All Eagles Players Are Present for Mandatory Minicamp

Malcolm Jenkins pro bowl
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No drama at minicamp this year.

All Eagles players are present and accounted for as the first session begins this afternoon. That includes Malcolm Jenkins, who was believed to be sitting out due to a contract dispute.

Here’s what Doug Pederson said about Jenkins a short time ago:

“You know, the offseason program is voluntary. He never once said he was holding out, I don’t believe. It’s no different than Jason Peters, Lane Johnson, Alshon (Jeffery). These guys are veteran players and they understand what it takes to get ready. They’ve played a long time and they’re Pro Bowl-type players. I’m not worried about Malcolm or any of those guys I mentioned coming in and being ready to go.”

And this was posted to Twitter by Jenkins earlier this morning:

A few more notes and some video after the jump:

  • Miles Sanders will continue to sit out with his hamstring injury
  • Doug is open to DeSean Jackson returning punts, but didn’t have much to say about how frequently it may happen
  • Jason Peters “looks good, feels good”
  • the departure of Joe Douglas does not change anything for Pederson in “day to day” operation
  • can’t put a time frame on Brandon Brooks’ return
  • nice to address Carson Wentz contract situation so he doesn’t have to answer questions about it anymore

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3 Comments

  • Kink-shaming in 2019 June 11, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    The team this year is pretty stacked. Hopefully they can play Kessler and bench Andy Dalton 2: Evangelic Boogaloo. When they benched him last year, the team instantly improved.

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  • Carson Wentz's Gimpy Leg...and Bad Back and inflated wallet. June 11, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    If the Redskins new QB is any good Eagles go 4-2 in the division and miss the playoffs with an 8-8 record.

    If the Redskins QB is a trainwreck like every other Redskins QB since Theisman, Eagles go 5-1 in division and make playoffs with a 9-7 record.

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  • Jimmy the Greek June 11, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    I thought Malcolm Jenkins would be leading a protest against Whitey

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