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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:12:04 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) said he expects to be ready for the start of the regular season but is not sure when he will be able to practice during training camp. He said the rehab from his broken leg is going well and that he is running four times a week.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:33:49 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) said he will be ready for the season opener but can't predict when he'll be available in training camp. He is recovering from a broken right leg suffered in the season finale in 2015.
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:15:04 -0700
New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson will "surely" come at a higher price than the $54 million in guaranteed money to which DE Muhammad Wilkerson signed, according to NJ.com's Darryl Slater. Richardson and the Jets are expected to start long-term contract negotiations next offseason as Richardson enters the fourth year of his rookie contract.
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 06:49:43 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) likely will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list because the team wants to be cautious with him since he is returning from a broken leg. The Jets want to make sure he will be ready for the start of the regular season.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:51:39 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson did sign a five-year deal with the Jets Friday, July 15, worth $86 million. The deal includes $37 million guaranteed and $54 million in the first three years.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:07:31 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson did not agree to a long-term deal with the Jets Friday, July 15, and will play under the one-year franchise tag. He is scheduled to make $15.7 million in 2016.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:28:40 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson and the Jets are still far apart in their long-term contract negotiations. The deadline for franchise tagged players to sign a long-term deal is Friday, July 15. If a deal is not done, Wilkerson would have to play the 2016 season under the franchise tag. Wilkerson would earn $15.701 million this year with the tag. It's also possible, according to NJ.com's Darryl Slater, that Wilkerson could also be tagged next year.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:07:01 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson has not talked with the Jets about a long-term contract, according to a source. The Jets have until July 15 to sign Wilkerson to a long-term deal.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:09:08 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) shared a video that showed him running without a leg brace, and he remains on track to be ready for the start of the season, if not sooner.
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:41:29 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is frustrated with his contract situation but would not say if he will report for the start of training camp. The Jets have until July 15 to sign him to a long-term contract.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:06:53 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson broke his silence and expressed frustration with the team that he hasn't signed a long-term deal.
"It's shocking. It's frustrating," Wilkerson told The Post in an exclusive interview. "Because I feel like I've earned it and I deserve it. It would be different if I was just a mediocre player. I feel like each and every week I'm dominating and it's showing. The stats speak for themselves. Basically, what more do I need to do? You know what I mean?"
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:59:07 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson will not sign his franchise tender any time soon. He also may not report for training camp as he continues to wait for a long-term contract, according to sources. Wilkerson is not present for the Jets' mandatory minicamp, but he will not be fined for missing it because he has not signed his tender. He would also not be fined for skipping training camp, if he does so, for the same reason.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 18:57:03 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is still unhappy he does not have a long-term contract, and he will not sign his franchise-tag tender anytime soon. As such, he might not report for the start of training camp in late July, sources said Monday. He will skip the team's mandatory minicamp, which starts Tuesday, June 14. Because he hasn't signed his tender, he cannot be fined for not participating in the three-day event.
Sun, 05 Jun 2016 13:14:52 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson could consider skipping the beginning of training camp if his contract situation is not resolved.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 19:11:16 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is unlikely to receive a long-term contract extension from the team due to the presence of DE Sheldon Richardson and DL Leonard Williams. Barring a radical concession from the team or Wilkerson's camp, beat writer Manish Mehta predicts there will be no multi-year contract extension.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:16:09 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson will not participate in the team's upcoming minicamp because of his contract status. He has not signed his franchise tender offer at this point and is not required to report for the mandatory minicamp. The team has until July 15 to reach a long-term agreement with Wilkerson.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 11:15:39 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is a player the Jets would like to sign to a long-term deal, but they may not be able to reach an agreement, according to head coach Todd Bowles. Bowles said he hopes Wilkerson will report for the start of training camp. Wilkerson likely will want more than $52.5 million in guaranteed money in a new deal.
Tue, 17 May 2016 08:10:48 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson isn't close to a new contract and hasn't signed his franchise tender. He may not report until training camp in July.
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:39:11 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is unlikely to be traded after the team fielded calls and experienced little action.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:40:39 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson and the Jets could find a trade to be more difficult once the NFL Draft begins. A potential suitor must be willing to sign Wilkerson to a long-term extension that would cost around $50 million. They must also be assured that there are no issues with Wilkerson's surgically repaired fibula. There have not been any urgent negotiations recently, at least none that have been reported, although Wilkerson said he would love to play for the San Francisco 49ers. Stay tuned as the NFL Draft nears.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:29:42 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson won't have the franchise tag rescinded, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:27:28 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson isn't being actively shopped, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan. ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini opined that the Jets are interested in moving Wilkerson.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:26:07 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson didn't show up for the start of the team's offseason program Monday, April 18, according to a source. He has yet to sign his $15.7 million franchise tag tender. Wilkerson will likely skip the entire offseason program for the second straight season, and he'll play under the tender in 2016 if a long-term deal isn't reached by July 15.
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 14:34:03 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) is not expected to report for offseason workouts Monday, April 18. Wilkerson is still rehabbing his broken leg and has not signed his franchise tender offer.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:08:14 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson would love to play for the San Francisco 49ers, according to sources.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:01:38 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson was part of a serious offer to the Tennessee Titans for the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, and the deal was getting close, according to sources. The Los Angeles Rams ended up striking a deal for the pick.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:36:47 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson may not be present for voluntary workouts next week as he awaits a possible long-term deal or trade. Wilkerson did not attend last year's voluntary workouts.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:52:44 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson will cost a first-round draft pick, and possibly even more, if he is to be traded, according to sources.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:28:21 -0700
The Chicago Bears are unlikely to trade for New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets won't just give him away, and Bears general manager Ryan Pace is putting a big premium on draft picks this year, so the chances of a trade happening appear slim, in the opinion of the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs.
Sun, 03 Apr 2016 12:22:58 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson could be pursued by the Chicago Bears as the NFL Draft approaches, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini.
Sun, 27 Mar 2016 16:16:38 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is unlikely to be part of a tag-and-trade deal, according to officials from four different teams. One official described a potential deal as "next to impossible" because of the price.
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:08:38 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson's long-term contract talks have been going on since 2014. Owner Woody Johnson is surprised it's taking so long to get a deal done. Wilkerson did receive the non-exclusive franchise tag this offseason and should be ready to play for whomever at the start of the regular season barring any setbacks to his injured leg.
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:37:58 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson and the Jets are still not close on a long-term deal, according to owner Woody Johnson.
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 12:36:34 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) will be playing for someone at the start of the 2016 regular season, barring any setbacks, according to Wilkerson's agent.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:42:47 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) said he doesn't know if he will be ready for the beginning of the season and won't return until he is ready to play at an elite level.
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:00:10 -0700
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is not being shopped to other teams, but general manager Mike Maccagnan did not rule out the possibility of Wilkerson being traded. Wilkerson is scheduled to count $15.7 million against the 2016 salary cap.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 12:48:09 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) said Tuesday, March 8, that he is walking, feeling good and staying ahead of his rehabilitation schedule.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 14:35:30 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson will receive the non-exclusive franchise tag Monday, Feb. 29, which carries a value of $15.7 million. He's allowed to negotiate with other teams, but the Jets would receive two first-round picks as compensation if they decline to match an offer sheet. It's unlikely another team would give up that much, but the Jets could be willing to take less in a tag-and-trade scenario.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:25:04 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is expected to receive the franchise tag, but his long-term future with the Jets is still unknown. There is still a possibility that Wilkerson could be involved in a tag-and-trade deal. That may be difficult to accomplish, though, partly due to Wilkerson's recently surgically repaired leg.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:48:22 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson will receive the franchise tag by the deadline Tuesday, March 1, according to a source with knowledge of the team's plans.
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 18:10:43 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is likely to receive the franchise tag, and beat writer Manish Mehta believes he could be shopped in a potential tag-and-trade scenario leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:21:10 -0800
Updating a previous item, New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles sounded optimistic that the Jets can keep both impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson and DT Damon Harrison for another year. "We like Mo and Damon and we want to find out a way to keep both of them," general manager Mike Maccagnan said.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:11:37 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agents DT Damon Harrison and DE Muhammad Wilkerson are both options for the franchise tag, according to general managar Mike Maccagnan.
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:07:06 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson won't necessarily receive the franchise tag. General manager Mike Maccagnan said all options are on the table.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:59:06 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) visited with a doctor Thursday, Feb. 18, and said his leg responded great. Wilkerson will start his rehab ahead of schedule.
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:35:05 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson has drawn interest from the New York Giants, but it is unlikely that the Jets let Wilkerson test the free-agent market.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 15:00:35 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson's potential long-term deal may not be worked out quickly, if Wilkerson even receives the franchise tag. Wilkerson and the Jets have been discussing a deal on and off since 2014, but not much progress has been made. Wilkerson could demand a deal in the six-year, $95-million range -- the deal that Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus signed. Both sides have until July 15 to agree on a long-term deal.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 14:54:01 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson will cost around $15.5 million if the Jets want to use their franchise tag on him. Currently, however, New York sits at approximately $14 million under the salary cap. They'll need to release a player or two in order to afford their star defensive end.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:09:43 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson could cost the Jets $15.4 million in 2016 if he receives the franchise tag. He could also be signed and then traded.
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:51:10 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson is expected to receive the franchise tag this offseason, and the Jets could explore the possibility of trading him after he is tagged, according to sources.