Thursday November 12th, 2015

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins played the entire second half of Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys with a concussion, he told reporters on Thursday.

“I kind of had an idea, but my symptoms went away,” Jenkins told NJ.com. “So I kind of kept it to myself.”

Jenkins played 79 snaps, a team high, in the 33–27 overtime victory.

He did not participate in practice on Tuesday or Wednesday as he underwent the NFL's concussion protocol. He returned to practice on Thursday.

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“Looking back on it, I shouldn’t have done (it),” Jenkins later added. “I know the coaching staff and the medical staff wasn’t too happy afterwards. It was ill-advised.”

The Eagles will play the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

- Christopher Chavez

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