Jenkins is a great story– an undrafted free agent who has served successful stints in Green Bay, Philly, and New York. However, at 35 years old, his best days are behind him. While he was a great leader in the club house, New York can afford to lose Jenkins. Jonathan Hankins is a great first option at defensive tackle, and Jay Bromley represents good depth at the position.
Expect the Giants to address the defensive line in the draft, meaning Jenkins will likely not return to New York. Whether he retires or goes to another team remains to be seen.
If he does end up returning, it wouldn’t be the end of the world, but there are certainly better alternatives. Jenkins himself, however, wants to return:
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A great leader and man, Jenkins leadership is a good attribute. But is it worth a roster spot?