Patriots are signing WR Michael Jenkins

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  1. fumbrunner

    fumbrunner In the Starting Line-Up

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    Jason La Canfora ‏@JasonLaCanfora 2m
    Patriots are signing WR Michael Jenkins
     
  2. fumbrunner

    fumbrunner In the Starting Line-Up

  3. resdubwhite

    resdubwhite In the Starting Line-Up

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    Solid depth signing. Hardly going to set the world alight.
     
  4. Sciz

    Sciz PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Well, there's the tall WR that people have been begging for. Could be a solid #3 or not make the team. Hard to tell at this point.
     
  5. fumbrunner

    fumbrunner In the Starting Line-Up

    Yep 6' 4". 214lbs. Hasn't really produced a ton. I hope they are still in the market for one more WR and target at least one early pick on one as well.
     
  6. brady199

    brady199 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    His production never = his ability. At one point I thought he'd break through to have a couple of good years like Sidney Rice did, but it never happened.

    He'll probably be gone b4 Sept, nothing to get excited about.
     
  7. Nunchucks

    Nunchucks In the Starting Line-Up

    I love this signing. Sure, he is probably camp fodder, but he has size, he has size and experience. I've followed Mr. Jenkins career and it has been marred by inconsistency and poor quarterback play. Sure, he may have been part of the reason for poor QB play, and his hands have been questionable at times...but, did I mention that I like his size?
     
  8. JackBauer

    JackBauer Pro Bowl Player

    Tough player to really evaluate. Will be interesting to see how he does with an actual, decent QB.
     
  9. ropese

    ropese Practice Squad Player

    He is coming off of a torn meniscus and apparently wasn't considered a field-stretching receiver prior to the injury.
     
  10. KontradictioN

    KontradictioN Do you even lift? PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Meh.......
     
  11. Brady_to_Moss

    Brady_to_Moss Butler Island is here PatsFans.com Supporter

    #95 Jersey

    From PFT's site
     
  12. BadMoFo

    BadMoFo Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Gotta suck when your tight ends are faster than your wide receiver. Hope this doesn't close the book on Sanders and/or drafting a receiver high in the draft.
     
  13. BradyBranch39

    BradyBranch39 In the Starting Line-Up

    Ugh. Sign Edelman!
     
  14. Ozymandias

    Ozymandias In the Starting Line-Up

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    Anyone hoping he's the tall vertical speed receiver we've all been clamoring for is going to be greatly disappointed. He may have the height/weight but tortoise like speed for a WR. They don't call him "Molasses Mike" for nothing.

    Jenkins at this point is likely just camp fodder and probably won't make the opening day roster. The wave of Pats' veteran purge of washed up WRs has begun.
     
  15. JackBauer

    JackBauer Pro Bowl Player

    I'm going to go out on a limb here and predict it won't.
     
  16. MoVaughn4Prez

    MoVaughn4Prez On the Roster

    "Patriots signed WR Michael Jenkins, formerly of the Vikings.
    Jenkins, 31 in June, caught 40 passes for 449 yards and two touchdowns last season, appearing in all 16 games. "Molasses Mike" was released by the Vikings more than three weeks ago, and didn't draw an ounce of known interest before signing with New England. The deal is likely for the veteran's minimum, and it isn't a guarantee that he'll make the team out of training camp. Jenkins can block, but he can no longer generate any separation from defensive backs."
     
  17. JMC00

    JMC00 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    He came off of having a torn meniscus this past season and played the whole season.

    If a player had an injury in 2011 and played every game in 2012 I don't really consider that coming off an injury.
     
  18. condon84

    condon84 In the Starting Line-Up

    Will not make the opening day roster.
     
  19. Gronkandez

    Gronkandez 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    He's tall. And...well, he's tall.
     
  20. Marqui

    Marqui In the Starting Line-Up

    Camp fodder.
     
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