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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

Vikings release WR Jenkins

Posted March 05, 2013 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced the release of WR Michael Jenkins on Tuesday. Jenkins was reportedly due a $2.425 million roster bonus this month.

Vikings figure to look different at receiver

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
After this season, the receiver position is set to undergo a facelift in Minnesota, with Percy Harvin's return still to be determined.

Vikings trying to balance between present, future

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Vikings are trying to strike a balance between keeping veterans and younger players as they start to formulate the eventual 53-man roster.

Report: Vikings WR Jenkins takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Vikings WR Michael Jenkins renegotiated the final two years on his contract and took a pay cut.

Cowboys CB Jenkins not cleared to practice yet

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins needs more strength in his surgically repaired right shoulder before he will be cleared to practice.

Vikings shuffle roster with nine moves

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Vikings signed five players Tuesday and placed four on injured reserve, including starting S Husain Abdullah and LS Cullen Loeffler.

Vikings-Falcons matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Falcons game.

Vikings stock report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Here's who rising and sliding following the Vikings' 27-21 loss to the Raiders.

Vikings 60-second rant: Ponder brings much-needed energy

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
The biggest contribution Christian Ponder made to the Vikings' offense was energizing the guys around him.

Vikings stock report: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the risers and fallers following the Vikings' 33-27 loss to the Packers in Week Seven.

Vikings-Chiefs matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chiefs game.

Vikings sign WR Jenkins

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Vikings have added a tall target for new QB Donovan McNabb, in the form of ex-Falcons WR Michael Jenkins.

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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