Jenkins, the 10-year veteran, will now miss time due to injury for the fourth time in his career, and the second consecutive season as a New York Jet. His 2010 season lasted just six plays.
When healthy, Jenkins is a playmaker at the nose tackle positions as both as a run-stopper and a pass rusher. He has accumulated 24 sacks throughout his career. In 2008, his first season as a Jet, Jenkins was voted into the Pro Bowl, his fourth time being selected. He was also named a First Team All-Pro in 2002 and 2003.
Jenkins made 27 starts in his four years playing for Maryland. In his senior season, he was named to the Second Team All-ACC. He finished tied for fifth all-time on the career Terps list for tackles for loss in a single season the likes Shawne Merriman, Bruce Palmer and Aaron Thompson, as well as eighth all-time in sacks in a season with Gurnest Brown and Jack Bradford, according to the official Maryland website.