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Wilkerson has been diagnosed with a knee contusion, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

Wilkerson's injury could cost him a day or two of practice, but it is not believed to be serious, and head coach Rex Ryan thinks Wilkerson "is going to be fine." Wilkerson's participation, or lack thereof, in practice this week will provide a hint toward his status for the Jets' Week 4 matchup with the Lions.

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Wilkerson suffered a knee injury during Monday's game against the Bears, but the issue is not thought to be serious, FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo reports.

Wilkerson collided with a teammate while making a joint sack in the fourth quarter. He was down for a minute or two, and then limped off the field. The star defensive end finished Monday's game with five tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks, after posting just three tackles (one solo) and no sacks through the first two games.

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Wilkerson (back) was ejected from Sunday's game against the Packers for striking an opponent.

Wilkerson smacked a Packer in the helmet at the end of a successful two-point conversion play in the third quarter. It doesn't seems like something that will warrant a suspension, but it certainly didn't help the Jets' chances to stave off Green Bay's rally. Wilkerson wasn't credited with any stats in Sunday's game, after recording three tackles (one solo) and two pass defenses in the opener.

Muhammad Wilkerson DL NYJ 9 Days

Wilkerson (back) is active for Sunday's contest in Green Bay, Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports.

Wilkerson was a late addition to the injury report Saturday, but his back concern won't result in the first absence of his career. The passer rusher has so far increased his sack total in each of his three seasons, settling at 10.5 last year.

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Wilkerson (back) was added to the injury report Saturday but is probable for Sunday's game against the Packers, the New York Daily News reports.

The Jets held the Raiders to 25 yards rushing last week on a mere 1.7 yards per carry. They could have another big game this week if Eddie Lacy (concussion) can't go.

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ESPN New York expects the Jets to try signing RE Muhammad Wilkerson to an extension before the start of the season.

The Jets exercised Wilkerson's fifth-year club option in April, so he's under team control through 2015 at $7.2 million. There's no urgency to get a deal done now, but GM John Idzik could look to maximize leverage and extend Wilkerson while he still has two years left on his contract. The Jets have the fourth most cap space in the league at $22.97 million.

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Jets RE Muhammad Wilkerson isn't pressing for a contract extension.

"I would like a deal, but when it happens, it happens," Wilkerson said Tuesday. "I'm not saying I want it to be before the regular season. ... I'm going to come in and work hard and take every day like I always do." Although he's coming off a monster season, the Jets likely aren't in any hurry to extend a player they have under contract for an eminently reasonable $7.2 million over the next two seasons.

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ESPN New York's Rich Cimini "could definitely see" the Jets signing RE Muhammad Wilkerson to a contract extension before the season.

Wilkerson is due only $1.2 million this season, but has no plans of holding out. The Jets have Wilkerson under team control for the next two years after exercising his 2015 option. Wilkerson is coming off an All-Pro season and could command a contract in excess of Calais Campbell's five-year, $31 million guaranteed deal.

Muhammad Wilkerson DL NYJ 5 Months

Jets exercised RE Muhammad Wilkerson's team option for 2015.

It's expected to be worth roughly $6.969 million. Wilkerson is coming off a monster season, gobbling up the run while notching 10.5 sacks. Although he's now under team control for the next two seasons, it's possible the sides hammer out an extension before Week 1.

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Jets RE Muhammad Wilkerson reiterated that he has no intentions of holding out this offseason and said he wants to be a "Jet for life."

Wilkerson hasn't been shy about saying how bad he wants to stay with Gang Green long-term, and we're sure the feeling is mutual. He has one year left on his rookie deal and a 2015 team option that the Jets are fully expected to exercise next month. Wilkerson has yet to miss a game and is elite versus both the run and pass.