In a vote by his peers, Jets DL
Wilkerson, a 6'4", 315-pounder, established career highs in 2013 with a team-leading 10.5 sacks in addition to 91 tackles.
"Muhammad Wilkerson can rush inside, he can rush outside and he can ruin your best game plan," said ESPN analyst Jon Gruden in the NFLN video.
A pair of offensive linemen who faced Wilkerson last season and will again in 2014 commented on what makes Wilkerson such a force.
"He's very active," said Raiders T Khalif Barnes. "He likes to get that center, that guard coming down and over-stepping and beat you across the face."
"He's got well about the average athleticism of the guys that we handle inside," added Bills C Eric Wood.