Commentary: In free agency, Eagles' best bet at safety is Malcolm Jenkins
Aside from cost, the Eagles are unlikely to pursue free-agent safeties Jairus Byrd and T.J. Ward because neither is an ideal schematic fit. Instead, the best fit may be the Saints' Malcolm Jenkins. The Eagles want versatility on defense and safeties that are interchangeable. That has been the trend in the NFL in recent seasons, but the Seahawks' success with a traditional free and strong safety could have some teams opting to go old-school. The problem with that thinking is that most teams don't have a centerfielder as athletic and instinctive as Earl Thomas or a near-the-box counterpart as fast and physical as Kam Chancellor. "I think the most important job for us as a personnel ...