Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins breaks silence, says he never requested a trade
By Rainer Sabin / Reporter
3:03 pm on July 30, 2012 | Permalink
OXNARD, CALIF. — For the entire offseason, Mike Jenkins remained silent, leaving others to assume that the cornerback was unhappy with his situation. On Monday, at the Cowboys’ first training camp involving the full team, he finally confirmed as much.
“It was very frustrating at first,” he said.
After undergoing major surgery on his right shoulder in January, Jenkins watched the Cowboys acquire two high-profile players who played the same position he did. They signed Brandon Carr to a $50.1 million contract in March and then traded up to draft Morris Claiborne with the sixth overall pick.
“I knew what it was,” Jenkins said. “They let me know. They called me. Actually, they called me after the fact. Like I said. It’s a business. I understand that. It’s not for me to get mad.”...
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To compete for the playoffs, Dallas has to improve here: Only four sacks against Eli Manning over the past six games!