SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, England | Eagles’ Jenkins: Headlines, spotlight won’t stop activism

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, England | Eagles’ Jenkins: Headlines, spotlight won’t stop activism

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, England  — Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins does not believe the heated exchange he had with the Carolina Panthers’ Eric Reid diminishes the impact of his fight for racial and social justice.

Jenkins, the face of the Players’ Coalition, and Reid, a former member, shouted at each other during and after the Eagles’ 21-17 home loss on Sunday.

Reid branded Jenkins a “sellout” after the game and said he “co-opted the movement” started by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick because the group of players has chosen to work with the NFL to further its cause.

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