Jets DL Muhammad Wilkerson guarantees win over Patriots
|09.09.13 at 8:25 pm ET|
While Jets coach Rex Ryan has dialed back on his boasts over the years, his players have yet to get the memo. On Monday, New York defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson guaranteed the Jets would beat the Patriots when the two teams meet Thursday at Gillette Stadium.
“We’re going to go to Foxboro and get this win,” he told New York’s WFAN Radio. “We’re going to be 2-0.”
The 6-foot-4, 315-pounder out of Temple made the claim the day after the Jets took a dramatic 18-17 home win over the Bucs, a game that was decided on a last-second field goal after a late Tampa Bay penalty put the Jets in position to win the game late.
For what it’s worth, Wilkerson has been a part of the Jets since 2011, and has never been part of a New York win over the Patriots.
For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.
Latest from Bleacher Report
- Rob Gronkowski Says He Hopes Martellus Bennett 'Breaks the Bank' in Free...
- Rob Gronkowski Comments on Roger Goodell, Future in Football, More
- Best and Worst Moves New England Patriots Can Make This Offseason
- Bill Belichick Named Potential Witness in Aaron Hernandez's Double-Murder...
- Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Patriots' Big Trade Bait, NFL's Athletic...
- Martellus Bennett Reportedly to Test Free Agency, Patriots Exit Possible
- Tom Brady's Missing Super Bowl 51 Jersey Valued at $500,000 in Police...