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Muhammad Wilkerson

28-Year-Old Defensive End – Green Bay Packers

2017 Defensive Stats

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46

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2018 Defensive Projections

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2018 Fantasy Football Outlook

After spending the first seven years of his career with the Jets, Wilkerson joined the Packers during the offseason. He had a tumultuous final year in New York and totaled the fewest sacks since his r...

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2018 ADP:  249.42

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

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 one-year, $5 million contract with the Packers in March of 2018.

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Wilkerson signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Packers on Thursday, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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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
2009 19 CFB 2 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 2 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
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 15 58 33 25 4.5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 27 NYJ 13 46 26 20 3.5 4 1 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. Dean Lowry
  3. Conor Sheehy
Green Bay Packers

Snap Count Stats

699

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Muhammad Wilkerson was on the field for 699 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Muhammad Wilkerson was on the field for 48 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 940 73
2016 844 69
2017 699 48
Muhammad Wilkerson 2017 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 @Buf 68 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Oak 48 7 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Mia 39 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Jax 61 7 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Cle 52 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 NE 53 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Mia 54 5 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Atl 54 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Buf 53 4 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @TB 58 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 Car 66 4 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 KC 36 0 6 3 3 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Den 57 0 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @NO
16 LAC
17 @NE
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21 PRO BOWL Pro Bowl
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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"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   315 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.96 sec
POOR
Shuttle Time:   4.59 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.31 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   26 in
TERRIBLE
Broad Jump:   106 in
POOR
Bench Press:   27 reps
GOOD
Green Bay Packers Team Injury Report
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Muhammad Wilkerson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wilkerson will sign with the Packers, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

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Wilkerson completed his visit with the Packers on Thursday and has meetings scheduled with the Saints and Chiefs in the near future, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.

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Wilkerson is slated to visit with the Packers in Green Bay on Wednesday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

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The Jets informed Wilkerson on Wednesday that he will be released from the team, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Wilkerson finished the 2017 season with a career-low 46 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 13 games.

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Wilkerson (coach's decision) will be inactive for Sunday's game against the Patriots, a source informed Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

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Wilkerson will travel to New England on Sunday, but head coach Todd Bowles said the defensive end's status won't be decided until game time, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

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Wilkerson will be inactive Sunday against the Chargers in a coach's decision, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2017

Wilkerson experienced a down year in 2016, so it's understandable if some prefer his ascending teammate, Leonard Williams. But Wilkerson is still just 27, and he previously bounced back emphatically from his down years. He followed his five sack season with a 10.5-sack one, and his six-sack season with 12. It's unlikely he's physically declining in his prime years, so a return to dominance seems more likely than not. Aside from his double-digit sack capabilities, Wilkerson tends to hover around 60 tackles per year.

2016

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 anchor on the interior and a double-digit sack threat, Wilkerson is an All-Pro who will dominate even if it's not the Jets he's dominating for. Two of his last three years surpassed double-digit sacks, and he still posted six sacks in 13 games during the one year of the three in which he fell short of the mark. He's also surpassed 60 tackles in three of the last four years.

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