Originally written on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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It's just another reason DT Cullen Jenkins is becoming one of my fave Eagles...added to his 40 tackles and 5.5 sacks last year...and the Super Bowl ring he wears from the Packers...and the fact he has quietly emerged as the team's veteran leader in the clubhouse.Jenkins was so intent on staying with the Eagles that he didn't mind restructuring his contract Tuesday. "I wanted to be able to retire as an Eagle," Jenkins said in a phone interview. "I'm not one of those types of players to bounce around and get as much as he can get. I like being here. I think it's a great team with a great atmosphere and I wanted to stay here." Jenkins, 31, originally signed a five-year, $30 million contract with the Eagles last July 30. Under the terms of that deal, he was due to receive a $5 million roster bonus on March 13 - the first day of the 2012 league year - and was scheduled to make $2.75 million in base salary. Terms of the restructuring weren't announced Tuesday, but it's likely Jenkins wi...
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