Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 1/30/13
The Dallas Cowboys signed and drafted two cornerbacks who pretty much started every game in 2012. Former first rounder Mike Jenkins was moved to the slot and became a forgotten man in the Dallas secondary. Scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, the Cowboys are reportedly willing to let him walk.  Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports Jenkins wants a starting role. But with Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne, he won’t see it in Dallas. And as Archer points out, this is more about Jenkins testing the market for being a starter than the Cowboys looking to bring him back. In 2011, Jenkins allowed just 51.9% completions to wide receivers he covered. For comparison, Falcons’s franchise corner Brent Grimes was a 50.8% the same season. Jenkins was hampered by injuries and has shown he has the ability to start in the NFL. Given that he attended the University of South Florida, will he not ask for much to play with the Bucs? Will Tampa Bay even look his way during free agency? Let’s say ...
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