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Former Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins tries out with New York Jets

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver A.J. Jenkins has found some potential interest from the New York Jets. The veteran wideout is joining the team's rookies at a mini-camp this weekend for a tryout, per Dom Cosentino of

Jenkins was recently cut this offseason along with another veteran receiver Donnie Avery, but head coach Andy Reid still spoke highly of Jenkins' talent.

“A.J. is just learning and so, he'll continue to do that and hopefully hooks up with somebody and has that opportunity," said Reid.

Jenkins entered the NFL as the San Francisco 49ers' first round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft at No. 30 overall. He was traded in a rare one-for-one swap with the Chiefs for wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin. It was a classic change of scenery trade that failed to yield meaningful results for either side.

Even so, Jenkins is still only 25-years-old and could find fans with a new regime in place in New York.

Jenkins caught 17 passes for 223 total yards and zero touchdowns in 28 total games with the Chiefs.

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