This afternoon, news broke that a dead body had been found at the New Jersey home of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins. Police are investigating it as a homicide.
Jenkins has reportedly spent his time in Florida recently and was not at his home. However, he has some explaining to do it seems.
An earlier report from ESPN's Dianna Russini said a man claiming to be Jenkins' brother got off a plane at Newark Airport headed to Fort Lauderdale last night. The man was allegedly headed to meet up with Jenkins in Florida but was afraid to fly.
The latest news courtesy of NFL Network's Mike Garafolo is that police are investigating a potential strangulation/suffocation as the cause of death.
Jenkins is headed into his third season with the Giants. He started 15 games in 2016 and made the Pro Bowl, intercepting three passes.
Last year, Jenkins missed six games due to injury and another due to a suspension for a violation of team rules. When he did play, he recorded a pair of pick-sixes but did not match his overall level of play from two years ago.
Now, Jenkins has a little bit more on his plate than just football.
More details to come.