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LOOK: Eagles safeties are among the best in the league

There is no doubt that, through three games, the Eagles look to have found a very good duo of safeties in Malcolm Jenkins and Walter Thurmond. The Eagles gambled in the offseason when they signed Thurmond and decided to try him out at safety. The gamble has paid off big time and Walter Thurmond has become a ball-hawking safety who is tied for the league lead in interceptions. We...
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Eagles talking points in preparation for Redskins…

From Chip Kelly’s press conference this past Thursday: On safeties Jenkins and Thurmond: Chip Kelly said that the #Eagles “knew what they had with Jenkins and Thurmond in the slot. We wanted to expand other roles in preseason.” On explosive plays (or lack thereof!): “Two years ago we set an NFL record for explosive plays, now no one plays those coverages on us.” On Ced...
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Chip Kelly praises safeties Malcolm Jenkins, Walter Thurmond

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly ruffled some feathers after his team lost their first two games and pointed fingers at the players for lack of execution. However, when it rains it pours, and when the shines the warmth is felt, this time by safeties Malcolm Jenkins and Walter Thurmond, who have turned the position from a weakness in 2104 to a strength in 2015. "I'm pleased...
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Eagles Are Getting Outstanding Safety Play From Jenkins And Thurmond

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles News Secondary Tags: Malcolm JenkinsPhiladelphia EaglesWalter Thurmond The Eagles might be getting the best safety play of any team in the National Football League.  Both Malcolm Jenkins and Walter Thurmond have been playing some outstanding football against both the run and the pass.  If Jenkins had been able to pull down the two passes which...
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Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins zings Rex Ryan in compliment to Jets

The Philadelphia Eagles are in complete free fall mode at 0-2 and in order to avoid an 0-3 start that most certainly would sink their season, the team faces the daunting task of heading to East Rutherford, N.J., to face a red hot, undefeated New York Jets team. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins understands the formidable challenge that faces the team Sunday at MetLife Stadium, one...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Malcolm Jenkins disses Rex Ryan with Jets compliment

The 2-0 Jets, fresh off their impressive upset victory over the Colts, are the current talk of the football world. Ironically, they’re winning without doing any talking, a refreshing change from years past when Rex Ryan was blowing enough hot air to blanket the five boroughs. There’s a correlation there, according to Malcolm Jenkins. The Eagles’ veteran safety, who gets his...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

S Malcolm Jenkins says secondary 'looking forward to shining'

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins didn't hold back his enthusiasm when talking about the prospects of the defensive secondary, or what their expectations are after a problematic 2014 season. “Last year, everyone kind of looked towards me,” Jenkins said, via CSN Philly. “This year, everybody’s making plays and we’re all just really competing against each other...
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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

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

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