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Giants' Jenkins had Bryant's number in 2016

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 11: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys fumbles the ball as Janoris Jenkins #20 and Keenan Robinson #57 of the New York Giants make the tackle in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on December 11, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

  • Dallas’ Dez Bryant (84.8 season grade, No. 11 WR) and the Giants’ Janoris Jenkins (88.4 season grade, No. 8 CB) were both top-ranked starters at their position in 2016.
  • Jenkins’ dominant Week 14 performance against Dallas earned him the fourth-highest coverage grade of any CB during the 2016 season.
  • Bryant’s combined stats against the Giants in 2016: 2 catches, 18 yards, 1 lost fumble. Bryant’s Week 14 performance was his lowest-graded of the season.
  • With Jenkins in coverage, Bryant saw 1 target in Week 1 and 6 targets in Week 14. The only catch from all 7 targets was subsequently stripped by Jenkins, resulting in a turnover.
  • In fact, two of Bryant’s Week 14 targets were intercepted, one by Jenkins and one by Leon Hall, with Jenkins also in coverage.

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