In the days following the 2013 NFL Draft, many inside Redskins Park believed Washington got a steal with Brandon Jenkins in the fifth round. The Florida State linebacker had tremendous burst at the line of scrimmage and an ability to get to the quarterback. A knee injury forced Jenkins to slide down many draft boards, where some considered him an early round talent if healthy.
A little more than a year later, and Jenkins is no longer with the 'Skins. Drafted by the previous Shanahan regime, Jenkins was unceremoniously cut by Washington after a poor effort in a July training camp practice.
It also appears the Redskins may have more depth at the outside linebacker position, with the addition of rookie Trent Murphy in this year's draft, along with the possible emergence of Adrian Robinson. Now the team also plans to give veteran LB Everette Brown a try-out, further making Jenkins expendable.
Considering the limited impact Jenkins made in 2013 for Washington, one tackle in six games, was cutting him the right move? Is this a way for Jay Gruden to demand maximum effort in his training camp practices? Or should the 'Skins have stuck it out with Jenkins? Too much talent to throw away?
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