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Michael Jenkins: Named Starter by Falcons

Posted on September 1, 2008 at 2:40 PM


Jenkins was officially named the Falcons' No. 2 receiver over Laurent Robinson Monday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.


The decision was mostly made based on the fact that Jenkins is a much better blocker than Robinson, but he also has a bit more size and is developing the ability to catch passes in traffic. Robinson may split time with Harry Douglas out of the slot, but more importantly, Jenkins' draft stock raises with this roster move.

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