Jenkins signed with the Chiefs on Monday.
Jenkins was waived by the Jets prior to Week 10 after playing a minimal role with the team. The veteran will presumably provide depth on the defensive line going forward. The Chiefs opted to waive defensive tackle David King in a correlated roster move.
Jenkins was released by the Jets on Wednesday.
Signed to a two-year, $6 million contract in March, Jenkins played a minimal role for the Jets this season to the tune of about 20 snaps per game. However, management presumably felt those snaps were better spent on up-and-coming talent rather than a veteran, evidenced by the fact that Jenkins isn't known to be dealing with injury coupled with how the team signed third-year DL Anthony Johnson to take his place.
It is unclear what issue caused Jenkins to miss practice Monday. He played a limited role in Sunday's loss to the
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