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Top Teven Jenkins News

  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Full participant Wednesday

    Jenkins (shoulder) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session.

    Jenkins sustained a shoulder injury early in Sunday's win over Seattle but wasn't bothered by the issue ahead of Week 17. It appears likely that he'll be available Sunday against the Giants.

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  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Deemed questionable to return

    Jenkins (shoulder) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Seattle.

    Jenkins hurt the shoulder on Chicago's first drive of the contest. He has subsequently been replaced by fellow rookie Larry Borom, who is likely to stay in the game if Jenkins is unable to return.

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  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Moves back to active roster

    Jenkins (back) was activated from IR on Saturday.

    Jenkins underwent back surgery in August. He was selected in the second round of the 2021 Draft with expectations that he would earn a starting a job on the offensive line. Those plans had to take a detour, but he can get those plans back on track starting Sunday against the Cardinals. He'll likely have to make his NFL debut in a reserve role, though.

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  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Returns to practice

    Jenkins (back) will return to practice Monday.

    Jenkins began the season on injured reserve after he underwent back surgery in mid-August, but he appears to be trending toward his 2021 debut. Now that he's been designated to return, the left tackle will need to be activated within 21 days if he hopes to return this year.

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  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Moves to injured reserve

    Jenkins (back) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Kevin Fishbain of The Athletic reports.

    Jenkins underwent back surgery a couple weeks ago and is unavailable for the start of the season, so it's not surprising to see him move to injured reserve. The rookie second-round pick will be eligible to be activated for Week 4, though he'll likely face a longer absence while recovering from the procedure.

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  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Undergoes back surgery

    Jenkins (back) has undergone successful surgery, and the Bears hope he will be able to return sometime this season, Larry Mayer of the Bears' official site reports.

    Jenkins was expected to start at left tackle after being drafted 39th overall in the 2021 NFL Draft. However, those plans have significantly changed once it was revealed he needed to undergo back surgery. His timeline for return remains very unclear, but he is at least expected to misss several weeks to start the year.

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  • Bears' Teven Jenkins: Needs back surgery

    Jenkins is scheduled to undergo back surgery Wednesday, Adam Hoge of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

    The 39th overall pick in this year's draft initially was projected to start at left tackle, with the Bears even releasing incumbent starter Charles Leno a few days after they added Jenkins. Those plans will now change drastically, as head coach Matt Nagy admitted Wednesday that he hopes to get Jenkins back at some point this season, while Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Bears are eyeing a November return. The team signed a potential replacement earlier this week, bringing in 39-year-old Jason Peters to compete with converted right tackle Elijah Wilkinson.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 320 lbs
Birthplace: Topeka, KS
Age: 24
School: Oklahoma State
Experience: 2