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Muhammad Wilkerson

26-Year-Old Defensive End – New York Jets

2016 Defensive Stats

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Wilkerson is a holdout threat that needs a double-check closer to your draft, but as long as he's suiting up for somebody he'll be a top-shelf IDP on the defensive line. Simultaneously a 315-pound anc...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  11

HT: 6' 4"   WT: 315   DOB: 10/22/1989  College: Temple  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Muhammad Wilkerson Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $85 million extension with the Jets in July of 2016.

September 15, 2016  –  Muhammad Wilkerson News

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Wilkerson (ankle/toe) has been listed as active for Thursday's matchup with the Bills.

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Muhammad Wilkerson NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2011 21 NYJ 16 49 35 14 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 22 NYJ 16 69 36 33 5 4 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0
2013 23 NYJ 16 63 43 20 10.5 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 NYJ 13 56 31 25 6 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 NYJ 16 64 39 25 12 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 26 NYJ 3 13 10 3 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Muhammad Wilkerson – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End
  1. Muhammad Wilkerson
  2. Lawrence Thomas
New York Jets

Snap Count Stats

167

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Muhammad Wilkerson was on the field for 167 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Muhammad Wilkerson was on the field for 16 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 716 57
2015 940 73
2016 167 16
Muhammad Wilkerson 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Cin 54 5 7 5 2 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Buf 51 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @KC 62 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Sea
5 @Pit
6 @Ari
7 Bal
8 @Cle
9 @Mia
10 LA
11 BYE Bye Week
12 NE
13 Ind
14 @SF
15 Mia
16 @NE
17 Buf

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Muhammad Wilkerson
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 4"
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Weight:   315 lbs
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Muhammad Wilkerson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wilkerson (ankle/toe) is considered questionable for Thursday's matchup against the Bills.

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Wilkerson (ankle) was limited in Monday's practice.

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Wilkerson had seven tackles, including 1.5 sacks, during Sunday's 23-22 loss to the Bengals.

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Wilkerson (leg) will play in Sunday's tilt with the Bengals.

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Wilkerson (leg) could play in Saturday's preseason game against the Giants, though the decision will likely be made close to kickoff, NJ.com reports.

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Wilkerson (leg) came off the active/PUP list Tuesday and was cleared to practice, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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The Jets have placed Wilkerson (leg) on the active/PUP list to begin training camp, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

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Wikerson said Wednesday that he expects to be fully recovered from his broken right leg in time to play in Week 1, the Associated Press reports.

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Wilkerson has signed a multi-year extension to remain with the Jets.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Turf toe cost Wilkerson three games last year, but he still posted more than 50 tackles for the third consecutive season, adding six sacks after 10.5 in 2013. In a full season, 70 tackles and double-digit sacks wouldn't surprise, as Wilkerson has not hit his ceiling yet. He spent the offseason lobbying for a contract extension, which as of press time he hadn't received, and the Jets drafted DE Leonard Williams sixth overall this year, but those issues shouldn't keep the 6-4, 315-pound Wilkerson from being one of the league's top D-Line IDPs again this season.

2014

It looked like the Jets got themselves a steal when they drafted Wilkerson with the 30th overall pick in 2011, but few would have guessed he'd be quite as good as he is today. He won't turn 25 until October, but he's one of the best defenders in the league and probably the best player on the Jets' defense. His success has translated to IDP utility, too, as he has back-to-back seasons with more than 60 tackles, and he broke out for 10.5 sacks in 2013. That sack total might regress a bit, but there's no reason to think he won't make it to 60 tackles for the third consecutive year, and he's yet to miss a game in his three seasons. He's a good high-floor DL1 to pair with a lower-floor, big-play specialist DL2.

2013

The 2011 first-round pick is arguably the top player on the Jets' defense given the offseason departures of Bart Scott and Darrelle Revis. He's an elite run-stopper and recorded 69 tackles and five sacks. If he can avoid injury, the 23-year-old Wilkerson could be poised for his Pro Bowl season.

2012

Like Quinton Coples, Wilkerson is talented enough to push for IDP relevance despite playing in a three-man front. With the arrival of Coples, moreover, any worry Wilkerson might have had about seeing disproportionate attention from opposing blocking schemes is mostly relieved. In any case, he finished his 2010 rookie season with 49 tackles (35 solo), three sacks, one safety and a forced fumble. A naturally strong player with good athleticism for his size, Wilkerson should improve on his rookie numbers in 2012.

2011

After the departure of Shaun Ellis in free agency, Wilkerson is slated to start right away and the Jets are expecting him to immediately contribute to their pass rush. He could be worth an IDP look depending on how training camp and the preseason works out