Lincoln Financial Field
When the Eagles meet the Saints on Saturday evening at Lincoln Financial Field, the stands and the field will be in tip-top shape.
Part of the security strategy for Saturday’s game involves security officers dressed in Saints jerseys and hats.
Tony Leonard, the Eagles’ director of grounds, says they’ll decide in the morning whether to uncover the field.
There will be a game within a game at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday night, when the Eagles host the New Orleans Saints in the wildcard round of the playoffs.
Comcast-Spectacor is canceling the January 4th performance of Disney On Ice at the Wells Fargo Center in order to alleviate traffic congestion and to accommodate fans who wish to watch or attend the Philadelphia Eagles playoff game on Sunday night.
Hundreds of excited Eagles’ fans streamed out of Chickie’s and Pete’s after a close win that sends the Birds to the playoffs for the first time in three years.
Nearly 1,000 fans participated in the 6th annual Philadelphia Eagles blood drive on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Before Sunday’s game, fans were fired up, despite knowing The Eagles have to play the Cowboys next week for the NFC East Championship.
“It’s a wonderful event. It’s an All-American event, and it certainly is America’s game,” said one man who had traveled to Philadelphia from Florida.
It’s Army-Navy weekend and before Saturday’s big game, weather permitting, Navy’s Blue Angels will be flying over the Linc.
Tony Leonard, the Eagles’ director of grounds, says NFL referee Ed Hochuli had outlined his priorities for the grounds crew: keeping the sidelines, end lines, and hash marks cleared.
The wicked winter storm didn’t stop Eagles’ fans from making the trek to the Linc Sunday afternoon.
Mayor Nutter kicked things off by presenting proclamations to the co-captains of each of the service academies.
The Eagles defense swarmed all over the Arizona offense for five sacks and three turnovers, then hung on for the 24-21 victory.
The announcement was made the same day the Eagles received top honors on PETA’s list of the Top Five Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums.