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Free safety Malcolm Jenkins explains challenge of Philadelphia Eagles' pace

PHILADELPHIA -- Yogi Berra once proclaimed that "baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical." Since arriving in Philadelphia, free safety Malcolm Jenkins can relate. With their fast-paced offense under head coach Chip Kelly, the Eagles have posted the lowest time of possession in the NFL for the past two seasons. That has placed a greater strain on the defense...
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Walter Thurmond emerges as Eagles' second starting safety

When the Philadelphia Eagles opened spring practices, it came as a bit of a surprise to see Walter Thurmond lined up at safety. Thurmond had played slot cornerback his entire NFL career, but the Eagles envisioned a different plan for him.Just a few days into spring practices, Thurmond was upgrade to the first team defense at safety, and he never looked back. Last Saturday during...
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Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins would also target QBs on zone-read

A lot of buzz has generated from Baltimore Ravens' linebacker Terrell Suggs' decision to take out Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford when he didn't have the football after handing it off on a zone-read option play.On Monday, an Eagles player chimed in on the situation with what he would do if he was placed in Suggs' position during the play.“If I take myself out of an...
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Philadelphia Eagles DB Malcolm Jenkins Pranks DeMarco Murray For Sitting Out Of Practice

After sending LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills the Philadelphia Eagles needed to find another marquee running back, and managed to do so by luring DeMarco Murray away from the Dallas Cowboys. After leading the league in rushing he thought he was worth more than the Cowboys were willing to pay him.Many Dallas fans were not sad to see him go because he has been injury prone throughout...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Malcolm Jenkins’ leadership already paying off for Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles secondary in 2013 was a mess, lacking identity, leadership, and aside from improved play from cornerback Brandon Boykins, they struggled to hold their own. Early on in training camp, recently signed free agent Malcom Jenkins is already showing his worth. Jenkins signed a three year/ $16.25 million deal to come in and replace the void left by former safety...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Malcolm Jenkins Pranks Twitter Followers With Mother’s Day Joke (Photo)

Mother’s Day is usually the occasion to pay our respects to the mothers and wives that play a special role in our lives. Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins took to social media to do so on Sunday, but not before having a little fun with his Twitter followers. Early Sunday morning, Jenkins sent out a tweet wishing a happy Mother’s Day to his “5 beautiful baby mammas...
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Eagle Malcolm Jenkins takes shot at Cowboys' defense

Malcolm Jenkins may be new to the NFC East, but he's got the rivalry aspect down pat. During an appearance on NFL Network, Jenkins, who signed a three-year contract with the Eagles last month, touched on his new divisional opponents. The veteran safety's comments were relatively benign; he questioned Robert Griffin III's durability and the Giants' ability to protect Eli Manning...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Much Like Eagles Defense, Malcolm Jenkins Is Work In Progress

Malcolm Jenkins not only falls in line with the Eagles recent free-agent philosophy, but has plenty in common with the team's defense as a whole. (Image via They say Rome wasn't built in a day, and the Eagles defense hasn't been neither.  Undergoing wholesale changes a year ago as first-year coordinator Billy Davis Jr scrapped the team's long-running 4-3 scheme for a...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Defense season in review

Sean Payton returning to the New Orleans Saints was one of the most important factors in the Saints’ turnaround from a season ago. However, the hiring of Rob Ryan might have been the most dynamic additions to this Saints’ team. Ryan managed to take a defense that was the worst in NFL history and turn it into a top five defense. What made this feat even more impressive was the...
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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