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Saints Waiving DT John Jenkins

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Saints are placing DT John Jenkins on waivers Tuesday.

Jenkins, 27, is a former third-round pick of the Saints back in 2013. He’s currently in the final year of his four-year, $2.793 million contract and set to make a base salary of $700,000 for the 2016 season.

This year, Jenkins has appeared in seven games for the Saints and recorded 10 tackles and no sacks. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 98 interior defensive lineman out of 119 qualifying players.