PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Eagles fever is spreading across the state of Pennsylvania. Governor Tom Wolf made a “sweet” bet with Louisiana Governor Jon Bel Edwards ahead of Sunday’s Eagles-Saints matchup.READ MORE: Temple University Student Samuel Sean Collington Killed In Off-Campus Shooting In North Philadelphia
Governor Wolf tweeted Saturday morning saying he bet a box Philadelphia’s beloved Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets on the Eagles winning.READ MORE: TSA Confiscates Loaded Handgun From Man At Philadelphia International Airport
Governor Bel Edwards bet New Orleans’ specialty Manny Randazzo King Cakes, a Mardi Gras tradition, on the Saints.
“I bet @LouisianaGov Jon Bel Edwards @Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets that the Birds would win. He’s betting New Orleans’ [specialty] king cakes. Looking forward to a sweet win,” read Gov. Wolf’s tweet.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old, Kanye Davis, Shot 8 Times In Deadly North Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say
The Eagles play the Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday at 4:40 p.m.