Rapoport: Week 2 game rankings
Week 2 offers a bevy of highly enticing matchups, and Ian Rapoport is here to rank them. Which game claims No. 1? More ...
One source with knowledge of the team's plans explained that Jenkins will come onto the field in a package called "Dime LB." No, the 5-foot-10, 198-pound cornerback won't play linebacker, that's just what the personnel grouping is called.
Jenkins will play inside and cover on passing downs, which still is a departure from what he's used to. As the Cowboys attempt to work him into shape and find a way to use his talents, the idea is to have him play as a hybrid safety/cornerback, a role in which his quickness and ball skills can be exploited.
"He's going to be a big part of us and we're looking forward to getting him back," Ryan said. "Hopefully we get him back on a full-time basis. We're going to move him around and let him do some things that we think he'll be really effective."