Found March 24, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Oakland Raiders are interested in free agent cornerback Mike Jenkins. The Oakland Raiders have interest in Mike Jenkins but nothing is finalized. — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) March 23, 2013 The Raiders had one of the worst secondaries in the NFL last season and could use a solid corner like Jenkins. The good news for the Raiders is that the cornerback market is very soft, so they have a shot at signing Jenkins to a very team-friendly contract.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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