Lunch with the New York Jets: Wilkerson injury update


Enjoy your lunch today with some great reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, an update on what happened to Muhammad Wilkerson, videos on the epic matchup of Brandon Marshall against Darrelle Revis and why Eric Decker is absolutely thriving in the shadows. Enjoy!

After four days of practice, Jets take the fifth … to rest by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"They will return to the practice field on Tuesday, the start of a four-day stretch that will lead into Saturday night’s Green & White scrimmage at MetLife Stadium. The key question Tuesday will be the health of defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who “tweaked” ( ‘ word) a hamstring on Sunday afternoon. Todd Bowles"

Ex-Jet Laveranues Coles to Sheldon Richardson: Avoid ‘Superman syndrome’ by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"“A lot of times, we get that Superman syndrome,” Coles told Sunday at New York Jets training camp, where he attended an alumni event with four dozen ex-Jets. “We forget we’re not bigger than the game. But I think for him right now, now that he’s had a rude awakening … it’s a wake-up call.”"

Practice Report: Mano a Mano by Eric Allen (

"Early in Sunday’s practice, the Jets worked on 1-on-1 drills inside the red zone.  The fans were in for a treat as Darrelle Revis and Brandon Marshall were matched up against each other on multiple occasions. Shortly after a Revis pick was nullified by a flag, the elite corner made a beautiful play while high-pointing the rock and nearly coming down with an interception."

Eric Decker is suddenly in the shadows — and loving it by Brian Costello

"That’s fine with Decker, who had his share of frustrations in his first season in New York after leaving the Broncos. Decker injured his hamstring in training camp and the injury lingered for most of the season."

Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson Is Injured by Ben Shpigel (New York Times)

"Wilkerson, angling for a long-term contract, left the field midway through practice and walked into the team’s facility without assistance. The Jets do not practice on Monday, and Coach Todd Bowles said that should help Wilkerson. “I don’t think it was serious,” Bowles said."

Jets’ Calvin Pace doubts NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be fair with Sheldon Richardson by Seth Walder (New York Daily News)

"Under the personal conduct policy, Richardson could be disciplined by the league even if he isn’t found guilty and also could be face punishment for things he wasn’t charged with."

Next: New York Jets: Mike Maccagnan speaks on Richardson

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