Found October 12, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
Now that St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola is out with a dangerous shoulder injury, the St. Louis Rams must turn to second round pick Janoris Jenkins to handle the team's punt return duties.  The rookie corner back out of South Alabama has played superbly in his primary position and has received rave reviews around the league for his tough, physical play at corner back.  Some of that tough, physical play is likely a result of the teachings of Cortland Finnegan, who has taken Jenkins under his wing during the often troubled youngsters rookie season.  Finnegan has also been very good on the defensive side of the ball opposite of Jenkins.  The two clearly work well together and prepare during the week.  But Finnegan is not necessarily a fan of Jenkins playing special teams and returning punts. “I would rather him not,” Finnegan said. “He’s such an asset but when he’s called on, he’s able to do so many things and he’s such a good punt returner. But anything fo...
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