Owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett have both loudly and consistently denied that the Dallas Cowboys would trade disgruntled cornerback Mike Jenkins, but according to at least one NFL official, the option isn’t off the table completely.
The unnamed source told ProFootballWeekly.com this week that he would imagine the team will more seriously consider a trade after the beginning of training camp, when the injuries for other teams begin to roll in.
“(The Cowboys) tried to trade him during the draft, and I think they’re going to try again. (They’ll) wait until camp when (other cornerbacks) start getting hurt,” he said. “That would be my best guess.”
Jenkins was reportedly left miffed by the Cowboys’ overhaul of the secondary this offseason which, he seems to believe, will have a substantial (and negative) impact on his playing time. Jerry meanwhile has said that Jenkins will continue to have a crucial role on the defense, but the USF product chose to stay away from OTAs and will reportedly head back to Florida in the coming days to continue his rehab independent of the team.
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