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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 07:26:05 -0700
The New England Patriots released WR Michael Jenkins.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:42:51 -0700
New England Patriots WR Michael Jenkins showed a good chemistry with QB Tom Brady during offseason workouts.
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:25:54 -0700
New England Patriots WR Michael Jenkins has spent a lot of time this offseason picking the brain of QB Tom Brady or listening in on conversations Brady has had with other receivers.
Fantasy Tip: Creepy? Perhaps. Jenkins has been a middling receiver for most of his career but seems like the type that could have fleeting fantasy value with Brady at the helm. Still, there are plenty of other options for Jenkins to compete with, even if he makes the final roster. It's something to note, though, that he's putting in effort.
Thu, 02 May 2013 11:57:26 -0700
New England Patriots WRs Donald Jones and Michael Jenkins may have to compete for one roster spot during offseason workouts and training camp because of the additions of WRs Aaron Dobson, Josh Boyce and Julian Edelman.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:47:47 -0700
New England Patriots WR Aaron Dobson, picked in the second of the 2013 NFL Draft, is projected as the team's starting 'X' receiver. WRs Josh Boyce, Michael Jenkins, Matthew Slater, Andre Holmes and Kamar Aiken are on the depth chart and will be challenging for the starting job during the offseason and training camp.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:18:26 -0700
Updating a previous report, the New England Patriots signed WR Michael Jenkins to a one-year deal worth $840,000. The deal includes a $15,000 workout bonus.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:08:21 -0700
The New England Patriots signed WR Michael Jenkins (Vikings) Thursday, Mar. 28. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:04:06 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings created $3.25 million in salary cap space by releasing WR Michael Jenkins.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:00:30 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have released WR Michael Jenkins.
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:11:41 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins is due a $2.425 million roster bonus due on the fifth day of the new league year. He is not expected to collect the bonus.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:31:40 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings may consider releasing WR Michael Jenkins and TE John Carlson this offseason in order to create some salary cap space.
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:56:07 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WRs Michael Jenkins, Stephen Burton and Devin Aromashodu were targeted a total of five times in the team's Week 13 loss against the Green Bay Packers. WR Jerome Simpson finished with two catches (seven targets) for 25 yards, and WR Jarius Wright had only one catch for 13 yards. "I don't want to make it sound bad, but never in my life have I been a part of something like this," Wright said. "I don't even know how to say it." TE Kyle Rudolph led the aerial assault with six receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown, and QB Christian Ponder went 12-for-25 (48 percent completion rate) for 119 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Ponder's longest completion went for only 21 yards, and the Vikings' receivers were not able to gain much separation.
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:43:03 -0800
Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), WR Stephen Burton (ankle), WR Michael Jenkins (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) practiced Friday, Nov. 23, and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) was limited. All are probable for Week 12.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:14:03 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (foot), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DT Letroy Guion (foot) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 22.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:25:21 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (foot), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DT Letroy Guion (foot) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:37:13 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (foot) is dealing with a foot issue. He underwent an MRI, which showed no structural damage; however his foot is bothering him.
Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:18:08 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (personal) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 29, because of a personal issue. He is expected to practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.
Sun, 14 Oct 2012 21:46:44 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins posted six receptions for 67 yards and a touchdown in the Week 6 game against the Washington Redskins.
Fantasy Tip: The yardage total was the highest of the year for Jenkins, and the touchdown was his first of the season. He is only worth a look as a WR4 or 'flex' play in the deepest of leagues heading into Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals.
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:27:03 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson (concussion) and WR Michael Jenkins (rib) fully participated in practice and are questionable for the team's Week 5 game.
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:01:32 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib), OT Charlie Johnson (back), LB Marvin Mitchell (calf), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were all limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:17:56 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib), DE Jared Allen (groin), FS Mistral Raymond (ankle) and SS Andrew Sendejo (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 10:16:07 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib) and DE Jared Allen (groin) are not expected to take part in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3. Head coach Leslie Frazier said neither is in danger of missing Week 5.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 11:06:31 -0700
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib) has return to the game Week 4 after missing some time with a rib injury.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 11:04:17 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (rib) left the game early in Week 4 because of a rib injury and is considered questionable to return.
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 19:17:50 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder was 27-of-35 passing (77.1 percent) for 245 yards, two touchdowns and a 114.6 passer rating in Week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts. However, none of the completions were longer than 20 yards. "I think (the Colts') objective was to take away the deep ball and take away (WR Percy Harvin) and (WR Michael Jenkins) getting downfield," Ponder said. "That's why we kept running the ball. They were basically in two-deep all game."
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 18:46:18 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins will start at wide receiver Week 1 in place of suspended WR Jerome Simpson.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:25:36 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins said he hopes to start at wide receiver in the first three weeks of the season while WR Jerome Simpson serves his suspension.
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:20:57 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin is the only roster lock among the wide receivers currently on the roster. WRs Jarius Wright and Michael Jenkins appear to be good bets to make the finals roster.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 22:48:07 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins agreed last week to re-negotiate the remaining two years of his contract, according to NFL sources. The base pay for 2012 goes from $2.5 million to $1 million, while his base pay for 2013 goes from $2.5 million to $825,000.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:49:14 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (knee) had offseason surgery on his knee, but the injury is no longer an issue. "There was a period there where he was pretty far behind, but he has caught up," head coach Leslie Frazier said Saturday, July 28.
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:46:02 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins could be in the roster bubble during training camp because he is scheduled make $2.5 million this season and the team likely will not want to pay him that price if he is a backup.
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:02:14 -0700
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave and wide receivers coach George Stewart are working to get a plan in place for when WR Jerome Simpson serves his three-game suspension. WR Michael Jenkins is expected to be a big part of the plan. "Michael Jenkins started for us last year before he hurt a knee," Stewart said. "Veteran guy, able to stretch a defense. He made some plays for us last year."
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 12:56:03 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WRs Percy Harvin and Michael Jenkins, DE Jared Allen and PK Ryan Longwell are not participating in team workouts this week.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:50:36 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins is considered the team's No. 2 wide receiver even though he is more of a natural No. 3 receiver at this point.
Wed, 01 Feb 2012 12:12:42 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins is expected to be the No. 3 wide receiver next season unless the team adds another receiver this offseason.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:44:07 -0800
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (knee) has a torn meniscus and will undergo surgery in the next day or two.
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 20:22:58 -0800
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (knee) will need surgery for the knee injury which landed him on the season-ending Injured Reserve list, but it is not believed that he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 16:01:21 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings placed S Husain Abdullah (concussion), WR Michael Jenkins (knee), OL Cullen Loeffler (shoulder) and S Tyrell Johnson (hamstring) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 29. In corresponding moves, the team signed free-agent WR Stephen Burton (Vikings), DL Matt Katula (Patriots), S Jarrad Page (Eagles) and S Andrew Sendejo (Jets) to their active roster.
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:55:48 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said WR Michael Jenkins (knee) could miss time because of a knee injury.
Wed, 23 Nov 2011 21:37:29 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins will face his former team, the Atlanta Falcons, in Week 12. "It'll be different," Jenkins said Wednesday, Nov. 23, of returning to the Georgia Dome. "First time on the visitor's side. But I'm excited to get down there and get a win. That'll be the best feeling to have, going down there and leaving out of there with a win."
Fri, 18 Nov 2011 14:26:28 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (knee), OL Cullen Loeffler (shoulder) and QB Christian Ponder (hand) are listed as probable for Week 11. Jenkins and Ponder practiced in full Friday, Nov. 18, and Loeffler was limited.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 14:38:58 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (knee) and LB Erin Henderson (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 17.
Wed, 16 Nov 2011 14:57:45 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.
Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:01:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins had three receptions for 49 yards in the Week 10 loss against the Green Bay Packers Monday, Nov. 14. Jenkins has three or more receptions in seven of his nine games this season, but he has 49 or fewer receiving yards in five of the past six games, and seven of nine games.
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 11:55:34 -0800
Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said that WR Percy Harvin remains a big part of the team's offense moving forward. "I don't know that he can go as many plays as Michael Jenkins or Devin Aromashodu can. But we definitely want to have him in there at least three out of every four snaps to utilize him. Plus he's tough for the defense to deal with even when he doesn't get the ball," Musgrave said.
Sun, 23 Oct 2011 19:14:42 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Jenkins had three receptions for 111 yards and a touchdown in Week 7 against the Green Bay Packers.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:13:08 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Bernard Berrian was deactivated for the team's Week 5 game because he missed two meetings Saturday, Oct. 8, at the team hotel, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. WR Michael Jenkins started in Berrian's place.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 13:21:11 -0700
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (toe), DL Jared Allen (shoulder), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) are listed as probable for Week 3.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 14:26:36 -0700
Minnesota Vikings DL Jared Allen (shoulder), CB Asher Allen (toe), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus Sherels (chest) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 22.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 13:29:26 -0700
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (toe), WR Michael Jenkins (groin) and DL Kevin Williams (foot) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 21.