Malcolm Jenkins Returns as Eagles’ Honorary Captain in Week 2!

Six years have passed since the Philadelphia Eagles‘ memorable 2017 Super Bowl journey, and now one of the cherished Eagles players from that era is making a return to Lincoln Financial Field this Thursday. Malcolm Jenkins, a pivotal figure in their championship-winning season, will assume the role of the Eagles’ honorary captain for their Week 2 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

malcolm jenkins returns eagles honorary captain week 2

Jenkins dedicated six seasons to the Eagles, earning three Pro Bowl selections during his tenure. His last NFL appearance was in 2021 as a member of the New Orleans Saints.

Notably, Jenkins played a vital role in the historic 2017 NFC Championship Game between the Eagles and the Vikings. The Eagles delivered a resounding 38-7 victory, etching one of the most iconic moments in Philadelphia sports history, if not the absolute pinnacle.

Recognizing Jenkins’ contributions is well-deserved; he was widely regarded as the heart and soul of the Eagles during that era, and his efforts were instrumental in bringing a triumphant parade down Broad Street.

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