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Eagles join legion of NFL players calling for league to settle unresolved COVID-19 issues

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NFLPA believes there’s work to do before training camp starts.

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The NFL recently reiterated that training camps are officially scheduled to fully begin next week but the league’s players clearly aren’t 100% on board. The NFL Players Association launched a #WeWantToPlay social media movement on Sunday morning with some of the world’s biggest football stars calling to settle unresolved issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Carson Wentz was among Philadelphia Eagles players who chimed in on Twitter. He was joined by several other key starters:

Earlier this month, Malik Jackson posted a message saying that it’s “unacceptable and utterly disrespectful for the owners to have set a camp start date of July 28, 2020 with no safety/ financial guarantee agreed upon for us as players.” A number of Eagles and NFL players endorsed Jackson’s message by liking on his Instagram post.

Speaking of endorsements, the following NFL players were retweeted by various members of the Eagles earlier today. Lots of key names in this group:

The NFL and NFLPA have work to do as the clock is ticking.