Jenkins reported to the Eagles' practice facility Monday for mandatory minicamp, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Jenkins was not present for OTAs in May -- likely related to his desire for a new contract -- but his arrival for minicamp indicates he won't be holding out for a new deal. The 31-year-old has two years remaining on the four-year, $35 million extension he signed in 2016, but the spending spree at safety this offseason reset the market for the position. Jenkins has been an unquestioned leader of the defense and had 97 tackles (79 solo), one sack, one interception and three forced fumbles last season.
Jenkins' absence from OTAs may be related to his desire for a new contract, Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Jenkins has two seasons remaining on a four-year, $35 million extension, with base salaries of $8.1 million in 2019 and $7.6 million in 2020. His deal put him near the top of the market for safeties at the time of signing, but the 2019 offseason reset the market with Tyrann Mathieu, Landon Collins and Earl Thomas each getting at least $13.75 million per year and $26.8 million guaranteed, per overthecap.com. While his age likely will keep him out of that price range, the 31-year-old Jenkins hasn't shown any sign of slowing down, coming off a 2018 campaign with 97 tackles (79 solo), eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles and an interception in 16 games. He's played 98.4 percent of defensive snaps since joining the Eagles in 2014, displaying the versatility to play slot cornerback or even dime/nickel linebacker when needed. His absence won't be considered a holdout unless it extends to mandatory minicamp in mid-June.
Jenkins, who racked up 10 tackles (eight solo) in Sunday's 20-14 divisional-round loss to the Saints, finished the regular season with 97 tackles (79 solo), a sack, an interception and eight pass breakups.
While most of those numbers have been fairly standard for the 31-year-old over his past few seasons, the tackle total is a big jump up from the 76 he tallied in 2017 and tied for the team lead with Nigel Bradham. The Ohio State product hasn't missed a game in his five years with Philadelphia and should be locked in as the starting strong safety in 2019.
Jenkins had 12 tackles (nine solo) in Sunday's 30-23 win over the Rams.
Jenkins had two tackles for loss, as the Eagles were able to force three turnovers by the Rams offense. The 30-year-old has now reached double-digit tackles in back-to-back weeks to bring his season tackle total to 88.
Jenkins recorded 11 tackles (nine solo) during Sunday's 29-23 loss to the Cowboys.
Jenkins played all of Philadelphia's 99 defensive snaps, resulting in a season-high performance in single-game tackles. The veteran safety is a solid IDP play heading into a Week 15 tilt against the Rams.
Jenkins had two solo tackles and a sack in Monday's win against Washington.
Jenkins had his lowest tackle output of the season but compensated for it a bit by notching his first sack of the year. The veteran strong safety had 66 tackles (53 solo) with three forced fumbles, a sack and an interception heading into next week's game at Dallas.
Jenkins had six tackles (five solo), an interception and a forced fumble in Sunday's win over the Giants.
Jenkins showed up as a playmaker late in the second quarter as he jarred the ball loose from Bennie Fowler -- unfortunately the ball bounced out-of-bounds before being recovered. He took a field-goal attempt away two plays later when he recorded the interception. The 30-year-old has 64 tackles (51 solo), three forced fumbles and an interception through 11 games, and has another divisional matchup with the Redskins next week.
Jenkins recorded nine tackles (seven solo) in Sunday's 48-7 loss to the Saints.
Jenkins -- along with Corey Graham -- led the Eagles with nine tackles, which marked a season high for the 10-year pro. He has 16 tackles over the past two weeks and will look to keep it going against the Giants on Sunday.
Jenkins was a full participant at Wednesday's practice despite a wrist injury, Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Jenkins was a late addition to the injury report, but his full participation should quell any major concerns. The 30-year-old was sporting a wrap/light cast on his right wrist Wednesday, but the injury shouldn't affect his availability for Sunday's game at New Orleans.
Jenkins (thumb) was a full participant during the Eagles' offseason program, Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com reports.
Jenkins underwent surgery on one of his thumbs in March, but the procedure was never expected to keep him sidelined for long. The veteran safety will open training camp as the leader of the Eagles secondary after averaging 84 tackles and 10 pass breakups in his four seasons since arriving in Philadelphia.
Jenkins recently underwent a procedure to repair ligaments in his left thumb, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.
Jenkins described the procedure as "offseason maintenance." He should be fine for offseason workouts next month.
Jenkins finished the 2017 regular season with 76 tackles (63 solo), a sack, two interceptions and eight passes defensed across 16 games.
Jenkins played all 16 games for the fourth consecutive year. Perhaps this longevity helped get him elected to his second Pro Bowl because, statistically speaking, he virtually repeated his 2016 season. The only major difference was his failure to score a defensive touchdown, marking just the second of eight pro seasons in which he has failed to find the end zone. He is now on the wrong side of 30 and has limited upside in IDP leagues.
Jenkins picked up nine tackles (four solo) in the Eagles' 34-29 victory over the Giants on Sunday.
Jenkins' tackle total marked his highest since Week 7 and second biggest total of the season. The 29-year-old strong safety was one of three Eagles defenders to participate in all 88 defensive snaps. He figures to be in line for another heavy workload in the Eagles' Week 16 matchup against the Raiders, as the team hopes to lock up home field advantage for the playoffs.
Jenkins had two tackles in Sunday's win over Dallas.
Jenkins finishes the season with 72 tackles, 1.0 sack and nine passes defensed, including three interceptions in 16 games played. His numbers are down on the whole from last season, but he did manage to play in a team-high 99.9 percent the Eagles defensive snaps.
Jenkins (hamstring) returned to practice Saturday, Zach Berman of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Jenkins had been dealing with a hamstring injury, and the Eagles chose to play it safe and sit the safety for the team's first preseason game. His return to practice signifies that Jenkins injury has at least mostly faded. Expect Jenkins to be ready for Week 1 as one of the best IDP options on the Eagles' roster.
Jenkins (hamstring) will not play in Thursday's preseason matchup with the Buccaneers.
Jenkins has been out of practice for a week now, after suffering a hamstring injury last Thursday. He'll be held out of the team's preseason opener, but isn't expected to see a lengthy absence, so a return to practice in the near future isn't out of the question. Chris Maragos is expected to take his spot in the starting lineup for the time being.
Jenkins missed Monday's practice due to a hamstring injury, Matt Lombardo of NJ.com reports.
Jenkins went down with the injury last Thursday during practice and has not taken the field since. With Monday the team's last full practice session before the Thursday's preseason opener, the 28-year-old safety may be in danger of missing the contest.
Jenkins has signed a new five-year contract with the Eagles.
Jenkins' new deal will keep him in Philadelphia through the 2020 season. After joining the Eagles in 2014, Jenkins has gone on to lead the NFL in snaps played over the past two seasons, registering 109 tackles, 10 passes defensed and three forced fumbles this past year. Those lofty numbers earned Jenkins his first Pro Bowl selection, and now a long-term deal to solidify his future.
Eagles free safety Malcolm Jenkins, whose thievery has resulted in one interception in each of the last three games, has earned the praise of Chip Kelly.
"We've said since day one, (he) can play anywhere," Kelly told Eagles Insider. "He's been unbelievable since he arrived here."
Jenkins has shown off his range this season. Each of his picks have been snagged on a different part of the field. The veteran has more interceptions in four games this year than he has in any of his five previous full seasons.
Among the six players on the injury report for the Eagles defense in Week 3 against Washington, only defensive back Earl Wolff (knee) was forced to sit out.
Defensive lineman Fletcher Cox (back) is in uniform, along with defensive backs Cary Williams (hamstring), Jaylen Watkins (hamstring), Malcolm Jenkins (shoulder) and Nolan Carroll (elbow).
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