PHILADELPHIA (AP) Safety Malcolm Jenkins has agreed to a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Jenkins was about to enter the final season of a three-year, $15 million deal he signed as a free agent in 2014. He now will be with the Eagles through 2020 if he plays out the new contract.
The 28-year-old Jenkins has been one of the more consistent performers on a defense that often struggled under former coach Chip Kelly. Over the past two seasons, Jenkins led the Eagles in tackles (233), passes defensed (29) and interceptions (five).
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Jenkins made the Pro Bowl in 2015 even though the other three starters in Philadelphia's defensive backfield were new. He had 120 tackles last season.
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