Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, who has regularly raised his right fist during the national anthem and frequently discusses political and social issues, shared his latest thoughts on President Trump after his team’s 24-21 win over the Giants on Sunday.
“Honestly it’s no different from any troll who’s been coming after me on social media for the past year,” Jenkins said, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano.
Here more thoughts from Jenkins from after the Eagles-Giants game:
After Trump criticized the NFL and players who protest during the national anthem, Jenkins and his teammates linked arms prior to Sunday’s game. A few Eagles players also urged Eagles fans at Lincoln Financial Field to join them. Jenkins tweeted this Sunday morning in an effort to include fans in the team’s pregame demonstration: