He didn't have an impressive training camp, but at six-foot-1, 235 pounds was an athletic linebacker that was drafted specifically for playing in Lovie Smith's speed oriented defense.
Jenkins, a second-year player out of South Carolina, was claimed off waivers from Miami. Jenkins must pass a physical before officially joining the team.
Jenkins was inactive for Miami's season-opening loss to Tennessee last Saturday. The former sixth-round pick of the Dolphins in 2003 played all 16 games in a reserve role, making two tackles on defense and three on special teams.