After participating in the first day of the second set of OTAs of the 2012 offseason, members of the Philadelphia Eagles were off to have a little fun on Wednesday afternoon. They took part, along with every other member of the organization, in the 16th annual playground build of the Eagles Youth Partnership.
This year’s build took place at Comegys Elementary School in Southwest Philadelphia. The event is designed to transform rundown outdoor areas of schools to the clean, safe and beautiful playground every child deserves.
The Eagles are unique among NFL teams as they require players to take part in the community. But it’s not something the players feel forced to do. They genuinely enjoy the opportunity to interact with and help some of their young fans.
There was a string of excited tweets from players once they arrived at the playground Wednesday afternoon. That of LT Demetress Bell is hands-down my favorite.
As you can see from the pictures below, the kids weren’t the o...