Cullen Jenkins to Redskins: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

August 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Cullen Jenkins is headed to his third NFC East franchise. The veteran defensive lineman agreed to a one-year deal with Washington on Monday, and he'll attempt to bring run-stopping depth to the team's front seven.
Stephen Czarda of Washington's official site confirmed the signing after Ian Rapoport of NFL Network initially reported the agreement.
Jenkins, 35, spent the last three seasons with the New York Giants. He recorded 26 tackles and three sacks while appearing in all 16 games. Heading into his 13th NFL season, Jenkins previously played seven years with the Green Bay Packers and two with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Signing Jenkins at this point in the preseason indicates Washington had some level of dissatisfaction with its defensive line. Jenkins should slot in somewhere on the nose tackle depth chart behind Kedric Golston.
Washington also lists fifth-round pick Matt Ioannidis and veteran Jerrell Powe among the nose tackle...

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