EX-EAGLE MALCOLM JENKINS: NFL NEEDS A BUBBLE LIKE THE NBA!

By Sally Fahey

Malcolm Jenkins, now a New Orleans Saint, says the NFL is different from the NBA, which plans to resume its season in a bubble in Florida next month with all its players in quarantine.

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“We have over 2,000 players, even more coaching and staff. We can’t do that,” Jenkins said, pointing out NFL players will be on a trust system where the hope is all players and staff follow proper social distancing guidelines.

“I have parents that I don’t want to get sick,” Jenkins said. “Until we get to the point where we have protocols in place, and until we get to a place as a country where we feel safe doing it, we have to understand that football is a nonessential business, and so we don’t need to do it. And so the risk has to be really eliminated before I would feel comfortable with going back.”

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