Vikings release WR Jenkins

Posted March 05, 2013 @ 1:05 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Vikings announced the release of WR Michael Jenkins on Tuesday. Jenkins was reportedly due a $2.425 million roster bonus this month.

The ninth-year veteran played in all 16 games with eight starts last year and had 40 catches for 449 yards and two touchdowns. He originally joined the Vikings prior to the 2011 season after seven years with the Falcons.

Jenkins’ best year came in 2008, when he went 50-777-3 receiving. He had seven touchdown catches in 2006. Jenkins turns 31 in June.