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As Eagles QB Headed Off the Field, Unexpected Chaos

Fans fall after railing gives way at FedExField, but no one is seriously hurt

(Newser) - The Eagles fans have landed, quite literally. More specifically, a railing collapsed and they spilled onto the ground after their team won against the Washington Football Team at Maryland's FedExField on Sunday. The incident occurred just as Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts was heading off the field, reports the Washington ...

Watching Football With Mannings a Hit for ESPN

Super Bowl champ brothers drew almost 2M viewers

(Newser) - Some football fans need complete silence to enjoy the game. But for the people who think spending Sunday on the couch with friends and family hollering at the TV is perfect, the Manning brothers on ESPN2 was a delight. Peyton and Eli Manning, both two-time Super Bowl champions, watched the...

How Tough Are Philly Fans? Fake Crowd Noise Is a Sign

When QB Carson Wentz threw interceptions, he exited field to boos on TV audio

(Newser) - When Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz threw two interceptions on Sunday, TV viewers heard a chorus of boos rain down from the hometown fans as he walked to the sidelines both times. That part isn't unusual because Philly fans are notoriously tough, even on their own players. The weird...

Eagles Star Sorry for Anti-Semitic 'Hitler Quote'

'I really didn’t realize what this passage was saying,' DeSean Jackson says

(Newser) - Eagles star DeSean Jackson has apologized for sharing a deeply anti-Semitic quote that he thought was from Adolf Hitler. In an Instagram post Monday, the wide receiver posted a photo of highlighted text "detailing a conspiracy theory about a Jewish plot to oppress African Americans," as NBC News...

The Mad Eagles Fan Who Went Viral? He's a Penn Dean

Eric Furda was shown on TV yelling in anger during Sunday's game

(Newser) - Philadelphia sports fans are known to be pretty ruthless at times, and an angry Eagles fan shown on screen for a few seconds during Sunday's broadcast of the Birds' loss to the Detroit Lions was certainly no exception—and after the clip went viral, some were surprised to find...

Amid Trump Drama, Fox News Apologizes Over Eagles Photos

Fox showed 'unrelated' pictures of Eagles kneeling; players were praying

(Newser) - During a segment Monday night about President Trump canceling the Philadelphia Eagles' appearance at the White House that had been planned for Tuesday, Fox News showed images of the football team's players kneeling in the background of Shannon Bream's narration. Bream noted that Trump said the cancellation was...

Trump: Super Bowl Champs Disinvited to White House

He calls off Eagles visit, cites anthem issue after fewer than 10 players agree to come

(Newser) - This year's Super Bowl champs will not be visiting the White House as planned on Tuesday—and President Trump says it is because of the NFL national anthem controversy. "The Philadelphia Eagles Football Team was invited to the White House," Trump tweeted on Monday. "Unfortunately, only...

Summer Tweet on Eagles Will Be Pricey for Bud Light

Company will give every adult at city's parade a free beer

(Newser) - Every adult who attends Philadelphia's parade for the Super Bowl champ Eagles can crack open a Bud Light if they'd like. The company will honor a pledge it made over the summer to that effect, when the odds of a Philly championship were long indeed, reports ESPN . It...

Philly Goes Wild After First Super Bowl Win
Philly Goes Wild After
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Philly Goes Wild After First Super Bowl Win

'I was hoping they would do it before I died, and they did it'

(Newser) - The rain and hail that pelted Philadelphia for much of the day dissipated just as people across the city spilled out of sports bars, apartments, and houses. They all had one destination: Broad Street. It was time for a celebration 58 years in the making. On Sunday night, just as...

The Underdogs Do It: Eagles Defeat Patriots
The Underdogs Do It:
Eagles Defeat Patriots
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The Underdogs Do It: Eagles Defeat Patriots

Philadelphia holds off Patriots 41-33

(Newser) - The underdog Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots Sunday to win Super Bowl LII in a wildly entertaining game. This time, there were no last-minute heroics for Tom Brady, who nonetheless threw for more than 400 yards. With his team trailing 38-33 with a little more than 2 minutes...

Gutsy Call Has Eagles Up by 10 at Half
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Super Bowl Touchdowns
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Watch One of the Craziest Super Bowl Touchdowns

Quarterback Nick Foles catches a TD pass

(Newser) - The Eagles went into the half with a 22-12 Super Bowl lead thanks to a brave play call. Quarterback Nick Foles caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from tight end Trey Burton on fourth down late in the second quarter. Watch it here . The odd TD came after Tom Brady dropped...

Coldest Super Bowl Ever? Getting Ready for the Big Game

Halftime rumors addressed on Prince and Janet Jackson

(Newser) - As fans are warming up for the Super Bowl LII matchup between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, weather pundits are warning those watching the game in person to get literally warmed up, as it's looking to possibly be the coldest Super Bowl in history, per USA Today ...

Dad Posts Viral Video of His Favorite Groggy Eagles Fan

Team is 'like my sisters,' says daughter Haley Parks as she's coming out of anesthesia

(Newser) - Two million views and counting. Thanks, Dad. When a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan woke up groggy from recent dental surgery, she had one big fear: "Did I miss the Super Bowl?!?" Haley Parks' father posted a video on Facebook this week showing her coming out of anesthesia after...

'Oh Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy!' Bus Driver Gets Best Surprise Ever

NJ community raises money to send Eagles fan Gary Kelmer to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis

(Newser) - When you get an amazing school bus driver, you treat him or her like gold—or, in the case of a New Jersey community, you buy him tickets to watch his favorite team play in Super Bowl LII. The AP reports on the obsession Gary Kelmer has for the Philadelphia...

'Crisco Cops' Grease Light Poles Ahead of NFL Game

Philadelphia city workers are on the case

(Newser) - Football fans who react to big playoff games by climbing light poles should probably stay away from Philadelphia today. That's because a crew of city workers calling themselves the "Crisco Cops" spent the morning slathering poles throughout the city in grease to prevent fans from climbing them after...

Builders Race to Save NFL's Eagles From Billy Penn Jinx

If Eagles are to stay in 1st place, Philadelphia's founder must be appeased

(Newser) - Superstitious construction workers have placed a small statue of Philadelphia's founder atop the city's newest skyscraper in an effort to save the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles from a fabled jinx, the AP reports. According to Philly.com, the William Penn figurine was affixed to the Comcast tower's highest...

Philadelphia Eagles Fan Gets Last Laugh With Obituary

Asks for 8 members of team to carry casket to 'let him down one last time'

(Newser) - A New Jersey man took a parting shot at the Philadelphia Eagles in his obituary, the AP reports. Jeffrey Riegel, 56, died last Friday. Before his death, the Port Republic man promised friends a funny message in his obituary. The longtime Eagles fan's obituary asked for Riegel "to...

Sources: Tebow to Join Eagles
 Sources: Tebow to Join Eagles 

Sources: Tebow to Join Eagles

Insiders say he'll sign one-year contract

(Newser) - It's Tebow Time in the City of Brotherly Love. Tim Tebow is expected to sign a one-year contract with the Eagles today, according to three people familiar with the deal. The people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the contract hasn't been finalized. Tebow hasn'...

Winter Weather Hits ... Just About Everywhere in US

Philadelphia gets a record 8 inches

(Newser) - It's not often the whole US feels serious winter weather at once—but that's what's happened over the past few days, meteorologists say. "This literally spreads across the entire US, and we're 12 days from the official start of winter," one tells CNN . Yesterday,...

Eagles Player Leaves Team (for Now) After Racial Slur

Riley Cooper caught on video dropping n-word

(Newser) - The NFL's latest player trouble has resulted in Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper taking a leave of absence from the team after he was caught on video using the n-word, reports ESPN . "The best thing for me, and for the team, is to step away for a period...

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