Eagles' Jenkins flips off his former coach Payton
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NEW ORLEANS — Malcolm Jenkins‘ return to the Superdome on Sunday was filled with frustration, which spilled over both during the Philadelphia Eagles‘ 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints and afterward in his postgame comments.
Cameras caught Jenkins giving his former head coach Sean Payton the finger after the Saints went for it on fourth-and-6 early in the fourth quarter with the Saints up by 31 points. Alvin Kamara beat Jenkins on the play for a 37-yard touchdown.
The Eagles’ defense was expected to have issues on Sunday, but no one expected their offense to lay an egg like it did against the Saints.
The 39-year-old Brees is having an extraordinary season, and the Saints are the league’s best team. Put No. 9 at No. 1 in the right-minded MVP standings.
“I’m a competitor. I love Sean to death. I know what type of guy and coach he is. That was more so personal between me and him,” Jenkins told NBC Sports Philadelphia.
“We talked after the game. It’s all good. I know Sean. They’re going to go for it. I was more so upset that it was on