Malcolm Jenkins Inks Deal with Eagles
Former Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins is now part of the Philadelphia Eagles. According to ESPN Jenkins signed a three year, $16.25 million dollar deal.
Jenkins, was the 14th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft out of Ohio State, has started 63 games in his five-year career. Originally a cornerback, Jenkins made the move to safety in 2010 and has been a difference-maker ever since, also contributing when necessary as a slot cornerback.
Over his career, Jenkins has six interceptions, six forced fumbles, 4.5 sacks and three defensive touchdowns. In 2013, he recorded 68 total tackles in 14 games, adding two interceptions, six passes defended, 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.
Jenkins becomes the third safety on the Eagles roster, joining 2013 fifth-round pick Earl Wolff and first-year player Keelan Johnson.