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Michael Jenkins

Michael Jenkins - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 214 lbs.
Birthday 06/18/1982
Birthplace Tampa, FL
College Ohio State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 1st round, 29th pick by Falcons

Shorts and Shells: Preseason Week Four

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
In this week's edition, we preview the Bill Belichick NFL Films documentary, talk to top announcers about the TD replays, plus much more.

Report: Patriots sign ex-Chiefs OG Waters

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots shored up a position of need, signing free-agent OG Brian Waters on Saturday, according to a report by ESPN.

Patriots release S Meriweather, WR Tate

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
In a surprise move, the Patriots have released SS Brandon Meriweather.

Patriots cut LB Brown, seven others

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Patriots began roster cuts on Friday, releasing eight players, including LB Ricky Brown.

Giants rally to beat Patriots

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Rookie Da'Rel Scott ran a fake punt 65 yards for a touchdown and Derrick Martin returned a fumble 11 yards for a score as the Giants beat the Patriots 18-17 on Thursday night.

Patriots put Cannon on non-football injury list, claim Molden

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed fifth-round OL Marcus Cannon on the reserve/non-football injury list and claimed former Texans CB Antwaun Molden.

Kevin Fishbain's 2011 NFL predictions

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will get over their recent playoff struggles and win Super Bowl XLVI.

Free-agent RB Maroney acquitted on marijuana charge

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Former Patriots and Broncos RB Laurence Maroney was acquitted on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in St. Louis.

Falcons add S Sanders

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Patriots S James Sanders Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Mayo wins Patriots' community service award

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
All-Pro LB Jerod Mayo has been recognized as the 2011 New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award winner.

One man's forecast for 2011 season

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Hub Arkush predicts that the Patriots will outscore the Packers in a wild Super Bowl XLVI, to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to New England.

Patriots 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Find out why PFW believes this year's edition of the Patriots is Super Bowl-caliber with our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of New England.

Patriots cut 11, sign two

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots were busy on Monday, releasing 11 players and signing two free agents.

Report: Patriots to cut S Sanders

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
In a move that caught many off guard, the Patriots reportedly have told SS James Sanders they are releasing him, opening up spots on their depth chart for younger players.

Welker says he is 'OK' after neck injury

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker left Saturday night's preseason game with a neck injury but said he was OK as he left the locker room.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 28, 2013
The New England Patriots have signed free agent wide receiver Michael Jenkins.||||||| In his ninth season, Jenkins caught 40 passes for 447 yards and two touchdowns with the Minnesota Vikings last year. He joined them in 2011 after seven seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, who drafted him in the first round in 2004 out of Ohio State.
Posted March 05, 2013
The Minnesota Vikings have released Jenkins.||||||| Jenkins played two seasons of the three-year contract he signed with the Vikings after the lockout ended in 2011. He was due a roster bonus of $2.425 million on March 16 and a base salary of $825,000 for 2013.
Posted Nov. 30, 2011
The Minnesota Vikings placed Jenkins on injured reserve.||||||| Jenkins has an as yet unspecified knee injury. Jenkins was in his first year with the Vikings after coming over from Atlanta in the offseason. He caught 38 passes for 466 yards and three touchdowns and developed an early chemistry with rookie quarterback Christian Ponder.
Posted Oct. 24, 2011
Jenkins had three catches for 111 yards and one touchdown in a loss to the Packers on Sunday.||||||| Jenkins has 332 yards receiving. He had a 24-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Posted July 29, 2011
The Atlanta Falcons have released defensive end Jamaal Anderson and receiver Michael Jenkins. The Falcons announced the moves Friday, the opening day of training camp. By cutting the former first-round draft picks, the team clears $7.8 million under the salary cap.||||||| Jenkins was drafted 29th overall by the Falcons in 2004. He spent most of his career as a starter but became expendable when Atlanta traded up to draft Julio Jones this year. Last season, Jenkins had 41 receptions for 505 yards and two touchdowns.

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