Originally written on Philly Sports World  |  Last updated 11/19/14

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 06: Safety Brian Dawkins #20 of the Denver Broncos loses his helmet as he persues Leonard Pope #45 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game on December 6, 2009 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tomorrow night will be an emotional night at Lincoln Financial Field.  Brian Dawkins, one of the greatest Eagles ever to don the green, will be honored with something that is reserved for only the most special players – he will have his jersey, #20, retired forever.  Dawkins symbolized everything that the city of Philadelphia stood for in his 13 years with the Eagles.  He made no excuses. was emotional, honest, hard-hitting and left every drop of his soul on the field every game.  He expected the same from every one of his teammates too, making him an unquestioned leader of some of the best Eagles teams in recent memory. There will never be another Brian Dawkins.

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