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Cullen Jenkins

Cullen Jenkins - #99 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 01/20/1981
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Central Michigan
Years played 10

NFC East best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 21, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Lee, Jason Pierre-Paul, Trent Williams and Antonio Dixon.  

Giants can't be stunned by Umenyiora unhappiness

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The on-again, off-again relationship between the Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora hit another snag with the news that Umenyiora said GM Jerry Reese lied to him about his contract.

Affidavit: Giants broke promise to Umenyiora

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Osi Umenyiora stated in a sworn affidavit that the Giants broke promises, likely explaining why he wants out of New York before the 2011 season.

Remembering Andy Robustelli

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Former Rams and Giants great Andy Robustelli, who passed away at age 85 earlier this week, was a winner and a pass-rushing pioneer.

Jacobs: 'No way' Burress joins Giants

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs told ESPNNewYork.com that his friend, WR Plaxico Burress, will not be joining his old team next season.

Hall of Fame DE Robustelli dies at age 85

Posted May 31, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame DE Andy Robustelli, who played for the Rams and Giants from 1951-64, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85.

Lockout limbo: Giants report

Posted May 29, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Giants stand.

Giants will lean on Prince early

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Drafting CB Prince Amukamara was not quite the shocker for the Giants that people believe it was.

Report: Giants RB Bradshaw hires Rosenhaus

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
According to Pro Football Talk, Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who might be a free agent once the lockout ends, has changed agents.

Diehl doesn't see Burress returning to Giants

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Dave Diehl, the Giants' starting left tackle, believes Plaxico Burress will want to start over with a new team in a new city rather than return to New York.

Mara: 'We need to resolve our differences with the players'

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants president and CEO John Mara wrote an editorial on the team's website on Thursday explaining the owners' stance in the current labor dispute and why a new CBA is important.

Giants have immediate plans for DT Austin

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
With DT Barry Cofield likely departing via free agency, rookie Marvin Austin has an opportunity to step in an contribute right away for the Giants, who believe he can be an active and dangerous interior rusher.

Readers: Lions had best draft among NFC teams

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW poll question asking which NFC team did the best in the 2011 NFL draft decidedly picked the Lions.

Prince Amukamara's draft diary, Part 10

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
In the final edition of the draft diary, Prince Amukamara talks to PFW's Kevin Fishbain about his Draft Day experience and being a member of the Giants.

Fantasy outlook: WR Jerrel Jernigan

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Right now, Jerrel Jernigan's role will be as a punt returner, a big area of need, and perhaps as a slot receiver if Steve Smith leaves via free agency or returns slowly from injury.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 10, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deal says Jenkins has signed a three-year contract with the New York Giants.||||||| The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the Giants haven't announced the agreement, told The Associated Press that the two sides had reached a deal. It covers three years and is worth $8 million. Free agents can't get new contracts until March 12, but Jenkins had no such restriction because he had been cut by Philadelphia.
Posted Feb. 25, 2013
The Philadelphia Eagles have released Jenkins.||||||| Jenkins signed a five-year, $30 million contract with the Eagles in 2011 and started every game the last two seasons. He was due to make $5.5 million this season, but rebuilding Philadelphia cut the 32-year-old Jenkins on Monday. After spending the first seven seasons of his NFL career with Green Bay, Jenkins left for Philadelphia. He had 5 1-2 sacks in 2011 and four in 2012.
Posted Sept. 23, 2011
Jenkins was fined $15,000 by the NFL on Friday.||||||| The penalty is for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan.
Posted July 30, 2011
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins to a five-year contract and traded former defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley to the Cleveland for a fifth-round pick in next year's draft.||||||| Jenkins started 66 games in seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers. He had a career-high seven sacks in 11 games with the Super Bowl-champion Packers last year. He can play defensive tackle or defensive end but has generally lined up inside throughout his career.
Posted Oct. 01, 2008
The Packers placed Jenkins on injured reserve Wednesday because of a chest injury, ending his season. Jenkins was hurt in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game at Tampa Bay while attempting to sack Buccaneers quarterback Brian Griese. Jenkins is believed to have a torn pectoral muscle, saying Monday that he couldn't lift his right arm above shoulder level.||||||| Jenkins started the season as a leader of Green Bay's defensive line. In four games, he had 2 1/2 sacks, 10 quarterback pressures, a forced fumble and 18 tackles.

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