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Encyclopedia > Dan Wilkinson
Dan Wilkinson
Date of birth March 13, 1973 (1973-03-13) (age 34)
Place of birth Flag of United States Dayton, Ohio
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 340 lb (155 kg)
Position(s) Defensive Tackle
College Ohio State
NFL Draft 1994 / Round 1 / Pick 1
Career highlights
Honors 1992 All-Big Ten
1993 All-American
1993 All-Big Ten
Stats
Statistics
Team(s)
1994-1997
1998-2002
2003-2005
2006
Cincinnati Bengals
Washington Redskins
Detroit Lions
Miami Dolphins

Daniel Wilkinson (born March 13, 1973 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round (first overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at Ohio State. is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nickname: Motto: Birthplace of Aviation Coordinates: , Country United States State Ohio County Montgomery Founded April 1, 1796 Incorporated 1805 Government  - Mayor Rhine L. McLin Area  - City  56. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre or meter is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Defensive tackle (DT) is a position on the field in American and Canadian football. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1994 National Football League Draft amateur college selection procedure known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. ... City Cincinnati, Ohio Team colors Black, Orange and White Head Coach Marvin Lewis Owner Mike Brown Mascot Who Dey League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Team... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... City Miami Gardens, Florida Other nicknames The Fins Team colors Aqua, Coral, White and Navy Head Coach Cam Cameron Owner H. Wayne Huizenga General manager Randy Mueller Mascot T.D. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Defensive tackle (DT) is a position on the field in American and Canadian football. ... The 1994 NFL Draft Round one Where Are They Now? Marshall Faulk tore up his knee on July 22, 2006 which may indicate he will likely retire. ...

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College career

In 1991, Wilkinson was redshirted and played on the scout team as a 348-pound offensive tackle at Ohio State. During the season, he dropped to 300 pounds and switched to defense. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ...


During his rookie season in 1992, Wilkinson earned All-Big Ten honors after racking up 46 tackles, including 10.5 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks. As a junior in 1993, Wilkinson finished with 44 tackles and 13 tackles-for-loss, once again earning All-Big Ten honors and this time a consensus All-American selection. He subsequently declared for the 1994 NFL Draft. Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ...


Professional career

1994

In 1994, the Bengals made Wilkinson the first No. 1 overall pick in franchise history. During his rookie season, he led the team with 19 quarterback hurries. He set a season-high and led the team with seven tackles against the Indianapolis Colts on November 20. During the season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 20, Wilkinson volunteered to give up his starting spot so Bengals great Tim Krumrie could start his final home game. Wilkinson still made two sacks in a reserve role. City Indianapolis, Indiana Team colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay General manager Bill Polian Mascot Blue [1] League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1953–present) Western Conference (1953-1969) Coastal Division (1967-1969) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970-2001) AFC South... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Timothy A. Krumrie (born May 20, 1960 in Menomonie, Wisconsin) is a former American Football nose tackle who played his entire NFL career for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1983 through 1994. ...


1995

Wilkinson set a career-high with eight quarterback sacks in 1995 - a total which led all AFC interior linemen that season and was the most by a Bengals interior lineman since Mike Reid in 1972. Wilkinson's 18 quarterback hurries were second on the team and he played in 829 snaps, second-most on the defensive line. He spent time at both defensive tackle positions and right defensive end. He played the first two games of the regular season with a cast on his hand after breaking his ring finger in the final preseason game. He registered two sacks and led defensive line with five tackles (all solo) in win against the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 10 and sacked quarterback Mark Brunell on fourth down in the final minute of the game to preserve the Bengals win. Wilkinson suffered a neck injury against the Chicago Bears on December 10 and was inactive for the final two games of the season. In American football and Canadian football, a quarterback sack occurs when the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage before he can throw a forward pass. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of the two conferences of the National Football League (NFL). ... Michael Barry Reid (born May 24, 1947 in Altoona, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman and Grammy Award winning songwriter. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City Jacksonville, Florida Other nicknames The Jags Team colors Teal, Black, White, and Gold Head Coach Jack Del Rio Owner Wayne Weaver General manager James Harris Mascot Jaxson de Ville League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) American Football Conference (1995-present) AFC Central (1995-2001) AFC South (2002... September 10 is the 253rd day of the Gregorian calendar (254th in leap years). ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Mark Allen Brunell (born September 17, 1970 in Santa Maria, California) is a limp wristed, interception throwing, left-handed American football player who currently plays quarterback for the NFLs Washington Redskins. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ...


1996

Wilkinson led the Bengals in sacks for the first time in 1996 with 6.5, including one in each of the first five games, and also led the defensive line with 44 solo tackles. He led a rushing defense which allowed fewest yards per game (102.7) since the 1983 Bengals allowed 93.7. He opened the year with a season-high eight tackles, a sack and five quarterback hurries against the St. Louis Rams on September 1. He made his first career interception against the Baltimore Ravens on November 3, picking off a Vinny Testaverde pass. Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... City Baltimore, Maryland Team colors Purple, Black, and Gold Head Coach Brian Billick Owner Steve Bisciotti General manager Ozzie Newsome Mascot Ravens League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1996–present) American Football Conference (1996-present) AFC Central (1996-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Team history Baltimore Ravens (1996–present) Championships... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... Vincent Frank Testaverde (born November 13, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American football quarterback for the National Football Leagues New England Patriots. ...


1997

In 1997, Wilkinson played much of the season at right defensive end after the Bengals converted to a 3-4 defense, totaling a team-high five sacks. He was awarded the team's defensive game ball for his play in Cincinnati’s victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 23. He missed his only game of the season against the Dallas Cowboys on December 14 with a stinger in his neck. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The following terms are used in American football and Canadian football. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


1998

In December of 1998, Wilkinson clashed with ownership and the city he played in. He was disappointed the Bengals place the franchise tag on him during the offseason. He also called Cincinnati a "racist" city, saying its residents were "prejudiced and uptight and stiff." The remarks forced owner Mike Brown to act, and on February 26, 1998 Wilkinson was traded to the Washington Redskins. Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Every year each National Football League team is allowed to designate a player who is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent as a franchise player. ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... Michael Mike Brown (born 1937) is the son of former Cleveland Browns, Ohio State University and Cincinnati Bengals coach, Paul Brown. ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Wilkinson was very productive during his first season in Washington, leading the team in sacks (7.5), quarterback pressures (50) and tackles-for-loss (six). His 50 quarterback pressures were 30 more than the team's No. 2 man in that category (defensive end Kenard Lang). Wilkinson set career highs in total tackles (60) and solo stops (45), playing in more snaps (1,037) than any other defensive tackle in the NFL that season. He intercepted his second career pass against Philadelphia on November 15 when he picked off the deflected pass deep in Eagles territory and ran four yards before being tackled, setting up the Redskins' first touchdown. He also performed well against the New York Giants on November 1 with 14 QB pressures, seven tackles and a pass deflection. He tied a career-high with eight tackles against the Arizona Cardinals on November 22. Kenard Lang(Born:January 31, 1975) is a National Football League defensive end for the Cleveland Browns. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue Wrecking Crew, Big Blue, G-Men, The Jints, The New York Football Giants Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner John Mara (50%) and Steve Tisch (50%) General manager Jerry Reese League/Conference affiliations National... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


1999

Wilkinson led the Redskins with eight sacks to match his career-high from 1995 and finished second in quarterback pressures (43) in 1999. In a Week 7 game against the Chicago Bears, Redskins defensive end Marco Coleman hit Bears quarterback Shane Matthews, forcing the ball into Wilkinson's hands. He returned it 88 yards for a touchdown. The play gave the Redskins a 14-0 lead in their 48-22 win over Chicago and was the fourth-longest interception return for a score in Redskins history, the longest such return ever by a Redskins player at home and the longest return ever by a Redskins defensive lineman. Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... A fourteen year veteran who now plays for the Denver Broncos. ... Shane Matthews (born June 1,1970 to Bill and Peggy Matthews in Pascagoula, Mississippi) is a quarterback in the National Football League. ...


Wilkinson also racked up five tackles (three solo), two sacks, five pressures and a pass defensed at the New York Giants on September 19, when he was awarded a game ball along with the rest of the starting defensive line. He recorded a team-high nine pressures, a sack, two solos and one tackle-for-loss against the Arizona Cardinals on December 12. is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ...


2000

In 2000, Wilkinson experienced the lowest sack total of his career at just 3.5 for the year. He made a season-high four tackles on two occasions, at the Dallas Cowboys and at Pittsburgh Steelers in consecutive weeks in mid-December. He had a season-long, nine-yard sack at the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 22. 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


2001

While Wilkinson didn't post entirely impressive statistics in 2001, he made key blocks allowing other defensive players to make big plays while also contributing in other ways. His pass deflection on second-and-goal led to an interception by Otis Leverette on the one-yard line and ended a critical scoring threat by the Carolina Panthers on October 21. The Redskins went on to beat the Panthers 17-14 in overtime. Although he posted no stats in the game, Wilkinson's pressure helped hold Philadelphia's offense to only 186 total yards. On the year, Wilkinson finished with 25 tackles (19 solo), four sacks and two interceptions. His two interceptions came off Donovan McNabb and Aaron Brooks. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Otis Catrell Leverette (born May 31, 1978 in Americus, Georgia) was an American football defensive end in the NFL for four different teams. ... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... Donovan Jamal McNabb (born November 25, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. ... For the basketball player, see Aaron Brooks (basketball). ...


2002

Wilkinson experiences his worst season as a pro in 2002, which would prove to be his last with the Redskins. He recorded one tackle against the Dallas Cowboys on November 28 before leaving the game in the third quarter with a strained right calf. He was placed on injured reserve on December 5, ending his season. In the 12 games he played, He recored 16 tackles (12 solo) and five pass deflections. It was the first season of his career in which he did not record a sack. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The calf or gastosoleus is a pair of muscles—the gastrocnemius and soleus—at the back of the lower human leg. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


2003

During the 2003 offseason, Wilkinson voiced his preference to stay in Washington and it appeared it would happen. The team wanted him to take a pay cut, but negotiations with Wilkinson's agent fell through and he was cut by the team on July 29. Wilkinson received interest from the Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots and approximately four other organizations. On August 17, he agreed to sign with the Detroit Lions. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 29 is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders (Green Bay Packers Foundation) Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present) American Football... August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


In Wilkinson's first regular season game with the Lions against the Arizona Cardinals on September 7, he recorded three solo tackles, five quarterback hurries, two passes defensed and a nine-yard sack of quarterback Jeff Blake - the first Lions' sack of the season. His best game of the season came against the Green Bay Packer on November 27 with a sack of Brett Favre, his first fumble recovery of 2003, two quarterback pressures and a season-high six tackles (four solos). He notched a pass defense, two quarterback knockdowns and a pressure against the St. Louis Rams on December 28, helping hold the Rams’ rushing attack to just 41 yards. September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeff Bertrand Coleman Blake (born December 4, 1970 in Daytona Beach, Florida) is a retired American football quarterback who played in the NFL. Although he finished his career with the Chicago Bears, he was formerly a quarterback for the New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens, Arizona... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner A public company General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! Local radio Flagship stations: WTMJ (620 AM) (Milwaukee); WNFL (1440 AM) and WIXX (101. ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brett Lorenzo Favre (born October 10, 1969, in Gulfport, Mississippi)[1] is the current starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ...


Despite modest statistics (24 tackles and two sacks), Wilkinson made a significant impact on the Lions' run defense. He was named to Peter King of Sports Illustrated’s all-pro team. Peter King Peter King (b. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ...


2004

In 2004, appeared in all 16 games for the Lions. He was a member of a defensive line unit that registered 30.5 sacks, the seventh-highest total among any front four in the NFL. The unit also started every game together during the season. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Wilkinson forced a fumble and sacked Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb for a seven-yard loss against Philadelphia on September 26. He also set a career-high with two forced fumbles during the season. He was also instrumental in the development of younger players, including Pro Bowl defensive tackle Shaun Rogers and defensive end James Hall. is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Shaun Rogers (born March 12, 1979 in Houston, Texas), nicknamed Big Baby, is an NFL defensive tackle with the Detroit Lions. ... James Hall (born February 4, 1977 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a defensive end in the National Football League, and is currently playing for the Detroit Lions. ...


2005

In the 2005 season, Wilkinson's last with the Lions, played in all 16 games for the third straight year. He finished the season with 26 tackles (20 solo) and three sacks - his highest total in four seasons. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He recorded two Trent Dilfer sacks at the Cleveland Browns on October 23 for a loss of 10 yards. His sack in the first quarter for nine yards prevented the Browns from reaching the end zone, and forced a field goal attempt. He recorded his first career safety after punter Nick Harris downed a punt on the 2-yard line against the Arizona Cardinals on November 13. On the ensuing possession, he tackled Cardinals fullback Obafemi Ayanbadejo in the end zone in the first quarter. Wilkinson had a sack against the Minnesota Vikings on December 4 against quarterback Brad Johnson for a loss of seven yards to stop a potential scoring drive and force the Vikings to punt. Trent Farris Dilfer (born March 13, 1972 in Santa Cruz, California) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. He previously played for the Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was traded from the Cleveland Browns in May 2006 for... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nick Harris (born July 23, 1978) is an American football punter currently playing for the Detroit Lions. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Obafemi Devin Ayanbadejo (born March 5, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois) is an NFL fullback for the Arizona Cardinals. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969... December 4th redirects here. ... James Bradley Johnson (born September 13, 1968 in Marietta, Georgia) is an American football player for the Dallas Cowboys. ...


2006

During the 2006 offseason, the Lions unsuccessfully attempted to trade Wilkinson and subsequently released him on May 22. He received interest from multiple teams, and visited with the Miami Dolphins in early June. The two parties negotiated on a contract, but Wilkinson preferred to not sign until later so as not to go through the rigors of an entire training camp at his age. He officially signed a three-year deal with the team on August 14. It was officially a three-year, $6.31 million contract, although it was structured in a way that would essentially make it a one-year deal. Wilkinson received a $500,000 signing bonus and had a $810,000 in base salary in 2006. His base salary would jump to $2 million in 2007 and $2.5 million in 2008. He is due a $500,000 roster bonus in the 2008 offseason. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Wilkinson played in a reserve role most of the season behind Keith Traylor and Jeff Zgonina, battling nagging injuries and dealing with a lawsuit (see below) which caused him to miss time. In 10 games played, he recorded 13 tackles (nine solo) and three pass deflections. On December 21, Wilkinson was placed on season-ending injured reserve with knee and hamstring injuries. Keith Traylor (born September 3, 1969) is a defensive tackle in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins. ... A journeyman defensive tackle who is currently (January 2005) playing for the Miami Dolphins. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Knee (disambiguation). ... Hamstring refers to the common tendon of the muscles making up the ham in animals, primarily the semitendinosus and biceps femoris. ...


2007

In the 2007 offseason, the Dolphins attempted to trade Wilkinson to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. Wilkinson failed to contact either team, and while deadlines for him to report were extended during the offseason, the trade fell through and was voided on March 31. City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames Orange Crush (1977-1979 defense) Team colors Orange, Broncos Navy Blue, and White[1] Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Mascot Miles League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... The 2007 NFL Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (91st in leap years), with 275 days remaining. ...


On June 18, the Dolphins finally released Wilkinson. June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ...


Career transactions

  • Drafted by the Bengals in the first round (first overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft in April 1994.
  • Traded to the Redskins on February 26, 1998.
  • Released by the Redskins on July 29, 2003.
  • Signed by the Lions on August 17, 2003.
  • Released by the Lions on May 22, 2006.
  • Signed by the Dolphins on August 14, 2006.
  • Released by the Dolphins on June 18, 2007.

Lawsuit

Wilkinson was sued for $32 million by a Maryland-based development group, Capital Centre LLC, which claimed he should be personally liable for breaching a lease to build a restaurant at a retail complex in Maryland. He was found liable in a civil lawsuit on September 15, 20067 but did not have to pay anywhere close to the amount the plaintiff was seeking. Wilkinson was convicted by a Maryland jury was subsequently ordered to pay $184,446.81 in damages. Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Trivia

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Personal

Wilkinson attended Dunbar High School in Dayton, Ohio. He and his wife have five children: Brooklyn, Daniel Jr., Taylor, Sydné and Kennedy and reside in Northern Virginia. Dunbar High School is part of Dayton City Schools. ...


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Preceded by
Drew Bledsoe
1st Overall Pick in NFL Draft
1994
Succeeded by
Ki-Jana Carter

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