Muhammad Wilkerson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Here's why securing Muhammad Wilkerson is biggest key to Jets' playoff aspirations

    CBS Sports "The Jets have made some flashy moves in the short time general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles have been together on the job, like signing Darrelle Revis to a mega-deal and trading for Brandon Marshall. But the pivotal, foundational transaction of their regime came this past..." August 26

  • Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson provides update on injured leg

    Newark Star-Ledger "With cornerback Darrelle Revis having returned to practice Thursday, the Jets' defense is now only one piece away from being complete. Granted, it is a very, very big piece. Both figuratively, and literally. Muhammad Wilkerson, New York's 6-4, 315-pound defensive end, is still on the..." August 05

  • Muhammad Wilkerson hits Jets PUP list

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets beat the clock to sign defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a five-year deal on July 15 in a move that came as a bit of a surprise given the general pessimism over the course of the offseason about a deal getting done. While they had to rush to get Wilkerson signed, there will be no..." July 28

  • After long wait, Muhammad Wilkerson deal came together quickly

    Pro Football Talk "When the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign multi-year deals passed without word of an agreement between the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, no one was too surprised. There had not been many signs of progress over the course of the offseason and the popular..." July 17

  • Jets' Mo Wilkerson contract used Eagles' Fletcher Cox deal as framework

    NewJersey.com "The Jets could've signed defensive Muhammad Wilkerson for much cheaper if they just locked him up last offseason. That much is clear. But since last offseason, contract values for defensive linemen have skyrocketed. And on Friday, just before the franchise tag deadline, the Jets gave Wilkerson..." July 16

  • Jets' Wilkerson likely to begin training camp on PUP list

    Elite Sports NY "Just because he’s now $86 million richer doesn’t mean Muhammad Wilkerson will suddenly be ready for New York Jets training camp. Muhammad Wilkerson is now $86 million richer after signing a term of five years with Mike Maccagnan and the New York Jets on Friday. This doesn’t mean magical..." July 16

  • Muhammad Wilkerson signs five-year deal with Jets

    NFL.com "Muhammad Wilkerson has signed a long-term deal with the New York Jets, the team announced Friday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports Wilkerson's new contract will pay him roughly $85 million over five years, a source said. Wilkerson confirmed the length of the contract in a video posted to..." July 15

  • Would Jets franchise tag Muhammad Wilkerson again in 2017?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL's franchise tag deadline is approaching. By 4 p.m. Friday, if a franchise tagged player does not sign a long-term contract with his team, then he will essentially be forced to play 2016 on a one-year contract for the tag figure — and he cannot sign a long-term deal until after the season...." July 14

  • Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson still not talking contract, per source

    Newark Star-Ledger "The July 15 deadline for the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to come to terms on a long-term contract is a little more than a week away. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the two sides are still not talking. That person, who spoke to NJ Advance Media on condition..." July 08

  • Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson still not talking contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "The July 15 deadline for the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to come to terms on a long-term contract is a little more than a week away. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the two sides are still not talking. That person, who spoke to NJ Advance Media on condition..." July 07

  • Wilkerson appears unlikely to show for start of Jets’ camp

    Pro Football Talk "When we last checked in on Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson, he was declining to say if he would show up at training camp. But with Wilkerson still unsigned as the calendar turns to July, it’s appearing less likely that he’ll be there. Darryl Slater of the Newark Star-Ledger writes..." July 03

  • Skip training camp? Disgruntled Jets star Mo Wilkerson isn't saying

    ESPN "Muhammad Wilkerson is unhappy with his contract situation, but he's not ready to pull a Von Miller, the Denver Broncos star who said there's "no chance" he will play in 2016 under the franchise tag. Speaking to reporters Friday night at his charity bowling event in Linden, New Jersey, Wilkerson..." June 18

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson says Mo Wilkerson 'deserves' Fletcher Cox deal

    ESPN "The Fletcher Cox contract extension made an impact in the New York Jets’ locker room: It fueled Muhammad Wilkerson’s frustration and it put a smile on the face of Sheldon Richardson. "It's a great time to be a defensive lineman, a great time," Richardson said Thursday at the conclusion of the..." June 17

  • Muhammad Wilkerson breaks silence on insulting Jets standoff

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson is a quiet man. The 6-foot-4 Jets star prefers to make his statements on the field and not through the media, but he is fed up and revealed his feelings for the first time Wednesday. The Jets still have not locked up Wilkerson with the long-term contract they have..." June 16

  • Muhammad Wilkerson has another $100M reason to stew

    New York Post "The chances of the Jets and Muhammad Wilkerson agreeing on a long-term deal were slim heading into this week. Now, they may be zero. The Eagles signed defensive lineman Fletcher Cox on Monday to a six-year, $103 million extension with a possible $63 million guaranteed, making Cox the latest..." June 14

  • Muhammad Wilkerson won’t be at Jets minicamp, but he lost his leverage with team a year ago

    New York Daily News "The curious case of Muhammad Wilkerson isn't so curious at all. For all the sirens blaring from the pay-the-man police, the reality is that the Jets aren't going to pony up more than $50 million in guaranteed loot for the defensive lineman right now… or quite possibly ever. First, let's clear..." June 03

  • Jets say they want to re-sign Muhammad Wilkerson, but ...

    ESPN "The New York Jets have 43 days to sign Muhammad Wilkerson to a long-term contract. If it doesn't happen by July 15, he must play this season for the amount of his franchise tender -- $15.7 million. What are the chances of a deal getting done? About the same as Todd Bowles leading a conga line..." June 02

  • No trade of Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson, GM says

    ESPN "The New York Jets are not planning to trade Pro Bowl defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. "I don't envision that happening," general manager Mike Maccagnan said late Thursday night after picking linebacker Darron Lee in the first round of the NFL draft. Up until a week ago, Maccagnan was..." April 29

  • Jets running out of time to trade Muhammad Wilkerson

    New York Post "Before the Jets are on the clock Thursday night, time will run out on the idea of trading disgruntled star Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets have been open to trading Wilkerson for weeks, but any deal would have to be completed before the draft begins. That is what made trading Wilkerson such a..." April 27

  • Jets GM rejects Josh Norman’ing Mo Wilkerson

    New York Post "Mike Maccagnan is not going to pull a Dave Gettleman. The Jets’ general manager said Friday the team is not considering rescinding the franchise tag from defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson like the Panthers’ GM did this week with cornerback Josh Norman. “I don’t view that as an option,”..." April 23

  • Jets aren't actively shopping Wilkerson, won't rescind franchise tag

    NFL.com "If the Jets plan to vault into the top 10 of next week's draft, they'll likely need to offer their juiciest bargaining chip: Muhammad Wilkerson. Still yet to sign his $15.7 million franchise tag, New York's star defensive end has been the subject of trade talks for weeks while staying away from..." April 22

  • Muhammad Wilkerson not expected at Jets workouts

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like Broncos linebacker Von Miller won’t be the only high-profile defensive player skipping the start of a workout program this week. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson also got franchise tagged this offseason and Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Wilkerson is expected..." April 17

  • Examining possible landing spots for Mo Wilkerson (if he's traded)

    ESPN "One of the big storylines leading into the April 28 draft will be the future of Muhammad Wilkerson. The New York Jets are open to trading the Pro Bowl defensive end, but it's not easy to execute a tag-and-trade. Any interested team would have to satisfy Wilkerson's contract demands (figure at..." April 01

  • Jets have month to fix Mo Wilkerson dilemma they created

    New York Post "The Mo-ment of truth is fast approaching for the Jets. If the team is going to trade star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, it will happen in the next four weeks. The NFL draft begins on April 28, four weeks from Thursday. Wilkerson could be traded during the draft, but it is more likely that..." March 30

  • Jets’ tepid take on Muhammad Wilkerson goes all the way to top

    New York Post "Jets owner Woody Johnson did not sound like a man who expects defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to be on his team for a long time. The Jets placed the franchise tag on Wilkerson, which would pay him $15.7 million this season, as the two sides have failed to reach a long-term deal. Asked directly..." March 22

  • Agent: Wilkerson will be playing for 'someone' at start of 2016 season

    The Score "Muhammad Wilkerson is recovering well from a fractured fibula, but his future with the New York Jets remains murky. Chad Wiestling, who represents Wilkerson, provided an update on his client's recovery Saturday, tweeting that he'll be good to go for the start of the 2016 season. " March 19

  • Jets don’t rule out Wilkerson trade, D’Brickashaw Ferguson departure

    Pro Football Talk "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson took to Instagram on Friday to post a video of himself walking on an anti-gravity treadmill with a compression sock and sneakers on his right leg to show that his recovery from a broken bone continues to progress “ahead of schedule.” That news would be of..." March 19

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