Found May 29, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
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Late last week it was reported that the Colts are aggressively pursuing former Pro Bowl cornerback Mike Jenkins from the Dallas Cowboys. While little can be confirmed regarding how much Indianapolis General Manager Ryan Grigson is willing to give to obtain the Cowboys cornerback, ESPN's John Clayton opines that if Dallas does choose to move Jenkins -- he believes they will -- it will likely not be until training camp. If Clayton's hunch is correct, Colts fans will have to hold out for any movement until August. Needless to say, the downside to waiting for the Colts is losing time to get Jenkins acclimated to Chuck Pagano and Greg Manusky's defense. Then again, the Cowboys attempt to drive up Jenkins value by improving their leverage in trade negotiations could back-fire if they wait too long. The sooner a team is able to bring Jenkins into their lockeroom and allow him to start digesting their playbook, the higher the likelihood that the former Pro Bowler will have a...
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