Lincoln Financial Field
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.
It’s been a long time coming, but the Eagles were finally able to snap a ten-game losing streak at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday.
The Eagles now own sole possession of first place in the NFC East, after a 24-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
94WIP’s Anthony Gargano and Glen Macnow spend the afternoon on Friday at Lincoln Financial Field, trying to bring good luck to the Eagles.
The Eagles are keepers of a well-publicized ten game losing streak at Lincoln Financial Field. It’s been over a calendar year since the Eagles won a home game. Oddsmakers say that’s likely to change.
Some miss Veterans Stadium. That old edifice was a dump. But it had character, they say. It was the world’s largest rat hole, complete with the rats.
Governor Corbett’s conditions for expanding Medicaid were the target of an unusual protest at Sunday’s Eagles game.