Found May 29, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
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The Cowboys are refusing to move disgruntled cornerback Mike Jenkins, who lost his starting job this offseason when the Cowboys signed Brandon Carr and drafted Morris Claiborne. They have ignored trade requests from the Colts and the Lions. One of the reasons for this, according to NFL.com, is because the Cowboys want to use their extra depth at cornerback to counter their lack of depth and starting caliber talent at safety. In this plan, Jenkins would play on the slot in some or most nickel packages, while nickelback Orlando Scandrick would slide further inside to safety next to Gerald Sensabaugh. This would allow the Cowboys to get 4 cornerbacks on the field on around 50% or so of their snaps if they use the formation enough, given how much teams are in nickel sub packages these days. Presumably, Scandrick would move back to cornerback in dime packages. This would allow the Cowboys to mask the fact that they really only have one starting caliber cornerback on the roster. Sensabaug...
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