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Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Saints and S Malcolm Jenkins have agreed to terms to rework his contract saving the team $3.4 million.
The string of salary cap maneuvers continues for the Saints as they reworked Andrus Peat and Malcolm Jenkins this morning. These deals mark the sixth salary cap reowrkings for the Saints just this week.
Former Eagles Pro-Bowl S Malcolm Jenkins is headed back to the New Orleans Saints on a four-year deal worth $32M, with $16.25M guaranteed. With performance incentives, Jenkins can make up to $35M on his deal.
A reunion between Jenkins and the Saints. Jenkins, a former first-round selection by New Orleans, played five seasons there before joining Philadelphia in 2014. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton said he regretted letting Jenkins go in 2014, but will be extremely excited to reunite with him in 2020. Jenkins will bring toughness and leadership to the Saints defense.
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins is set to become a free agent as the team announced on Tuesday that it will not exercise 2020 option in his contract.
Jenkins never missed a game in his six years in Philadelphia and helped them win a Super Bowl in 2017. After the 2019 season, he announced that he would not be returning to the team on his current contract. Many assumed that Jenkins and the team would work out either a contract extension or a restructured deal for 2020, but the team has decided to walk away from the veteran safety who turned 32 years old in December.
Malcolm Jenkins racked up eight total tackles (six solo) and a forced fumble during Sunday’s loss to the Vikings.
Jenkins is currently tied for third on the team in total tackles (26) through Week 6. He can be kept on waivers in most leagues.
Malcolm Jenkins finished Sunday’s 24-20 loss with three total tackles and a forced fumble.
Jenkins now has six total tackles and a forced fumble through two games this season. He is worth an add if available in most IDP leagues. In 2018 Jenkins finished with 97 total tackles, one sack, and one interception.