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Eagles' Jenkins: NFL owners declined meeting with players

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, one of the founders of The Players Coalition, said the next proposed meeting between the owners and players to discuss social justice initiatives has been canceled.

"The league didn't accept our invitation," Jenkins said Sunday.

NFL players proposed to meet Monday in Philadelphia. Jenkins said the league cited scheduling and logistical issues.

"At this point, the ball is in their court," Jenkins said. "We'll continue to do what we've been doing. Guys are working around the league."

League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Sunday night: "Nothing is set, but the league is eager to continue...