The parking heaps at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia did not open till 4 p.m. Saturday for the Eagles’ 8:15 p.m. matchup in opposition to the New York Giants.
Four hours of tailgating simply wasn’t sufficient for some Eagles followers, so that they discovered a technique to expedite the festivities.
The Philadelphia Wings, a National Lacrosse League workforce, had a sport at 1 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. The enviornment, the Linc and Citizens Bank Park, the house of the Philadelphia Phillies, share the identical advanced and parking heaps.
To start their tailgate at 8 a.m. as an alternative of the late afternoon, Eagles followers bought Wings tickets to enter the heaps.
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Fans started cracking beers earlier than a lot have been even awake.
The Eagles host their NFC East rivals within the NFC divisional spherical after incomes a first-round bye with their 14-3 document throughout the common season.
The Giants completed 9-7-1, shedding each of their common season video games in opposition to Philly, however they defeated the 13-4 Vikings in Minnesota final week, 31-24, within the wild-card spherical.
Lincoln Financial as been a home of horrors for Big Blue. The Giants have not received there since Oct. 27, 2013, and a dozen straight hours of boozing most likely will not assist issues … particularly in Philadelphia.