Eagles sign Malcolm Jenkins to three-year deal, cut Patrick Chung
The Eagles moved quickly in their pursuit of a safety Tuesday when they agreed with Malcolm Jenkins on a three-year deal in the first hour of free agency. The Eagles also re-signed punter Donnie Jones and released safety Patrick Chung. Jenkins, 26, is a former first-round pick with the New Orleans Saints who has started 63 games over the last five seasons. His contract will total $16.25 million with $8.5 million guaranteed, according to a league source. It's the biggest investment in a free-agent safety the Eagles have made since they decided not to retain Brian Dawkins in 2009. Coach Chip Kelly studied Jenkins as he prepared for the Eagles' opening-round playoff loss to the Saints and ...