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Will upgrades at the Linc put Philadelphia in contention as a Super Bowl host?
The Philadelphia Eagles announced over the weekend a that Lincoln Financial Field would undergo a Stadium Revitalization Project over the next two years intended to enhance the fan experience at games.
Included in the project, which will conclude prior to the start of the 2014 season, includes Wi-FI (whoo hoo!), an additional 7,000 seats, 2 additional HD video boards, bridges connecting the upper levels of the stadium and imagery to connect great moments and players of the team, including 34 murals placed along the upper and main concourses. The project will total $125 million.
Of the planned improvements, team owner Jeffrey Lurie said,
“This is an exciting and new era for the Philadelphia Eagles. Just watching the new HD boards will be fun as the game will be captured in a powerful way for fans. And celebrating players and pivotal moments in games is a wonderful way to showcase the Eagles proud history ...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback may have a good reason for asking a starter to be named, he’s not winning the QB competition.
Reports are fellow QB Nick Foles has been better, showing a good command of the offense, so that could be the root cause for his comments.
Either way, Vick isn’t making many friends in the Philly media as headlines such as: "Vick still doesn&...
A lot of moving parts, a very fluid picture... but if you had to paint a portrait of the post-minicamp Eagles in 1st and 2nd-team colors, it might look like this:
1) Michael Vick
1a) Nick Foles
3) Matt Barkley
1) LeSean McCoy
2) Bryce Brown
1) Brent Celek
2) James Casey
2a) Zach Ertz
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We're certainly hearing a lot from Michael Vick as of late.
Vick spoke to Howard Eskin of WIP in Philadelphia to celar a few things up, mainly about him wanting to head coach Chip Kelly to name a starting QB before training camp. Pro Football Talk brought o our attention that Vick apparently sid in passing that he's “got a couple more years left.”
A curious statement...
During this slow time of year, PFT generated some buzz last week regarding what great Philadelphia Eagles players of all time belonged on their “Mount Rushmore.” The fans who voted selected Reggie White, Brian Dawkins, Chuck Bednarik and Randall Cunningham as the four Eagles who should have their faces immortalized in rock on the mountain side. They almost got it right as...
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced a stadium renovation plan for Lincoln Financial Field. It will take two years and cost $125 million.
Interesting to note, out of all the 1st and 2nd year talent coming to camp for the Eagles this summer, Pro Football Focus chose to put a spotlight on wideout Damaris Johnson as the player with the biggest upside in the Chippa's new system.
You can link to the entire article here at https://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2013/06/06/secret-superstar-damaris-johnson/
The Philadelphia Eagles are planning to add 1,600 seats and two high-definition video boards as part of a $125 million stadium revitalization project to be completed before the 2014 season.
Lincoln Financial Field is undergoing a facelift just 10 years after it opened in 2003.
''We have had discussions with season ticketholders over the past couple of seasons to find out...
On Saturday June 8, Eagles QB Michael Vick was a guest on Howard Eskin show on SportsRadio 94 WIP; he explained a series of recent remarks that have created a firestorm in Philly. Vick apparently said that he was not getting enough reps & splitting Reps with Nick Foles, Matt Barkley & Dennis Dixon? Vick: “I [...]
This year, the culmination of the 2013 NFL season will feature a Super Bowl of historic proportion. For the first time, the league has opted to place the game in an outdoor, cold weather location instead of sunny California, Florida or an indoor stadium. Many are watching this game with baited breath, wondering how the league will pull it off and how the weather will impact the events...