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Mike Jenkins | Defensive Back | #43

Team: Arizona Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/22/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 197
College: South Florida
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (25) / DAL

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Cardinals CB Mike Jenkins left Sunday's third preseason game with a torn right ACL.
He was carted off and could be seen slamming his fist on the cart en route to the locker room. Jenkins will miss the 2016 season. Aug 28 - 4:55 PM

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Cardinals CB Mike Jenkins (hand surgery) will shed his cast in 2-3 weeks.

Jenkins was supposed to provide insurance for Justin Bethel (foot surgery), but now could be looking at pretty steep odds to make the 53-man roster. Now 31, Jenkins struggled mightily for the Bucs last season.
Aug 1 - 2:16 PM

Cardinals CB Mike Jenkins suffered a broken bone in his hand.

It's an injury that could keep him out multiple weeks. With Justin Bethel sidelined, third-round CB Brandon Williams should get the majority of reps opposite Patrick Peterson.
Source: ESPN
Jul 30 - 2:40 PM

Cardinals signed CB Mike Jenkins.

CB Carrington Byndom was released in a corresponding move. A first-round pick of the Cowboys way back in 2008, Jenkins spent the last two seasons with the Bucs, starting five games. He is a nice veteran depth addition for a fairly thin corner corps.
Source: ESPN
Jul 19 - 12:12 PM

Free agent CB Mike Jenkins visited the Cardinals on Monday.

Draft Wire's Luke Easterling reports the two sides have agreed to terms on a contract. Jenkins appeared in 14 games for the Bucs last season, making five starts, but was part of the problem on the back end for Tampa Bay. This is his first-known visit since becoming a free agent back in March.
Jul 18 - 10:58 PM

Bucs re-signed CB Mike Jenkins and SS Bradley McDougald.

McDougald was an exclusive rights free agent. 17 days shy of his 30th birthday, Jenkins was limited to just one game last season by a torn pectoral. Jenkins is only two years removed from starting 15 games for the Raiders, but will be far from assured of a spot on the Bucs' 53-man roster.
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 03:21:00 PM

Bucs placed CB Mike Jenkins on injured reserve with a torn pectoral, ending his season.

Jenkins' short-lived run with the Bucs was a mess. He signed a one-year deal in March only to miss most of the preseason with a hamstring injury. And now he's done for the year after one game. Johnthan Banks and Leonard Johnson will fill the Nos. 2 and 3 cornerback spots behind No. 1 LCB Alterraun Verner.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Bucs CB Mike Jenkins will miss this weekend's third preseason game with a hamstring injury.

Jenkins hasn't practiced at all this week. He's yet to play a defensive snap this preseason, and his roster spot could be in danger. Jenkins figures to be competing for the No. 3 cornerback job behind Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks. The 29-year-old signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal in March.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 04:47:00 PM

Bucs signed CB Mike Jenkins, formerly of the Raiders, to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

Another $500,000 is available through incentives. Coming off a mediocre year for the Raiders, Jenkins will be the Bucs' No. 3 corner behind Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks, likely manning the slot. Two days shy of his 29th birthday, Jenkins hasn't been an effective player for a while now, but his talent is still worth gambling on. He could have a bounce-back year in what is shaping up as a mighty fine defense on paper.
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 03:29:00 PM

Free agent CB Mike Jenkins is visiting the Cardinals.

At the onset of free agency, the Cardinals were the first team linked to Jenkins. After visiting Tampa Bay on Monday, he's making his way to the desert. Jenkins has plenty of starting experience and would be a solid No. 3 corner.
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 01:03:00 PM

Free agent CB Mike Jenkins is visiting the Bucs Monday.

Jenkins played his college ball for the South Florida Bulls, and the Bucs are thin behind Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks. Jenkins, just 29 years old (on Saturday), would bring first-round talent and 63 NFL starts to the table.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 12:13:00 PM

The San Francisco Chronicle reports five teams are interested in free agent CB Mike Jenkins.

Jenkins' agent could just be drumming up interest. The soon-to-be 29-year-old started 15 games for the Raiders last season, notching two interceptions and six pass breakups. The Cardinals have been mentioned as a suitor.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 01:32:00 PM

Mike Jurecki of XTRA Phoenix is hearing the Cardinals "have interest" in free agent CB Mike Jenkins.

Jenkins has experience at both outside and inside corner and could replace Antoine Cason behind Patrick Peterson and Jerraud Powers. Jenkins hasn't had a truly good season in a while, but is under 30 and has never lacked talent.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 11:10:00 PM

The Raiders are not expected to re-sign free agent CB Mike Jenkins.

Jenkins was an every-down player at left corner this season, finishing with 65 tackles and two interceptions over 15 starts. With Tracy Porter also set to become a free agent, he'll likely have to accept a team-friendly deal to be brought back. Porter and D.J. Hayden are expected to be the Raiders' starting corners in 2014.
Sat, Feb 1, 2014 05:02:00 PM

Raiders CB Mike Jenkins (concussion) is expected to be active for Thursday's game against the Cowboys.

Jenkins has been practicing in a limited fashion this week. The Raiders are racing both Jenkins and TE Mychal Rivera through the concussion protocol at an uncomfortably fast rate, especially considering the league-wide climate on concussions. Either way, they're both expected to be out there on the big stage.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 07:51:00 PM

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