METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints turned their attention to defense in the second round of the NFL draft, selecting defensive back Alontae Taylor out of Tennessee on Friday night.
Taylor, 6-foot, 195 pounds, had four interceptions during his time with the Vols, including two last season.
Malcolm Jenkins is retiring after a 13-year NFL career in which he established himself as one of the league’s best all-around safeties, most durable players and leading voices for social justice.
Jenkins helped both the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles win their only Super Bowl and made a major impact off the field as an activist, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — No one can accuse the New Orleans Saints of giving up.
Displaced by a hurricane early in the season and undermined by injuries to key players throughout, New Orleans nearly became the first NFL team to start four quarterbacks and still make the playoffs.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have scratched left tackle Terron Armstead from Monday night's game against the Miami Dolphins.
Armstead's absence leave the Saints without either starting offensive tackle for a second straight game, with right tackle Ryan Ramczyk ruled out because of a positive COVID-19 test as he was trying to come back from his own knee injury.
Both Saints veteran quarterbacks, Taysom Hill and Trevor Siemian, Minnesota star running back Dalvin Cook and Cleveland center JC Tretter, the NFL Players Association president, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
Three-time Pro Bowl safety Malcolm Jenkins spent his bye week building his portfolio.
Jenkins, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Saints and Eagles, became a minority investor in the Premier League’s Burnley Football Club this week after touring historic Turf Moor stadium in England and watching the Clarets play Manchester City last Saturday.
Every week for the past two seasons, NFL players take the field wearing social justice messages on their helmets, and “It Takes All of Us” and “End Racism” are stenciled in the end zones as part of the league’s Inspire Change platform.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It wasn't so long ago that Saints coach Sean Payton was designing and calling some of the most prolific passing offenses the NFL had ever seen.
That was the Saints' identity for most of the past 15 years, when Drew Brees was their quarterback.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Only one brand of football comes to mind when Jameis Winston thinks about the best New Orleans Saints teams of the past.
"Saints football has always been efficiency and physicality up front," he said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor...
For several NFL stars, speaking out against social injustice meant speaking to youngsters about racism...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Malcolm Jenkins sees historically significant opportunities before him with both the contending New Orleans Saints and with a racial justice movement that has gathered burgeoning momentum in recent months...
Some NFL players are raising concerns about playing football amid the coronavirus pandemic while others are ignoring advice of medical experts by working out with teammates...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and others in the wake of George Floyd’s death...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott powered into the Philadelphia secondary and simply ran over safety Malcolm Jenkins...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Redskins are accustomed to the knot in the stomach and the bad news that inevitably hits when a quarterback goes down: Colt McCoy is done for the year with a broken right leg, the same fate as his predecessor, Alex Smith.
On Sunday afternoon, defensive back Malcolm Jenkins made a red-zone interception that could turn out to be a season-saving play for the Eagles. By Monday morning, he had turned his attention to a more serious matter — if such a thing is even possible in the city of Philadelphia.
Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins had to be separated Sunday before the coin toss at Lincoln Financial Field.
The nature of the dispute isn't known, but Reid had called the Players Coalition, which Jenkins runs, an "NFL-funded subversion group" earlier this month.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While the NFL continues discussions with the players' union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression...
NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump...
President Donald Trump withdraws Philadelphia Eagles' White House invitation
WASHINGTON, D. C. - President Donald Trump on Monday continued his spat with National Football League players who have protested during the National Anthem by withdrawing his White House invitation to the Super Bowl winning Philadelphia Eagles football team.
Philadelphia Eagles outstanding safety Malcolm Jenkins realizes what’s at stake in regards to the Philly fans’ enthusiasm surrounding the Super Bowl. The fans want the Eagles to defeat the New England Patriots and bring home their first Super Bowl championship.
I debated back in August whether I was going to join the loosely-led boycott of the NFL in support of Colin Kaepernick and not watch football. It was a debate that lasted about 30 minutes before I reached the conclusion I wasn’t going to be a part of it.
On Tuesday, city leaders and officials gathered to honor Philadelphia Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins at Maison 208 Restaurant in Center City. Jenkins has been a strong voice for NFL players and for citizens, advocating for criminal justice and social reform nationwide.
City leaders gathered to honor Philadelphia Eagles’ safety Malcolm Jenkins. He was recognized for using his platform as a professional athlete to bring attention to social issues impacting citizens in this country.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles' exhibition game Thursday night against Buffalo...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints reserve cornerback Patrick Robinson will miss the rest of the season with a right knee injury, and his spot on the roster has been filled by the re-signing of veteran defensive back Chris Carr, coach Sean Payton said Wednesday.