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Mike Jenkins

Mike Jenkins - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 198 lbs.
Birthday 03/22/1985
Birthplace Bradenton, FL
College South Florida
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 25th pick by Cowboys

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Cowboys have to wait for CT scan on Witten

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.

Cowboys place CB Jenkins on PUP list

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Cowboys placed five players on the active/physically-unable-to-perform list, including CB Mike Jenkins.

Cowboys still treading lightly with Jenkins

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
A personnel man from another NFL team has a theory on why the Cowboys have not shown displeasure with CB Mike Jenkins.

CB Jenkins joins Cowboys teammates for minicamp

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
CB Mike Jenkins is back at Valley Ranch with the rest of his Cowboys teammates for a mandatory minicamp.

Report: Cowboys' Jenkins expected to report to minicamp

Posted June 10, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins, the subject of trade speculation, is expected to report to minicamp this week, NFL.com reported.

Colts will continue shuffling CB deck

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Recent actions suggest the Colts appear serious about continuing to tweak the personnel in their secondary.

Cowboys owner accepts cap hit, not trading Jenkins

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 2:59 a.m. ET
Jerry Jones says the Cowboys have no intention of trading CB Mike Jenkins or any interest in fighting the NFL further about a $10 million salary-cap reduction.

Jenkins remains a Cowboy for now

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Cowboys say they are comfortable with their CB depth chart and that they plan to keep Mike Jenkins — for now.

Cowboys pull stunner with Claiborne trade, pick

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:38 p.m. ET
Raise your hand if you had the Cowboys leapfrogging nine teams to draft Morris Claiborne. Those with your hands up: liars.

Jenkins' long rehab increases Cowboys' CB need

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
As if the Cowboys' CB problems weren't big enough, now comes word that Mike Jenkins faces 4-6 months rehab.

Cowboys' secondary bailed out vs. Dolphins

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys won on Thanksgiving Day despite the disturbing play of secondary, which allowed several big plays to the Dolphins.

Was Cowboys' defense exposed against Eagles?

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
It's not clear which was more revealing: the Cowboys' defense against the Eagles or the one that played well the first six games of the season.

Cowboys OT Smith, CB Jenkins suffer knee injuries

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie OT Tyron Smith and CB Mike Jenkins both suffered knee injuries in practice on Wednesday.

Cowboys must get something from Jenkins

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Whomever is named the Cowboys' defensive coordinator, he'll have to figure out what went wrong with CB Mike Jenkins, who took a big step backward in 2010.

What has happened to Cowboys CB Jenkins?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins has taken to grabbing opposing receivers' jerseys when he is beat in coverage, which is a bad habit for a player who had been developing into one of the league's fine young corners.

Cowboys' problems run deeper than simple mistakes

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
It would be easy to write off the Cowboys' 1-3 start as a result of a lack of discipline, but Dallas also is suffering through some poor play by players who were thought to be key pieces.

Cowboys TE Witten, CB Jenkins feel fine

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
TE Jason Witten said he is feeling fine and has no headaches after hitting his head on the turf in Sunday's loss to the Bears. CB Mike Jenkins had an MRI on his right knee and said he feels ...

Man coverage suits Cowboys' Jenkins well

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
CB Mike Jenkins took about as big a leap as you can make a season ago, and playing in the Cowboys' man-coverage scheme helped a lot, as well as better preparation and understanding of the schemes.

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Posted Nov. 29, 2012
Jenkins has been fined $7,875 for pushing Pierre Garcon to the ground well after the Washington receiver crossed the goal line on a 59-yard touchdown last week.||||||| The former first-round pick has seen limited playing time as the third cornerback behind Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne. He figures to be on the field more with nickel cornerback Orlando Scandrick injured. Jenkins missed training camp and the season opener after offseason shoulder surgery, and complained about not getting a new contract. He's in the final year of his rookie deal.
Posted Sept. 02, 2012
When asked of his chances of playing in the opener, Jenkins said he didn't know.||||||| Jenkins passed his physical last week and was eligible to return to practice Saturday. But he missed that day because of migraine headaches. The former Pro Bowler missed all offseason work and training camp because of reconstructive shoulder surgery after last season.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
Jenkins still hasn't been cleared to practice with his surgically repaired right shoulder.||||||| Coach Jason Garrett said Tuesday that Jenkins will continue his rehab and then see Dr. James Andrews for another checkup in "a couple more weeks." Jenkins was in Florida on Monday to follow-up with Andrews, who performed the surgery soon after last season.
Posted June 12, 2012
Cornerback Mike Jenkins is back at Valley Ranch with the rest of his Dallas Cowboys teammates. After skipping voluntary workouts this offseason, Jenkins rejoined the team Tuesday for the start of a mandatory veteran minicamp. The three-day session is the last for the Cowboys until reporting to training camp in California in late July.||||||| Jenkins had previously remained home in Florida while rehabilitating from shoulder surgery. Even though he was at the minicamp, he was unable to do much because of the injury. Jenkins is going into the final year of his contract after the Cowboys added two prominent cornerbacks this offseason - free agent Brandon Carr and LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne with the sixth overall draft pick.
Posted Sept. 08, 2011
Jenkins has returned to practice after leaving practice Wednesday with a knee injury.||||||| Jenkins warmed up with the full squad and appeared to be fine.

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