Jenkins says teams who passed on him are “gonna pay”

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The Rams ended the slide of cornerback Janoris Jenkins by selecting him with the 39th pick in the 2012 draft.  And even though Jenkins realizes that off-field issues made him slide, Jenkins will have a chip on his shoulder.

“I know my off the field issue was a factor,” Jenkins told SiriusXM NFL Radio.  “But, you know, my past is my past, I put that behind me.  And everybody that skipped over me, they just gonna pay for it.”

Jenkins vows that he’ll be different at the NFL level.  “When they get to know me, once you guys get to know me, I’m gonna be a role model for the kids outside of football,” Jenkins said.  “Y’all are gonna realize that I’m not a bad person, I just made a few mistakes and I learned from them.  And y’all are also getting a great football player that’s gonna buy into the program.”

Some regarded Jenkins as the best cover corner in the draft.  He’ll now get a chance to prove it.

103 responses to “Jenkins says teams who passed on him are “gonna pay”

  1. “And everybody that skipped over me, they just gonna pay for it.”

    NFL teams better avoid any bar fights with him.

  2. And if you don’t change your ways, attitude and lifestyle, you’re gonna pay. Take this opportunity to make yourself a better man and prove your critics wrong with action and not talk.

  3. Wish you the best of luck BUT you play for the Rams. We may never hear from you again in that black hole of a horrible franchise.

  4. Yawn … no Jeff Fisher team is ever able to make anyone “pay.” Have fun in obscurity. Smoke up.

    PS “Janoris” is not a real name.

  5. Jenkins says he’ll be at a different level in the NFL. No s#£t Sherlock. More money, more fame, more ego, more chances.
    Let the inevitable begin. Good luck Rams, you are gunna need it.

  6. Technically, the Rams passed on him. But yes, I imagine they’ll pay for this pick someday too.

  7. “They just gonna pay for it.” Clearly, in challenging every single NFL team, Janoris Jenkins got too excited to fully grasp the English language. Hopefully his signing bonus is Rosetta Stone software.

  8. I know everyone will be ripping him, but I think he is the real deal and a great pick. Rams are going to be a completely different team this year and will be highly competitive. They lost a lot of close games last year, they aren’t as bad as everyone thinks.

    (They have like 5 fans on PFT so someone has to prop them up.)

  9. If he wants to get technical, you could argue that the team that picked him also passed on him. I think they call this “foreshadowing”.

  10. “And everybody that skipped over me, they just gonna pay for it.”

    Uh, the Rams picked you 39th. They passed on you. Twice.

    I bet they WILL pay for it.

  11. I wonder if Fisher pulls some of his old magic and makes him a top cover guy. They both have passion and Fisher was a CB too.

  12. they mentioned fisher has experience with this type player as he drafted pac-man jones. how did that work out for you jeff?

  13. nineroutsider says:
    Apr 27, 2012 9:44 PM

    I know everyone will be ripping him, but I think he is the real deal and a great pick. Rams are going to be a completely different team this year and will be highly competitive. They lost a lot of close games last year, they aren’t as bad as everyone thinks.

    (They have like 5 fans on PFT so someone has to prop them up.)
    ______________

    And for that sir, we thank you!

  14. its always interesting to hear from the fine upstanding citizens of the anonymous internet community spewing negatives from their keyboards.

    Good luck kid. A rare few of us believe in redemption until we are otherwise proven wrong.

  15. 3 years in the league, just imagine his arrest record. Hopefully not, the kid has a lot of tallent. Don’t waste it Jenoris. You have an oppurtunity to be something more. Don’t be a Pac-Man.

  16. Gonna Pay? You better get used to those two words with 4 kids by three women. Sorry sucka. That signing bonus is going to be cut down to a $100 Olive Garden gift card faster than you can say “Baby Mamma Drama!”

  17. I agree, he is a steal in the draft. I will give him the benefit of the doubt. I think the Rams have had a solid draft so far. They will be a team to watch out for that’s for sure.

  18. And by role model for the kids he means hanging out with skeezas, drinking copious amounts of alcohol and driving when he pleases. This also includes having intercourses with the maximum amount of women time and space permits, and most of these women of course will be skeezas.

  19. Whenever someone tells the world that they are a great person, when their own history is what caused them to fall, you can rest assured they still don’t get it.

    Janoris, have you not read this scripture?

    “There is none good, NOT ONE.”

  20. redguy12588 says:
    Apr 27, 2012 9:36 PM
    So everyone is gonna pay? Seeing as how every team passed on you.
    ———————————————————————————————————————————————— not the saints! so he’s gonna just let them scored right? you bet he will, or be taken out! lmao

  21. “I’m gonna make them pay for not drafting me”. Also said by Vince Young after he was overlooked in the draft. How’d that turn out? What next…the Rams are “building a Dream Team”?

  22. The teams that passed on you are gonna pay. So, Oakland, Atlanta and New Orleans – you’re gonna go easy on them?

  23. He doesn’t have a chip on his shoulder, he has a joint on his shoulder. And, as far as his comments go, hey, the guy’s just being “blunt”.

  24. Instead of being thankful a team took a chance on him, he just runs his mouth. It’s sad losers like this make money because they can run fast and jump high.

  25. I agree with jeziyo247 comments. Action speaks louder than words. Stay away from the camera’s and focus on your promise.

  26. Janitoris needs an agent who will tell him that threatening teams that thought he was unstable in the first place is not a smart way to improve your reputation let alone help in contract negotiations

  27. There are so many cliches to throw out here involving players, or I mean, playaz’ who talk trash before they’ve even stepped on an NFL field or before they’ve received their first REAL paycheck. We will see if this kid has what it takes to stay focused off the field (as he implies) but if I’m a betting man, I’m betting he shows his true colors sooner than later and ends up being a waste of great physical talent. Book it.

  28. “I’m gonna be a role model for the kids outside of football,” Jenkins said.

    ————————————————–

    You know, like that Peyton Manning / United Way skit on SNL…except for real.

  29. “Hi Janoris, I’m Tom Brady. Nice to meet you. I’m the future first-ballot Hall-0f-Famer who’s gonna torch you and the rest of your defensive mates for 378 yards and 4 TDs in London.”

  30. This guy is amazing. Consistently shut down julio jones and aj green in college. If he stays out of trouble he will dominate. And it isnt like he isnt the same as half of the players in the nfl, a billion baby mommas. Get over it you herbs. I hope he puts a bounty on every receiver he covers.

  31. i believe him. he’s going to be really good and he’s going to embarrass a lot of people. i wish the lions took him.

  32. last time i heard that statement it was ebon britton who said it…oh yeah and he hasn’t been heard from since.
    this attitude is obviously why teams passed on him – and only one team will be sorry – the rams

  33. It isn’t like PFT didn’t jump on this “good for business” bandwagon! You gave two headlines to a guy who probably can’t use “Chip,” and “Shoulder” in the same sentence w/o cue cards!

  34. “Gonna pay?” Why do these guys have to carry around that gangsta mentality?

    Perfect guy for Jerry Springer……

  35. Guess he’ll have to back it up on the field, we know he can perform off the field. Hope he doesn’t run into Ricky Williams now that he’s retired i’m sure the smoke is flying…Cheech & Choong time…instead of puff,puff pass it will be its all mine i ain’t passing Sh*t…lol

  36. St. Louis has the best fans in the world. He will get a second chance like everyone deserves and be a shut down corner and start his new life off the field with very supportive fans. I see JJ being a huge success on and off of the field.

  37. whatever anyone wants to say about jenkins, no one can deny that IF he CAN stay out of trouble he is going to be a BALLER. kid is a shutdown corner, just ask A.J. Green and Julio Jones if they want a piece of him…

  38. lewjr says:
    Apr 27, 2012 10:00 PM
    its always interesting to hear from the fine upstanding citizens of the anonymous internet community spewing negatives from their keyboards.

    Good luck kid. A rare few of us believe in redemption until we are otherwise proven wrong.

    ————————————————

    And how many times have you been proven wrong with this kid so far?
    Arrested three times and then admitted to keep up with his partying ways at North Alabama…

    So, how many chances do we give him before we turn skeptical?

  39. tthor777 says:

    St. Louis has the best fans in the world. He will get a second chance like everyone deserves and be a shut down corner and start his new life off the field with very supportive fans. I see JJ being a huge success on and off of the field.
    ——————————————————
    jluns275 says:

    Are you really quite sure about that?
    You sound as if maybe you just smoked a bowl with him.

  40. He starts with “And everybody that skipped over me, they just gonna pay for it.”

    And then goes to “When they get to know me, once you guys get to know me, I’m gonna be a role model for the kids outside of football,”

    A role model, huh? Good luck with that.

  41. jebdamone says:

    whatever anyone wants to say about jenkins, no one can deny that IF he CAN stay out of trouble he is going to be a BALLER. kid is a shutdown corner, just ask A.J. Green and Julio Jones if they want a piece of him…

    —————————————————

    jluns275 says:

    To put this in language you can understand-they won’t fear him or be intimidated by him IF he CANnot stay out of trouble & is constantly suspended &/or in jail.
    It’s not that people don’t think he deserves a fresh start, it’s that he’s not trying to make a fresh start.
    He still doesn’t sound as if he feels accountable for his actions, thus he’s most likely doomed to repeat them (or worse).
    As for all your ifs, ifs, ifs, I’d like to suggest an exercise for you:
    “IF” in one hand & “S?%T” in the other. See which one fills up first.

  42. Sorry you didn’t get an education. Sorry you didn’t learn about birth control. Sorry your mother gave you a stupid name. Sorry all those teams misjudged you during the draft. Did I leave anything out you might want to blame everyone else for?

  43. Ah I’ll be feeling much more satisfied once the season starts and everyone finds out how great he is. Wish he never left Florida.

  44. kennypowersays says: Apr 28, 2012 11:20 AM

    Sorry you didn’t get an education. Sorry you didn’t learn about birth control. Sorry your mother gave you a stupid name.

    If things don’t work out for him in the NFL he can just change his name to Janitor Jenkins and get a job with the local school district.

  45. I wish him well…..the same thing was said about JIMMY SMITH when the Ravens took him last year in the draft. He’s adjusted well. Of course when you have to answer to RAY LEWIS…..lol that changes everything!!

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