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Jelani Jenkins signs with Raiders

The Raiders took care of business on a few fronts Monday. They re-signed long snapper Jon Condo and added EJ Manuel to the roster as a potential backup quarterback. They also announced that they have signed linebacker Jelani Jenkins after he visited with the team. Jenkins only played nine games with the Dolphins last season…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Linebacker Jelani Jenkins visiting the Raiders

The Raiders are involved in some higher-profile news at the moment, but they’re still trying to fill some lines on the depth chart. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, Dolphins linebacker Jelani Jenkins is visiting the Raiders this week. The Raiders had brought in Bills linebacker Zach Brown for a visit, but he left without…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Jelani Jenkins doubtful, Koa Misi questionable for Dolphins against Cowboys

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Jelani Jenkins is doubtful and Koa Misi is questionable for Miami's game Sunday against Dallas, meaning the Dolphins might be without two starting linebackers.Misi practiced for the first time this week on a limited basis Friday despite an abdominal injury. Jenkins again sat out with a left ankle injury suffered in last week's win at Philadelphia.Backup linebacker...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins LBs Misi, Jenkins miss practice; likely to be game-time calls

The Miami Dolphins have struggled against the run all season, allowing the second-most yards per game (135.6) in the NFL. When the Dallas Cowboys come to town on Sunday, things could get even worse.Linebackers Koa Misi and Jelani Jenkins both missed practice on Thursday and are question marks to play against the Cowboys this week.“Both of them will probably be a game-time decision...
Via FOX Sports
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign LB James-Michael Johnson with Jelani Jenkins hurting

The Miami Dolphins' struggling run defense didn't get any help on Sunday with starting linebacker Jelani Jenkins suffering an ankle injury. On Tuesday, the Dolphins brought in a player to help combat Jenkins' injury. The team announced that they've signed former fourth-round pick James-Michael Johnson and waived center Sam Brenner.Johnson was a fourth-round pick of the Browns in...
Via FOX Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins CB McCain (knee), LB Jenkins (ankle) ruled out

The Miami Dolphins defense has held up fairly well against the Eagles' high-powered offense, but injuries have hit hard on the defensive side of the ball.Starting cornerback Brice McCain left with a knee injury and has been ruled out for the remainder of the game. Additionally, linebacker Jelani Jenkins exited with an ankle injury and was also ruled out.Both players have been starters...
Via FOX Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Three players who are going to break out for the Miami Dolphins in 2015

It doesn’t “click” for players over-night. There are plenty of factors (beyond their own talent) to how well a player performs. Last year, the combination of being behind a good defensive line and getting an opportunity to start, Jelani Jenkins took advantage of the situation and became one of the better 4-3 outside linebackers in the NFL. AROUND COVER32 Heroes and Goats:...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Jelani Jenkins on Ndamukong Suh: 'He's an animal'

Miami Dolphins linebacker Jelani Jenkins didn't mince words when describing new teammate Ndamukong Suh, calling the defensive tackle an 'animal.' "Just overall, he's an animal," Jenkins said, via "Besides his athletic ability and just being able to take on double teams and free everybody else up, he's got swag, he's a presence. People are going to look out...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins: Breaking down the linebacker position

Looking into 2015, the linebacker situation needs to be addressed. To ensure the Miami Dolphins front seven is more effective at stopping the run than they were in 2014 they need to add depth to their existing linebackers through the draft. Jelani Jenkins The starters at linebacker as of now for the Dolphins are Jelani Jenkins and Chris McCAin on the outside and Koa Misi at the...
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jelani Jenkins reflects on his development and the 2014 season

Second year player Jelani Jenkins has been one of the more pleasant surprises for the Miami Dolphins in 2014. Jenkins, who found his way into the starting lineup when Dannell Ellerbe went down for the season, has racked up 105 tackled, 3.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 1 pass deflected. For Jenkins, this season has been all about growing as an individual and as a player and is looking...
Via PhinManiacs
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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