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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In spite of Friday’s painful loss for the Eagles there was a bright spot during the game with legendary Eagles player, Brian Dawkins being honored for his legacy on the team.

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At halftime, Brian Dawkins received his Hall of Fame ring.

brian dawkins2 Eagles Legend Brian Dawkins Honored With Hall Of Fame Ring Of Excellence

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Dawkins played 13 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, which earned him a special place in the heart of fans.

He is considered the heart and soul of the defense.

To acknowledge the significant event, the Philadelphia Eagles tweeted a photo of Dawkins proudly displaying his well-earned ring.

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He is one of the most beloved sports figures in Philadelphia history but still has a hard time believing that he is so loved by fans.

“That’s crazy to me,” Dawkins says about the fan appreciation. “That’s a humbling thing for me.”