DE Muhammad Wilkerson - New York Jets
|6-4, 315||Born: 10-20-1989||College: Temple||Drafted: Round 1, pick 30|
Quick fantasy outlook: The Jets have invested a lot of draft capital in their defensive line over the past few drafts, but Muhammad Wilkerson is the focal point. Although he was a late pick in the 1st round of the 2011 draft, he is a very effective two-way player who can hold up against the run and still put some pressure on QBs. He quietly had a breakout season in 2012 as he only posted 4.5 sacks but was credited with 70 combined tackles and 3 forced fumbles. The addition of other talented players like Quinton Coples and Sheldon Richardson up front should help take some attention away from him, but the loss of Revis could offset that if the Jets secondary slips. If he can continue to put up tackle numbers like he did a year ago, Wilkerson should remain a very reliable fantasy option but probably would be considered a high-end DE3 in most leagues given his 3-4 DE role and lack of sacks.
DE Projections: [John Norton]
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