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Tony Leonard

(Lincoln Financial Field, on a recent winter morning.  File photo by Jenn Bernstein)

At The Linc, They’re Ready For Snow, THEN Football

Tony Leonard, the Eagles’ director of grounds, says they’ll decide in the morning whether to uncover the field.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 8: A member of the grounds crew uses a blower to clear the yard lines during a game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Lions 34-20. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

When Snow Suddenly Arrives, Linc Grounds Crew Calls An Audible

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.