Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins believes the team is comfortable with Sam Bradford at quarterback, he said Thursday on NFL Total Access.
“I think everybody – in the locker room at least – is very excited and confident having Sam as our quarterback for this season,” Jenkins told NFL Network’s Lindsay Rhodes. “I think everybody is looking to see what Carson (Wentz) can do, and so far, he’s been playing really well the two weeks he’s been here. We can definitely see that potential in him.
“But I think right now, barring anything crazy or anything changing over the next few months, I think everybody is very comfortable with Sam and looking forward to him falling into that role.”
Jenkins’s comments come in the wake of Bradford making–and later rescinding–a request to be traded after he became disappointed with the Eagles’ quarterback situation following the selection of Wentz in the NFL draft. Bradford then missed the start of Philadelphia’s off-season program before returning to the team for OTAs.
“I think we’re all back to work,” Jenkins said. “He came back in time for OTAs when we were doing football stuff anyways, so really the only thing he missed were a few workouts.”
Bradford signed a two-year, $35 million contract with Philadelphia on March 1.