Eagles replace Carson Wentz banner with Nick Foles’ Super Bowl scene
There really is no place like Philadelphia to be a sports fan.
The Carson Wentz banner descended from Lincoln Financial Field on Monday, six months after the former franchise quarterback was traded to the Colts. Because this city covers everything with a particularly dexterous touch and its sports fans certainly aren’t exaggerating at all, the withdrawal of the Wentz banner has been covered from wall to wall.
And the Eagles, seemingly not intimidated by so many eyeballs over a relatively trivial event, are wasting no time preparing something new for Wentz.
Or, more precisely, someone new.
That someone would be Nick Foles, the Super Bowl LII-winning quarterback who won the Eagles’ first-ever Super Bowl title after Wentz fell in the 2017 season, and who some say may have contributed. to have Wentz looking over his shoulder at the save job both in 2018 with Foles and in 2020 with Jalen Hurts.
The NBC Philadelphia helicopter grabbed a banner raised at the Linc on Tuesday morning, showing a recognizable hand holding the Lombardi Trophy:
Let’s go into the archives of that fateful night in Minneapolis and see if this sounds like anything familiar …
Yes, this photo – courtesy of the Eagles – is the exact same photo. Same hand placement, same confetti placement, same shimmering Lombardi trophy.
Foles, if you somehow forgot it, completed 28 of 43 passes for 373 yards and three touchdowns as the Eagles beat the Patriots, 41-33. It was a glorious night in the history of sport and Foles is a legend forever.
And, for now, the man has a banner to match his statue in South Philly.
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