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Football Team's Jalen Jelks: Clears waivers
Jelks (undisclosed) reverted to IR after clearing waivers Thursday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
The nature and severity of Jelks' injury remain unknown. He has spent time in the Dallas, Carolina and Washington organizations, but Jelks is yet to make a regular-season appearance at the NFL level.... See More ... See Less
Jalen Jelks: Waived with injury designation
Washington waived Jelks (undisclosed) on Tuesday with an injury designation, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
The 24-year-old has yet to play in an NFL game as he has bounced around the league after being drafted in the seventh round by the Cowboys in 2019. Unless he's scooped up off waivers by another team, Jelks will revert to Washington's injured reserve list.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jalen Jelks: Claimed off waivers
The Panthers claimed Jelks off waivers Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Jelks was waived by the Cowboys in order to make room for Everson Griffen on the roster, but he didn't have to wait long to find a new team. The 24-year-old has yet to see regular-season action since he came into the league as a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft.... See More ... See Less
Jalen Jelks: Done in Dallas
The Cowboys waived Jelks (undisclosed) on Sunday, Calvin Watkins of The Dallas Morning News reports.
The Cowboys didn't specify an injury designation when cutting Welks, which signifies that he's recovered from the undisclosed injury that caused him to spend last season on IR. Jelks was waived to make room for Everson Griffin on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Cowboys' Jalen Jelks: Placed on IR
Jelks (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, per the league's official transactions report.
It remains to be seen what sort of injury the rookie seventh-round pick is dealing with. Jelks was working to carve out a role on special teams with the Cowboys.... See More ... See Less
Cowboys' Jalen Jelks: Lands in Dallas
The Cowboys selected Jelks in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 241st overall.
A twitchy athlete with good length at 6-foot-5 3/8 to go with an 83-inch wingspan, Jelks has the makings of a worthwhile dart throw in the seventh round. He racked up 22.5 tackles for loss over his last two seasons at Oregon and had 12 career passes batted down. With Randy Gregory and Taco Charlton on shaky footing with the Cowboys for different reasons, Jelks is someone who could see the field despite being a late-round flier.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-5, 256 lbs