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Jelani Jenkins

Miami Dolphins
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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:28 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Nate Garner (illness) is ruled out for Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings. OG Dallas Thomas (foot) and RB Daniel Thomas (knee) are doubtful. LB Jelani Jenkins (foot), S Don Jones (shoulder) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) are questionable, while CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), LB Chris McCain (ankle), LB Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) and LB Jordan Tripp (foot) are probable. Garner and both Thomases didn't practice Friday, Dec. 19. McCain and Tripp practiced in full, while the others were limited.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:03:27 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Nate Garner (illness), OG Dallas Thomas (foot) and RB Daniel Thomas (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 18. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), LB Jelani Jenkins (foot), S Don Jones (shoulder) and LB Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) were limited. LB Chris McCain (ankle), CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder), LB Jordan Tripp (foot) and S Jimmy Wilson (ankle) participated fully.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:53:09 -0800

Miami Dolphins OG Nate Garner (illness), OT Dallas Thomas (foot) and RB Daniel Thomas (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 17. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), LBs Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), Jelani Jenkins (foot), S Don Jones (shoulder), LB Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) were limited.

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Dolphins | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:43:56 -0800

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Billy Turner, LB Chris McCain, LB Jelani Jenkins, LB Jonathan Freeny, LB Koa Misi, RB LaMichael James, OG Nate Garner inactive for Week 15.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:43:58 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Nate Garner (illness) and DT Anthony Johnson (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 15. LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) and LB Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) are listed as doubtful. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), LB Chris McCain (ankle) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) are listed as questionable. CB Walt Aikens (illness), DE Dion Jordan (ankle), TE Dion Sims (neck) and S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) are listed as probable. Aikens, Jordan, Sims and Wilson fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 12. Finnegan, McCain and Taylor were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:58:08 -0800

Miami Dolphins S Walt Aikens (illness), LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), OT Nate Garner (illness), LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) and LB Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), DT Anthony Johnson (ankle), LB Chris McCain (ankle) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) were limited, while DE Dion Jordan (ankle), TE Dion Sims (neck) and S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:57:25 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), OT Nate Garner (illness), LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) and LB Koa Misi (hamstring, knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), LB Chris McCain (ankle) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) were limited, while DE Dion Jordan (ankle), TE Dion Sims (neck) and S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Several miss practice

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:55:29 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (hamstring), Chris McCain (ankle), Jelani Jenkins (foot) and Jonathan Freeny (hamstring) all were not participating in the portion of practice open to the media Tuesday, Dec. 9.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins suffers foot injury

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:44:15 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) suffered a foot injury in the Week 14 game against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins injures foot

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 12:11:09 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) suffered a foot injury in the team's Week 14 game and is considered questionable to return.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:35:13 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) have been ruled out for Week 14 against the Baltimore Ravens. OG Nate Garner (illness), CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle) and LB Chris McCain (ankle) are doubtful, while OT Ja'Wuan James (neck), LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder), C Samson Satele (ribs) and S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) are probable. Garner and McCain did not practice Friday, Dec. 5. Finnegan, Satele and Wilson were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:44:56 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jonathan Freeny (hamstring) and CB Jamar Taylor (shoulder) have been ruled out for Week 14. OG Nate Garner (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 4. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle), LB Chris McCain (ankle) and C Samson Satele (ribs) were limited. OG Daryn Colledge (back), OT Ja'Wuan James (neck) and LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder) were full participants.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:15:02 -0800

Miami Dolphins OG Nate Garner (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 3. CB Cortland Finnegan (ankle) and C Samson Satele (ribs) were both limited in practice. OG Daryn Colledge (back) OT Ja'Wuan James (neck) and LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder) all fully practiced.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins injures back

Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:40:22 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (back) left the team's Week 13 game with a back injury Monday, Dec. 1, but is probable to return.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:54:19 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (fibula), OG Shelley Smith (knee), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 9. OT Branden Albert (shoulder), LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen) and OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) practiced fully.

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Dolphins | Two LBs expected to play

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:25:03 -0700

Miami Dolphins LBs Jelani Jenkins (abdomen) and Koa Misi (ankle) are expected to play in Week 6.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:52:16 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan (neck) and WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (leg), OG Shelley Smith (knee), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder) were limited, while OT Branden Albert (shoulder), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder) and OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:19:04 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno (elbow), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Chris McCain (non-injury) have been ruled out for Week 4. C Mike Pouncey (hip), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and LB Koa Misi (ankle) are listed as doubtful, RB Damien Williams (ankle) and LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen) are listed as questionable, while SS Walt Aikens (hand), OT Branden Albert (shoulder), DE Terrence Fede (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), LB Jonathan Freeny (ankle), WR Brandon Gibson (groin), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder), OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) and SS Jimmy Wilson (tooth) are listed as probable. Moreno, Smith, Starks, Misi and McCain did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 26. Aikens, Albert, Fede, Freeny, Gibson, Tripp, Wheeler and Wilson fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:18:29 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), LB Koa Misi (ankle), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and DT Randy Starks (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 25. OGs Dallas Thomas (shoulder) and Billy Turner (foot), LBs Jonathan Freeny (ankle), Philip Wheeler (thumb) and Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), DE Terrence Fede (knee), WR Brandon Gibson (groin), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder), C Mike Pouncey (hip), RB Damien Williams (ankle) and S Jimmy Wilson (tooth) were limited participants in practice. S Walt Aikens (hand), OT Branden Albert (shoulder) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) were full participants in practice.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins is bright spot

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:27:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins has been the best linebacker on the roster since LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle) went down in Week 1 with an injury. Jenkins has excelled on the weak side, posting 14 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.

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Dolphins | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:34:00 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), LB Jonathan Freeny (ankle), WR Brandon Gibson (groin), LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Mike Pouncey (hip), OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb), RB Damien Williams (ankle) and S Jimmy Wilson (tooth) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. FS Walt Aikens (hand) and OT Branden Albert (shoulder) were each listed as full participants, while TE Charles Clay (knee), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and DT Randy Starks (back) did not participant.

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Dolphins | Friday's Week 3 Injury Report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:32:02 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 19, and are listed as out for Week 3 against the Kansas City Chiefs. DE Terrence Fede (knee), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) were limited participants Friday and are listed as doubtful. OG Billy Turner (foot) was listed as a limited participant, and he is questionable for Week 3. FS Walt Aikens (hand), OT Branden Albert (shoulder), FS Louis Delmas (calf), LB Jonathan Freeny (calf), DT Bruce Gaston (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) are each listed as probable.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:27:30 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. OT Branden Albert (shoulder), DE Terrence Fede (knee), LB Jonathan Freeny (calf,) LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder), C Mike Pouncey (hip), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were limited. FS Louis Delmas (calf) and S Walt Aikens (hand) fully participated.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:13:40 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. OT Branden Albert (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (calf), LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder), C Mike Pouncey (hip), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were limited, while S Walt Aikens (hand) and DT Randy Starks (toe) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Jonathan Freeny in jeopardy

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:51:00 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Jonathan Freeny is in jeopardy of losing a roster spot, as LB Jelani Jenkins has come on. Head coach Joe Philbin said Tuesday, Aug. 26, that Jenkins "has showed up the last couple games a little more, played more physical."

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Dolphins | Dannell Ellerbe expected to start

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 05:21:14 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins received a significant number of first-team reps ahead of LB Dannell Ellerbe Monday, June 2. However, head coach Joe Philbin said not to read anything into it. Ellerbe is expected to be the starter.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins making noise

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:30:08 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins played 27 defensive snaps in the Week 15 game against the New England Patriots, eating into the playing time of LB Philip Wheeler, who saw 53 snaps.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:46:58 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Jonathan Martin (illness) and OT Will Yeatman (knee) have been ruled out for Week 11. C Mike Pouncey (illness) and CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) are listed as questionable. TE Michael Egnew (neck), LB Jelani Jenkins (illness), LB Koa Misi (knee), FS Reshad Jones (groin), SS Chris D. Clemons (hamstring, knee), P Brandon Fields (shoulder) and PK Caleb Sturgis (groin) are listed as probable. Martin, Yeatman and Pouncey did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15. Patterson was limited during practice while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:38:25 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Will Yeatman (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 14. S Chris D. Clemons (knee, hamstring), S Reshad Jones (groin), LB Koa Misi (knee) and CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) were limited. TE Michael Egnew (neck), P Brandon Fields (shoulder), LB Jelani Jenkins (illness) and PK Caleb Sturgis (groin) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Wednesday injury report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:28:49 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. S Chris D. Clemons (knee, hamstring), S Reshad Jones (groin), LB Koa Misi (knee), CB Dimitri Patterson (groin), K Caleb Sturgis (right groin), RB Daniel Thomas (ankle) and T Will Yeatman (knee) all were limited in practice. OT Tyson Clabo (knee), TE Michael Egnew (neck) and P Brandon Fields (shoulder) all fully practiced.

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Dolphins | Two upgraded to questionable

Sat, 09 Nov 2013 12:20:43 -0800

Miami Dolphins LBs Koa Misi (knee) and Jelani Jenkins (foot) were upgraded to questionable for Week 10.

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Dolphins | Friday practice report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:10:25 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Jonathan Martin (illness), LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) and LB Koa Misi (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 8. TE Dion Sims (toe), CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) and PK Caleb Sturgis (groin) were limited during practice. OG Nate Garner (knee), LB Dannell Ellerbe (calf), CB Nolan Carroll (concussion) and SS Chris D. Clemons (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:16:17 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Jonathan Martin (illness), LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) and LB Koa Misi (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 7. TE Dion Sims (toe), CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) and PK Caleb Sturgis (groin) were limited during practice. OT Nate Garner (knee), LB Dannell Ellerbe (calf) and SS Chris D. Clemons (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins leaves game

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:17:10 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (foot) suffered a foot injury in the team's Week 9 game and is considered questionable to return.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins fined

Sat, 26 Oct 2013 00:30:30 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins was fined $15,750 by the NFL for his hit last week on Buffalo Bills QB Thad Lewis. The hit was penalized with a 15-yard penalty, and the NFL said it fined Jenkins because he struck the quarterback with his helmet.

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Dolphins | Plenty of competition at LB

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:28:11 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have plenty of competition for the backup linebacker jobs in training camp and the preseason. LB Jason Trusnik is considered the top backup behind the three starters, and LB Jelani Jenkins is a fourth-round pick likely to win a roster spot. That leaves LB Lee Robinson, Austin Spitler, Josh Kaddu and Jonathan Freeny likely battling for one or two jobs.

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Dolphins | Three LBs could compete for starting job

Sat, 18 May 2013 11:15:58 -0700

Miami Dolphins LBs Koa Misi, Jelani Jenkins and Josh Kaddu may compete for the starting strongside linebacker job during training camp.

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Dolphins | Coach explains changes at LB

Sun, 05 May 2013 08:43:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said the team was looking to add faster linebackers to their defense, which is why they released LBs Karlos Dansby and Kevin Burnett and added Dannell Ellerbe, Philip Wheeler and Jelani Jenkins. Philbin said the team wanted linebackers that could cover pass catchers man-to-man and blitz effectively because the NFL is becoming a passing league.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins expected to be backup early

Thu, 02 May 2013 11:03:56 -0700

Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said LB Jelani Jenkins likely will back up several positions this season and will have a chance to start in the future.

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NFL | Jelani Jenkins to enter draft

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:12:36 -0800

University of Florida LB Jelani Jenkins will forgo his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft.

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