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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Saints place S Jenkins on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Saints announced Saturday that they have placed FS Malcolm Jenkins and OT Charles Brown on injured reserve.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Chris Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins and Andy Lee as its Players of the Week.

Saints still looking to FS Jenkins for spark

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
The Saints could not be more pleased with Malcolm Jenkins’ leadership, but he and other Saints defenders are going to have to start playing more opportunistically.

Saints FS Jenkins a disappointment in 2011

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:32 a.m. ET
Expectations were raised for Malcolm Jenkins in 2011 as he entered his third season, and perhaps the bar was set too high.

Saints FS Jenkins ready, willing to lead

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Saints FS Malcolm Jenkins is getting more comfortable speaking up and taking on a leadership role as he enters the second half of his third season.

Overcoming injuries against Seattle won’t be new drill for Saints

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Saints beat the Seahawks, despite having several key players sidelined, earlier this season, and they may be facing similar circumstances when they get the postseason underway at Qwest Field Saturday.

Opportunistic 'D' keys Saints' late run

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
The Saints started the season slowly, but with veteran S Darren Sharper back healthy and second-year FS Malcolm Jenkins playing well, the Saints' defense has returned to its "Super" form.

Week 14 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Patriots QB Tom Brady, Saints FS Malcolm Jenkins and Cardinals PK Jay Feely as its Players of the Week.

Brees, Jenkins lead Saints past Rams

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for three scores, Malcolm Jenkins returned one of his two interceptions 96 yards for his first career touchdown, and New Orleans won its sixth straight game 31-13 over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Sharper a boon for Saints’ defense

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
FS Darren Sharper's importance to the Saints' defense can't be overstated, according to team observers.

Saints activate Sharper from PUP list

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
New Orleans has activated FS Darren Sharper from its physically-unable-to-perform list, and he could play in Sunday's game vs. the Browns.

Saints FS Sharper says he’s ready, but team not expected to rush return

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Saints have been careful not to drop any hints when it comes to their plan for FS Darren Sharper, who will be eligible to be activated off the PUP list in Week Seven.

Jenkins eases Saints’ concerns about absent Sharper

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has plenty of confidence that Malcolm Jenkins can fill the void at free safety until Darren Sharper is healthy.

Report: Saints FS Sharper lands on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
Five-time Pro Bowler Darren Sharper is reportedly going to start the season on the PUP list, keeping him out of the Saints' first six games as he recovers from offseason microfracture knee surgery.

Position change for Saints CB Jenkins unlikely

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
While the Saints might have to replace FS Darren Sharper next season, we hear the team is not eager to move CB Malcolm Jenkins to free safety in order to fill the void.

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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