The talented cover man took a knee to the back from a teammate during the first half against Detroit and never returned. It's unclear if Jenkins will be ready in time for Thursday's game with the Philadelphia Eagles, but the fifth-year defender is not expected to miss much time. He did not practice Monday.
Jenkins has been a phenomenal addition to New York's secondary this season, shutting down top receivers and grading out as the fifth-best cornerback in the NFL, per Pro Football Focus.
Armed with the NFC's fifth seed, New York is zooming toward January boasting one of the game's premier defenses -- if not the league's best. Keeping Jenkins healthy is ultra-critical to Big Blue's burgeoning postseason hopes.