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Muhammad Wilkerson Interview Transcript 8/30/11

by Tyson Rauch on August 30, 2011

On Tuesday New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson addressed the media. Here is the transcript courtesy of the Jets.

On what happened last night during the game…

I was just pass rushing and he came up to pass protect and I ran into him the first time, the ball was thrown and he approached me, threw a blow at me and that’s what it was. I retaliated. Was it a smart move? No. Do I regret it? No. It’s football and I am not going to let somebody try to take advantage of me. It’s over with now. That’s past me, so I am just getting ready for Philly now.

On if rookies have to learn how to control their emotions during the game…

Definitely. It was a rookie mistake. I let my anger get the best of me there, but that is something that I have to learn from and move forward with.

On his preseason so far…

I think I had a good preseason. I just wanted to come in and just try to work week in and week out and improve from the first game. I just want to keep doing that this season, move forward and progressing every week.

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