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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

Wednesday Packers-Lions injury report

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Cullen Jenkins is not the only Packer who will be sidelined for sure for the game this Sunday in Detroit. FB Korey Hall, who hurt his knee in the same gate, also has been ruled out in Week 14, according ...

Can battered Packers D-line deliver in Week 14?

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, we identify one Packers player, coach or area that is most under the microscope. This week, the primary focus is on the Packers' defensive line, which will be without DRE Cullen Jenkins against the Lions ...

Packers’ 60-second rant: Injuries remain major pain

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
In his weekly Packers rant, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush rants about a Packers injury situation that continues to upstage all the many good things worth noting in Packerland these days.  

Starks offers impressive contrast in Packers ground game

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
With rookie RB James Starks looking sharp in his pro debut, things all of the sudden appear to be looking up for a Packers ground game that has been getting heat much of the season.

McCarthy: Jenkins out with calf injury

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy began his Monday press conference after Green Bay’s latest victory with the bad news that DE Cullen Jenkins could be out “maybe a couple of weeks” with a calf injury suffered against the 49ers.

Packers players of the week

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay’s players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team’s Week 13 victory over the 49ers.

Packers can't escape injuries even in best of times

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Even after one of the Packers’ most exhilarating victories in recent memory. the team’s seemingly unending injury problems ended up sharing the spotlight.


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.