1. Malcolm Jenkins, S
Eagles’ safety Malcolm Jenkins has been all over the news for the Eagles this week after a former teammate of his had an interesting choice of words aimed towards him. Orlando Scandrick described Jenkins as a “selfish” leader, claiming the veteran safety wouldn’t take the blame for messing up coverages a couple of weeks back against the Vikings.
We’re not here to discuss Jenkins’ leadership, though. Regardless of whether he’s a good leader or not, Jenkins needs to be a better player. Ever since he began donning the midnight green, Jenkins has easily been one of the best players on the entire team.
This season though, he’s standing out more often than not for his mistakes. At the very least, Jenkins has remained healthy, playing all of the defensive snaps still. However, he hasn’t exactly been playing well. Missed tackles, blown coverages, and just overall sloppy play will not cut it. This guy has to lead by example, and his example hasn’t been so great to watch.