According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Michael Jenkins who was due a March roster bonus.
Before having to pay his bonus in March, the Vikings released veteran WR Michael Jenkins.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2013
Jenkins’ cap number was scheduled to be $1.6 million in 2013. After an average season in 2012, it didn’t make sense for the Vikings to hold onto him.