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Jelani Jenkins

24-Year-Old Linebacker – Miami Dolphins

2016 Defensive Stats

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Jenkins first season as a starter for Miami was far from a successful one as he finished with only 71 tackles in 13 games. He is slated to once again start at WLB and with a healthy Cameron Wake and f...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  8

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Knee      FRI PRACTICE:   Limited
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 240   DOB: 3/13/1992
College: Florida  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jelani Jenkins Contract Information:

Signed a four-year $2.575 million contract with Miami in May of 2013.

September 23, 2016  –  Jelani Jenkins News

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Jenkins (knee) is questionable for Sunday's contest against the Browns.

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Jelani Jenkins NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2013 21 Mia 16 17 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 22 Mia 15 110 83 27 3.5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2015 23 Mia 13 71 50 21 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2016 24 Mia 2 12 3 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Jelani Jenkins – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#1 Outside Linebacker
  1. Jelani Jenkins
  2. Neville Hewitt
Miami Dolphins

Snap Count Stats

93

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Jelani Jenkins was on the field for 93 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Jelani Jenkins was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 899 76
2015 700 13
2016 93 2
Jelani Jenkins 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Sea 32 0 7 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @NE 61 2 5 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Cle
4 @Cin
5 Ten
6 Pit
7 Buf
8 BYE Bye Week
9 NYJ
10 @SD
11 @LA
12 SF
13 @Bal
14 Ari
15 @NYJ
16 @Buf
17 NE

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Jelani Jenkins  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   240 lbs
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40-Yard Dash
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Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
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Arm Length:   32.25 in
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Hand Length:   9.38 in
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Vertical Jump
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Broad Jump
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Bench Press:   27 reps
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Jelani Jenkins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jenkins (knee) was a limited participant at Thursday's practice, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.

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Jenkins (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

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Jenkins (knee) will be active for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

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Jenkins (knee) has been listed as questionable for the Dolphins' Week 2 game against the Patriots, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

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Jenkins (knee) returned to practice on Thursday, Joe Schad of the PalmBeachPost.com reports.

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Jenkins (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post reports.

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Jenkins (knee) will play in Sunday's matchup against the Seahawks.

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Jenkins (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday on the Dolphins' injury report, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Jenkins wasn't expected to start last year, but injuries created opportunity, and by season's end Jenkins was arguably the team's best linebacker. Despite missing one game, Jenkins easily surpassed 100 tackles, and he showed good pass-rushing upside with 3.5 sacks in 899 snaps. Miami all but assured Jenkins a three-down role this year by shipping starters Dannell Ellerbe and Phillip Wheeler out of town, leaving only Koa Misi as a fellow returning starter. With more snaps this year, Jenkins has room for improvement.

2014

The 2013 fourth-rounder played in all 16 games as a rookie last season, but only had 17 tackles in his role as a reserve linebacker. He's off the IDP radar unless he ascends to a starting gig at any point.

2013

The Dolphins fourth-round pick in this past April's draft will likely be in a backup role this year and participate on special teams.