Mike Jenkins: The Dallas Cowboys CB Was the Worst in the League in 2010

April 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You have to be careful when criticizing cornerbacks since a lot of their miscues aren’t entirely their fault. However, Mike Jenkins might just be the worst starting cornerback in the NFL.
At least statistically.
When looking at stats, one must be aware that in the game of football, numbers DO lie. You can have the best cornerback in the game, but even the best can let a pass go by him. Sometimes it's due to a tip drill, horrible pass rush that leaves him on an island forever or maybe he simply slips on a horrendous field.
According to DallasNews.com, the opponent’s passer rating against Mike Jenkins was 122.6 in 2010—the worst in the NFL among starting corners.
Jenkins wasn’t the only problem on the Cowboys’ defense last season by a long-shot. This is a team that gave up 243 passing yards per game and a franchise-high of 436 points scored against them.
To say the least—there’s enough blame to go around.

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