movement is a leadership void. The Jets ' defense is now being run emotionally by the likes of Sheldon Richardson , Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams . Waving goodbye to the longest-tenured player in the locker room increases the difficulty
skill player to shine, considering New York's ghastly cast of quarterbacks. On defense, Leonard Williams and Muhammad Wilkerson have already earned Pro Bowl nods, leaving rookie safety Jamal Adams as one of the few logical in-house options
Ferguson , Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie over the past 18 months. While young defenders Sheldon Richardson , Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams all remain, the Jets are years away, on paper, from sporting a competitive roster. From
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in the NFL. Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh 's average annual salary is $19.1 million. Jets DT Muhammad Wilkerson and Eagles DT Fletcher Cox each average just more than $17 million. Those contracts could shape the framework
Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) throws a pass under as New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (96) tries to make a tackle during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
Aaron Donald is heading for some major hardware. Jameis Winston is heading for stardom. And Adrian Peterson is heading, well, nowhere. Adam Schein provides way-too-early guarantees for 2017.
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believe to be the future. Leonard Williams is one of the best defensive linemen in football. One has to believe Muhammad Wilkerson is on his way back after a down year. Guard Brian Winters was just signed to a long-term deal. All of these
performance reasons include Carson Palmer (No. 12 in 2016), Brandon Marshall (25), Allen Robinson (31), Muhammad Wilkerson (39) and Blake Bortles (56). 4) How will injuries affect four top-10 players? How do you judge a player
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competition (presuming Kawann Short is franchise-tagged by the Panthers). (The site used contracts given to Muhammad Wilkerson , Gerald McCoy and Marcell Dareus in its calculation.) Damon Harrison , who signed a five-year, $46.25 million
every rush attempt. Sheldon Richardson of the Jets still maintained a strong score (4.36) but his teammate Muhammad Wilkerson 's 5.03 was below the fourth percentile. It was a rough year for the former Pro Bowl defender. He was coming
the biggest disappointments in 2016. The decline of Darrelle Revis and the spotty play of Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson had as much to do with the club's regression as their offensive woes. The quarterback position was also a disaster
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explicit language ahead of last Saturday's loss to Miami. Richardson was also benched, alongside defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson , for one quarter earlier in the season for missing meetings. J-E-T-S. Just end the season.
Can Tom Savage propel the Texans into the playoffs? Will the return of A.J. Green be the difference maker for Andy Dalton? Here's what you need to know heading into Week 16.
Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston didn't practice for the second straight day as he deals with a swollen knee. Chiefs coach Andy Reid characterized the swelling as normal earlier this week.
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Columns > The Jets (3-9) will be lucky to get out of this season without any permanent scars. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was asked about the team's lack of sacks heading into Sunday's game against the 49ers (1-11) and, even
Indianapolis Colts strong safety Mike Adams (left) swaps jerseys with New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson during an NFL regular season game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. (Ric Tapia/NFL)
Raiders . Buffalo promoted tight end Gerald Christian to the active roster as a result. 6. Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson (ankle) was a full participant in practice on Thursday and Friday, but did not participate Saturday and is listed