NFL East Notes: Malcolm Jenkins, Eagles, Redskins

     

Malcolm Jenkins

  • According to Jeff McLane of The Inquirer, Eagles’ veteran S Malcolm Jenkins has not attended the team’s voluntary activities and is working out at “unspecified” facilities around Philadelphia. 
  • McLane writes that it is “unclear” why Jenkins has been absent but points out that it does “raise concern” that Jenkins may want to restructure his contract. 
  • McLane also reports that Jenkins and his representation declined to be interviewed. 
  • McLane adds that the Eagles typically don’t add “new money” to contracts while Jenkins is only two years into his four-year contract. 
  • Should Jenkins demand more guaranteed money, McLane mentions that the Eagles could create cap space by restructuring the final two years of his deal, which is $11,387,000 in 2019 and $10,887,000 for 2020. 

Eagles

With the compensatory pick formula deadline near, Mike Kaye of NJ.com takes a look at the top-five free agents the Eagles should consider including:

  1. DE Ezekiel Ansah
  2. DE Derrick Morgan
  3. G Andy Levitre
  4. OL Jeff Allen
  5. RB Corey Grant

Redskins

  • Aaron Wilson reports that Georgia Tech LS Zach Roberts has been invited to try out during the Redskins rookie minicamp this week. 

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