Mike Jenkins will spend four to six months rehabbing his right shoulder following surgery, but Jerry Jones believes he’ll be ready to begin training camp on schedule with the rest of the team.
Not that it says much, but Jenkins was the best cornerback on the Cowboys’ roster in 2011, despite being hampered by a veritable cornucopia of injuries. He missed most of training camp and all of the preseason with a stinger. He played in the season opener against the Jets, and quickly suffered a left shoulder injury.
Jenkins missed four games in the middle of the season with a hamstring issue, and suffered a dislocated right shoulder in the Cowboys’ first meeting with the Giants. He then aggravated that injury in the season finale, after which it was clear that he needed surgery.
Despite all this, Jones believes Jenkins will be available, if not at 100 percent, when the team begins organized team activities (OTAs) in July.
"I don't at this time have him down as a concern of what we want to defensively during the off-season,” Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News.
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