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Malcolm Jenkins

Malcolm Jenkins - #27 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 204 lbs.
Birthday 12/20/1987
Birthplace Piscataway, NJ
College Ohio State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 14th pick by Saints

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Q&A with Saints QB Drew Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees spoke with reporters on Thursday about how it feels to be considered an "underdog" in the Super Bowl, and he described his close-knit relationship with head coach Sean Payton.

Report: Contract extension in works for Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Saints are expected to reward QB Drew Brees for his stellar play later this year with a contract extension.

Carney serves as generous mentor to Hartley

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
One of the most productive kickers in NFL history found himself in an interesting situation late in the NFC championship game. With a Super Bowl berth on the line, the Saints were setting themselves up to kick a potential game-winning ...

Bush hopes to break long punt return

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints PR Reggie Bush and Colts P Pat McAfee and his punt-coverage team in the fourth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Bush has endured growing pains

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush has had an up-and-down career to date, but head coach Sean Payton believes his knowledge of the offense has improved. Read Wednesday's Super Bowl notebook.

Q&A with Saints FS Darren Sharper

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
FS Darren Sharper doesn't think the Saints' defense is "dirty," but he admits it might be a bit grimy.

Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Q&A with Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma discussed the matchup with the Colts and being traded by the Jets in 2008 with the media on Tuesday.

Greer battles, but Wayne is tough assignment

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints CB Jabari Greer and Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the second of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Super Bowl game preview: Saints vs. Colts

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchups for Super Bowl XLIV, analyzing what to look for when each team has the ball, as well as special teams. We also rate which team has the edge at each position, in addition to five ...

Super Bowl XLIV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLIV.

Will Freeney's bad ankle equalize matchup?

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints OLT Jermon Bushrod and Colts DRE Dwight Freeney in the first of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

League admits officiating error, fines Saints' McCray

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The NFL has admitted that a hit on Brett Favre on a play that resulted in a key interception in the NFC championship game should have drawn a penalty flag, according to ESPN.com. Coincidentally, the league announced Friday that ...

The patron Saint

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
For years Archie Manning was the Saints' only hope, a primo competitor who could create downfield action, naturally dynamic that way, delivering the ball right on, but he was placed in command of a perpetual expansion team.

Twelfth man ended up haunting Vikings

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
It's hard to tell which 12th man was more of a factor in Sunday's NFC championship loss to the Saints: the raucous, roaring, ebbing-and-flowing sea of black and gold in the Superdome or the extra man who was ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 01, 2012
The Saints have scratched middle linebacker Jon Vilma and free safety Malcolm Jenkins for Sunday's game against Carolina.||||||| Jenkins emerged from last week's victory over Atlanta with a sore neck, but was able to practice on Thursday and Friday.
Posted Jan. 02, 2011
Jenkins has apparently hurt his right knee while tackling Tampa Bay running back LaGarrette Blount on the team's first defensive series Sunday. Blount had a 16-yard gain when he tried to go through Jenkins' tackle along the sideline.||||||| Jenkins struggled to get up and then went back down while trainers examined him before finally walking off the field on his own. After Jenkins made his way to a table behind the bench, trainers wrapped up his knee. Jenkins then paced around flexing the knee, but did not return with Saints starters on the next defensive series as Darren Sharper stepped in for him. Saints officials did not immediately update Jenkins' condition.
Posted Oct. 22, 2010
Jenkins was fined $10,000 for two hits, one to the head area of Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman and one out of bounds.||||||| The fine was announced Friday.
Posted Oct. 04, 2009
The Saints scratched Jenkins from their game Sunday at Miami because of his sore left ankle.||||||| Jenkins, the Saints' top draft pick last spring, was not a starter, but has played in five- and six-defensive back sets. He also has stood out on special teams, forcing fumbles on kick coverage in each of the previous two games. Jenkins hurt his left ankle during the Saints' 27-7 win at Buffalo a week ago and did not practice all week.
Posted Aug. 09, 2009
Jenkins and the Saints agreed to terms Sunday night on a five year contract, opening the way for the former Ohio State standout to report to training camp. The team did not release financial terms.||||||| Jenkins, the Saints' first-round draft pick at No. 14, has missed the first 10 days of camp, including the club's scrimmage on Saturday. Currently, Jenkins is slotted as a backup, with Jabari Greer and Tracy Porter the expected starters at corner. Jenkins started 45 games in a four-year career at Ohio State that earned him first-team All-America honors and the Jim Thorpe Award as a senior. He had 11 career interceptions, returning two for touchdowns.

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