PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles say sure and the NFL appears to assume it’s potential, so why the heck not?
A document one hundred,000 followers confirmed up for the primary spherical of the NFL Draft in Philadelphia on Thursday, and it has some fascinated by a future Tremendous Bowl within the metropolis of cohesion.
Government Vice President of Soccer Operations for the NFL and former Eagles cornerback Troy Vincent was requested about the potential for a Tremendous Bowl in Philly on Friday.
“Above my pay grade and also you’re speaking to [Eagles owner] Jeffrey Lurie — Jeffrey and [Eagles president] Don [Smolenski] on a regular basis,” Vincent informed the 94WIP Carlin & Reese Present. “Don’t ask me that query. They should make the run for that. However let me inform you, when you can have it in New York or New Jersey, undoubtedly you’ll be able to have it in Philadelphia.”
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The Eagles’ president additionally talked concerning the concept on 94WIP.
“I feel Philadelphia can be an incredible host metropolis,” Smolenski informed the 94WIP Morning Present earlier this week. “We’ve got the amenities, we’ve the inns, we now have the transportation hubs. It might be an excellent venue.”
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Vincent was amazed on the turnout for day one of many NFL Draft.
“Let me inform you, and I’m not being biased, it wasn’t like Philly,” Vincent stated of the earlier NFL Draft in Chicago. “It wasn’t like yesterday. What we noticed yesterday within the afternoon and Thursday night time yesterday, the expertise we had the final two years in Chicago wasn’t even shut. The eagerness, the love, simply getting out and in of the town.”