Eagles’ Jenkins savors his Pro Bowl berth

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Malcolm Jenkins glanced around the room when the Pro Bowlers first gathered in Hawaii earlier this week. He saw Charles Woodson, Richard Sherman, Adrian Peterson and the other brightest stars in the NFL  It was validation for Jenkins, the Eagles safety who received a Pro Bowl invitation Monday night for the all-star game on Sunday. Each day this season, Jenkins walked through the corridor at the Eagles’ practice facility that is adorned with pictures of the franchise’s all-time Pro Bowlers. He would tap his hand against that wall as a reminder of the goal he had yet to achieve – before this week.

Jenkins said other players have commented how he’s “unique in this league as far as my versatility and ability to play different positions.”

Jenkins took the most snaps in the NFL and played both safety and slot cornerback in the Eagles’ defense.

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“If you’re a fan of football, it’s amazing,” Jenkins said of the Pro Bowl rosters. “And I’m a fan of football. You’ve got the best of the best that are here. And everybody’s hanging out. We’re not in competition with each other. From Julio Jones to Eli Manning to Devonta Freeman . . . all of these huge fantasy football draws are in town.”

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