Philadelphia Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins Snubbed in Pro Bowl Voting

December 24, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's no real surprise Malcolm Jenkins' invitation to the Pro Bowl got lost in the mail. He simply didn't put up the numbers and doesn't possess the reputation of the safeties who were selected.
Yet anybody who's watched the Philadelphia Eagles all season long knows Jenkins has played as well as any safety in the NFL in 2015. In fact, not only has the seventh-year veteran been playing safety at a high level, he's been serving as the defense's primary nickel cornerback, too.
The bottom line is Jenkins got snubbed.
At the end of the day, much of the voting boils down to statistics and reputation. With just two interceptions and seven pass breakups, Jenkins didn't pile up the numbers. And as far as reputation is concerned, his name has never come up in the conversation of the top safeties around the league.
Until this year, that is. Picks aside, Jenkins' body of work is stronger than you might realize. His team-leading 94 tackles is good for eighth among all safeties, w...

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