Orlando Scandrick must step up

With Mike Jenkins a wild card, Cowboys' slot corner needs to prove his worth

Updated: August 31, 2012, 1:40 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys cannot count on Mike Jenkins.

The cornerback will practice Saturday, having finally been declared healthy after recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, but it's a pipe dream to believe Jenkins needs only a few days to prepare to face the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants.

Even after Jenkins has chipped off eight months of rust, he's a wild card. The Cowboys have to consider any contributions from Jenkins a bonus, as long as ...

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