Cullen Jenkins Tweets Apology to Eagles Fans, Hates Spelling

Cullen Jenkins Tweets Apology to Eagles Fans, Hates Spelling

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@CullenJenkins
Cullen
Jenkins Just wanted to apologize to all you
eagle fans out there. We as players have to step it up. I'm imbarrased
for today.
Nov
28
via Twitter for iPadFavoriteRetweetReply

Not sure where you stand on professional athletes taking to the internet to apologize for brutal losses, but Eagle Cullen Jenkins posted the above on Twitter following Sunday's 38-20 loss to the Patriots.

I am inclined to take the big fella at his word here - even if that word happens to be "imbarrased." Perhaps he's so ashamed of their performance that the word "embarrassed" wasn't quite capturing the full scope of his emotion. Truth be told, Jenkins was one of the few Eagles who didn't embarrass himself on Sunday.

Look, we all make spelling mistakes - especially on Twitter. If nothing
else, and spelling aside, it's nice to know that an actual member of the
team recognizes just how poor of a performance they put out there.

It's not often that a real, honest, unvarnished statement makes its way out of the Eagles organization. It's actually kind of refreshing. I think perhaps I'll have a talk with Enrico about whether you're eligible for the Misconduct Tavern Comment of the Week.

Oh, and Jenkins later recognized the error of his spelling ways and posted this follow up tweet.

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@CullenJenkins
Cullen Jenkins Stall me out. Too many huts to the head lol
Nov 28 via Twitter for iPadFavoriteRetweetReply

Amen to that, Cullen. Here's hoping the Eagles PR flacks don't censor him for his off-message tweets. Lord knows we need all the hard hutting truth we can get. Cullen, I'll gladly stall you out, man.

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Eagles Injury Update: Hicks, Kendricks should be OK; Darby questionable

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Eagles Injury Update: Hicks, Kendricks should be OK; Darby questionable

It's still unclear whether or not the Eagles will have Ronald Darby for Monday night's game, but at least they'll have their linebackers. 

Both Jordan Hicks (calf) and Mychal Kendricks (hamstring) will be OK to play against Washington on Monday night, head coach Doug Pederson said. 

"Both of them will practice today," Pederson said on Saturday morning. "They're both doing well. Just to get a couple extra days of rest. And Mychal has actually practiced all week. Jordan's been the one we've kept out. Both of them will go today and we'll get a better understanding of where they're at but they'll be fine for the game."

Hicks, Kendricks and Darby were the only three Eagles who were limited in Friday's practice. 

Darby (ankle) will be listed as questionable for the game, but earlier in the week Pederson said "stars have to align" for the cornerback to play this week. The 49ers game on Oct. 29 is probably more likely. 

Darby, who dislocated his right ankle in Week 1, returned to practice for the first time this week. 

"[Darby has] looked well. It's just day by day with him," Pederson said. "We'll get through today's practice with him. Obviously, have limited his reps during practice. He is doing well and we'll get through today and tomorrow to make a decision for [the game]."

The Eagles will practice on Saturday at 11:45 a.m. and the injury report will come out later in the afternoon.