Last Game
Sun, Nov 28 |
vs New York Jets (3-8-0)
  • NRG Stadium
21
Final
14

AFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
3-1-0 8-4-0
2-2-0 6-6-0
2-1-0 2-9-0
0-3-0 2-9-0

Top Jelani Jenkins News

  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Hurts hamstring Sunday

    Jenkins won't return to Sunday's game against the Colts due to a hamstring injury.

    Jenkins has played in just six games this season, recording 11 tackles. The fifth-year pro only played more than 15 defensive snaps twice in those games, so he doesn't leave many defensive snaps in his absence.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Clear of injury designation

    Jenkins (concussion) won't carry an injury designation into Monday's game against the Steelers.

    Jenkins started the week not practicing but was able to progress to a full participant Saturday. The 25-year-old has been held out with the concussion since Week 13, and should help bolster the Texans linebacker depth Monday.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Will miss Week 15

    Jenkins (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

    Jenkins hasn't practiced since suffering the concussion in Week 13 and has no real timetable for his return. The veteran inside linebacker typically only plays limited defensive snaps for the Texans at full health.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Ruled out for Week 14

    Jenkins (concussion) is listed as out for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

    Jenkins remains subject to the league's concussion protocol after suffering the head injury during last week's game against the Titans. The reserve linebacker's absence won't have much of an impact on the Texans' defense, as he's logged just 11 tackles in five games with Houston this season.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Sustains possible concussion

    Jenkins is being evaluated for a possible concussion and is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Titans, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Jenkins has served mostly in a reserve role at inside linebacker, with Dylan Cole and Brian Peters likely to fill in should he be unable to return Sunday.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Enters concussion protocol

    Jenkins (concussion) will not return to Sunday's game against the Titans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Jenkins exited in the first half to be evaluated for a concussion, which has since been confirmed. Dylan Cole and Brian Peters should serve as reserve inside linebackers for the Texans.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Practices in full

    Jenkins (hand) was a full practice participant Wednesday and is in line to play Sunday against the Colts.

    Jenkins is set to make both his season and Texans debut Sunday. The 25-year-old played the last four seasons in Miami, providing a 110-tackle season in 2014. He's on the Texans' depth chart as a reserve linebacker, but their linebacker corps is littered with injuries, meaning Jenkins could be utilized defensively earlier than expected.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Set to sit Sunday

    Jenkins (hand) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

    Jenkins just signed with the Texans on Wednesday, but he'll have to wait to make any serious contributions. Still, he slots in as a reserve linebacker, and it will be difficult for him to be fantasy relevant even when he's healthy.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Questionable for Sunday

    Jenkins (hand) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

    Jenkins was just signed by the Texans this week and was a limited participant Friday. It's unknown at this point how severe the injury is or exactly what role the 25-year-old will have with his new team.

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  • Texans' Jelani Jenkins: Inks deal with Houston

    The Texans signed Jenkins to a contract Wednesday.

    With Dylan Cole (hamstring) expected to miss multiple weeks and Brian Cushing (suspension) sidelined for five more games, the Texans brought Jenkins aboard to bolster their depth at middle linebacker. Jenkins, who hasn't appeared in any games in 2017, saw action in nine contests last season with Miami, logging 29 tackles. He'll assume the roster spot of Marcus Burley, who was released in a corresponding move.

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  • Jelani Jenkins: Let go by Bills

    Jenkins was released Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

    Jenkins was just signed by the Bills a week ago after being let go by the Raiders, but he'll now be on the open market once again. Jenkins was inactive for Sunday's contest against the Panthers.

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  • Bills' Jelani Jenkins: Gets chance in Buffalo

    Jenkins, released by the Raiders a week ago, signed with Buffalo on Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

    The Bills seem pretty set for starters with Preston Brown, Lorenzo Alexander and Ramon Humber, but Jenkins does present some upside as a guy with NFL starting experience. For a corps that didn't offer much depth entering the season, this seems like a good upside signing by the team's brass, even if Jenkins is no sure thing to stick with the Bills.

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  • Jelani Jenkins: Out of Oakland

    Jenkins (undisclosed) was released by the Raiders on Monday, the team's official site reports.

    Jenkins was placed on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury but the Raiders ultimately decided to let the linebacker walk. Jenkins signed a one-year deal with the team this offseason but will now shift his focus to getting healthy and finding a new team to call home.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 240 lbs
Birthplace: Rockville, MD, USA
Age: 29
School: Florida
Experience: 6