6:45 PM EST, Sat February 13, 2016
Green Machine | Bergen Record

Jets might franchise Wilkerson

General manager Mike Maccagnan said today that the Jets will consider putting the franchise tag on star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who will become a free agent in March. Maccagnan said “potentially” the Jets could franchise Wilkerson, adding that the possibility of the Jets doing that is “not a big secret.” Wilkerson suffered a fractured right fibula in the season-ending loss at Buffalo on Jan. 3, but Maccagnan indicated he didn’t think the injury would impact the Jets’ decisions about him. Maccagnan said the injury should take about six months for Wilkerson to rehab and...