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December 7, 2018 11:12 AM
Jarvis Jenkins: Let go by Kansas City
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins was waived by the Chiefs on Friday.

Jenkins joined the Chiefs last season and re-signed with the team in March, serving as a rotational defensive end. Justin Hamilton and Derrick Nnadi remain as depth options on the defensive line behind starters Chris Jones, Allen Bailey and Xavier Williams.

March 14, 2018 08:48 PM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: Retained by Chiefs on two-year deal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins put pen to paper Wednesday on a two-year deal to remain with the Chiefs, Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports.

Jenkins slotted in as a reserve defensive end for the Chiefs in 2017, playing mainly when the regulars needed a breather. He should serve Kansas City in a similar role during 2018 with Allen Bailey, Chris Jones (knee) and Rakeem Nunez-Roches (ankle) all returning.

January 6, 2018 03:12 PM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: Active Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins (knee) is listed as active for Saturday's playoff tilt against the Titans, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.

Jenkins will primarily serve as depth at defensive end for the contest. He could see some extra snaps due to Rakeem Nunez-Roches (ankle) being ruled out.

January 5, 2018 01:24 AM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: Questionable Saturday vs. Titans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins (knee) is questionable for Saturday's wild-card game against the Titans.

Despite logging a full practice Thursday, Jenkins remains questionable for the contest. Rakeem Nunez-Roches (ankle) is also doubtful, which could leave the Chiefs' defensive line in short supply. Look for more updates on Jenkins' status to come Saturday once inactives are announced.

December 21, 2017 05:44 PM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: No issues in practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins (elbow) was listed as a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

Jenkins exited the Week 15 win over the Chargers due to the elbow issue and never returned. His full participation Wednesday suggests that the injury is no longer a concern in advance of Sunday's matchup with the Dolphins.

December 17, 2017 12:44 PM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: Gets injured in Saturday's win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins sustained an elbow injury in Saturday's 30-13 win over the Chargers and didn't return.

A rotational defensive end, Jenkins has recorded just seven tackles and a sack in nine appearances this season. The Chiefs should know more regarding the extent of Jenkins' injury within a few days, but if he's forced to miss games with the elbow issue, it wouldn't register as a major blow to the Kansas City defense.

March 22, 2017 04:08 PM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: Re-signs with Chiefs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Jenkins played with Kansas City for the final seven games of the 2016 season, recording just five tackles. In what will be his first full season with the club, look for Jenkins to see a slightly increased role as a backup defensive lineman.

November 14, 2016 09:16 PM
Chiefs' Jarvis Jenkins: Signed by Chiefs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

November 9, 2016 06:29 PM
Jarvis Jenkins: Waived by Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 12, 2016 08:31 PM
Jets' Jarvis Jenkins: Did not practice Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins sat out of practice on Monday for an undisclosed reason.

It is unclear what issue caused Jenkins to miss practice Monday. He played a limited role in Sunday's loss to the Jets. Expect an update on his status when more information is made available.

March 11, 2016 05:51 PM
Jarvis Jenkins: Signs with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins has signed a three-year contract with the Jets, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Jenkins started all 15 games he played for the Bears last season, recording a career-high 32 tackles and four sacks while doing so. In joining the Jets, Jenkins bolsters their front-seven options with another experienced defender.

January 3, 2016 11:56 AM
Bears' Jarvis Jenkins: Inactive for Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions.

Jenkins ends his season with 32 tackles and four sacks over 15 games. He'll be replaced in the starting lineup by Will Sutton.

December 8, 2015 03:02 PM
Bears' Jarvis Jenkins: Records half-sack in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jenkins recorded two tackles, including a half-sack, in Sunday's 26-20 overtime loss to the 49ers.

Half of Jenkins' sack output and a third of his tackles on the season came in his monstrous two-sack, 10-stop performance in Week 3 against the Seahawks. While he's not posting big numbers week in and week out, the Bears seem satisfied enough with how he's performed as a 3-4 defensive end, a role that doesn't lend itself to much sack production compared to Jenkins' 4-3 counterparts.

September 29, 2015 04:18 PM
Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins had a huge game for the Bears in Sunday's 26-0 loss to the Seahawks, finishing with a career-high 10 tackles and two sacks.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins had a huge game for the Bears in Sunday's 26-0 loss to the Seahawks, finishing with a career-high 10 tackles and two sacks.

Jenkins played 56 of 57 total snaps and submitted arguably the best performance of his career. As a 3-4 defensive end, Jenkins hadn't shown much pass-rushing ability in the past, as he only collected two sacks during his previous 44 games with the Redskins. However, he showed plenty of explosiveness from the interior line Sunday, nearly reeling in a third sack on the afternoon before Russell Wilson evaded the rush.

Given his career track record, Jenkins probably can't be counted on to build on this performance, but it at least solidified him into a starting role with Jeremiah Ratliff's pending return from a suspension Week 4.

June 1, 2015 03:21 PM
Report: Bears to sign DE Jarvis Jenkins to one-year deal
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Bears are adding another piece to their defense. 

The Bears announced they signed Jarvis Jenkins to a one-year contract. The deal is pending the passing of a physical once Jenkins arrives to Chicago. 

The Chicago Tribune was the first to report the story. 

Jenkins recorded 28 tackles in 2014 and has two total sacks in four NFL seasons. He was drated by the Redskins in 2011 out of Clemson. 

June 2, 2015 06:14 AM
Key Redskins cleared to face Seahawks
by Larry Hartstein |

Several Redskins who were on the injury report are active for Monday's game against the Seahawks. The list includes linebacker Brian Orakpo (finger), nose tackle Chris Baker (shoulder), defensive end Kedric Golston (groin), defensive end Jason Hatcher (hamstring), defensive end Jarvis Jenkins (rib), linebacker Akeem Jordan (knee) and guard Shawn Lauvao (knee).

June 2, 2015 06:17 AM
Redskins release final Week 5 injury report
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Redskins have listed seven players as questionable for Monday's Week 5 matchup with the Seahawks, including tight ends Jordan Reed (hamstring) and Niles Paul (concussion), left tackle Trent Williams (knee), safety Trenton Robinson (ankle), defensive end Kedric Golston (groin), linebacker Akeem Jordan (knee) and guard Shawn Lauvao (knee).

Williams, Robinson and Goslton were all limited in practice Saturday, while Paul, Jordan and Lauvao practiced in full. Cornerback Tracy Porter (hamstring) has been ruled out for the game.

Five players were listed as probable to play in Week 5, including wide receiver DeSean Jackson (shoulder), linebacker Brian Orakpo (finger) and defensive linemen Jason Hatcher (hamstring), Chris Baker (shoulder) and Jarvis Jenkins (rib).

June 2, 2015 06:28 AM
Jarvis Jenkins doubtful to return Thursday
by Chris Cwik |

Washington defensive end Jarvis Jenkins is doubtful to return to action Thursday.

Jenkins is dealing with a rib injury. He had a hard time coming off the field early in the contest, and was initially ruled questionable to return. He was downgraded to out in the fourth quarter.

June 2, 2015 04:46 PM
Jarvis Jenkins makes surprising contribution
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Redskins defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins, who entered the day with zero sacks for his career, recorded half a sack Week 11 at Philadelphia. He also had four tackles, including three solo.

June 2, 2015 05:51 PM
Jarvis Jenkins expected to make first appearance
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins missed the first for games of the season while serving a suspension, but told ESPN.com he expects to make his season debut Sunday against the Cowboys in Week 6.

"I think I'll go play, I don't know how much," Jenkins said. "Coach told me he wanted to ease me into it. He didn't want to just throw me in there. I had four weeks off so he'll ease into it and see how it goes the first couple quarters and that will determine my play the rest of the game."

Jenkins is not going to start the game, but is expected to come off the bench behind Kedric Golston. 

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/300
Birthdate:
04/24/1988
Age:
33
Hometown:
Clemson, SC, USA
School:
Clemson
NFL Experience:
8
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