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Five things to know about Saints cornerback Janoris Jenkins

The veteran defensive back joins New Orleans after being claimed off waivers

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  1. Janoris Jenkins is a 31-year-old defensive back out of North Alabama by way of the University of Florida. Jenkins was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
  2. In 2018, Jenkins started 15 games for the New York Giants, recording 70 tackles, two interceptions and one forced fumble.
  3. He started 13 games this season for the Giants, posting 54 tackles and four interceptions.
  4. In Week 4 against the Washington Redskins, Jenkins recorded two interceptions off rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. in the 24-3 win, earning him NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
  5. Jenkins was claimed off waivers by New Orleans, the team announced on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.

Take a look at the newest addition to the New Orleans Saints roster, veteran cornerback Janoris Jenkins

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