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Philly Sports Muse:
Philadelphia Eagles all-time great safety Brian Dawkins will be honored at this Sunday’s game with a formal retirement ceremony. Words cannot describe the impact Dawk had on the franchise as well as the city, and how much he continues to be missed.
Simply uttering B-Dawk’s name brings a sense of longing to any and every Eagles fan. Yearning for a bygone era of Jim Johnson’s defense, a time when Philadelphia’s D was the most feared in the NFL.
While Dawkins closed his career in Denver, a subject that is still sore for his fans in Philadelphia, he was still an Eagle at heart. And now, he will be forever.
We already miss Weapon X an incredible amount and here is fair warning: this MNF feature detailing Dawk as Wolverine from 2007 will make you miss him even more. But it’s well worth it.
“Wolverine is strong. Wolverine is fast. Wolverine is ferocious. So. Am. I.” – Brian Dawkins
Let’s start off this weekend right.
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