We’ve read a ton about Mike Jenkins in recent days, as the Cowboys CB is staying home for OTAs. He wants to be traded, yet the Cowboys aren’t into it.
Well, the team does have a contingency plan. They could use four cornerbacks on the field at the same time in nickel, which would make Jenkins a pseudo starter. Unconventional? Yup. So is Rob Ryan.
Thanks to some help from our buddies at ProFootballFocus.com, we learned it’s rare but not completely unheard of. Really, it’s just an adjustment to today’s pass-happy world.