached NY Jets about trading for Muhammad Wilkerson, per league source. Bares watching Thursday. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 28, 2015 I’m sure...
Via cover32
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets Fielding Calls from Teams Interested in DE Muhammad Wilkerson

While everyone focuses on the NFL draft, which begins on Thursday night, teams are making calls not just about trading picks but also trading players. One player that has caught the eyes of “at least two teams” is New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, a 2011 first-round pick. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, a league source has told him that two teams, and possibly...
Via Sportsnaut
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: At Least Two Teams Have Approached Jets About Trading DE Muhammad Wilkerson

ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a league source, reports that “at least” two teams have approached the Jets about possibly trading DE Muhammad Wilkerson. According to Schefter, this is a situation that bares watching on Thursday. Wilkerson reportedly did not report for the first day of the Jets’ offseason program and it’s unclear whether he intends to take part ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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