Philadelphia Eagles fans take over Oxford Valley Mall for autographs from players ahead of Super Bowl 57
LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Eagles fans took over the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne, Bucks County on Saturday as four members of the Super Bowl team showed up to sign autographs.
Boston Scott, CJ Gardner-Johnson, Kenneth Gainwell and Quez Watkins all came to the mall to greet hundreds of fans who had bought tickets to meet the players before heading out to the big game.
Some of those fans are confident in the Eagles’ chances next week.
“Just because of the way they’ve been clicking and pretty dominating all year, it’s been pretty fun to watch,” said Jim Flattery of Levittown. He and his family arrived at the mall at 10am, three hours before the players were due to arrive.
“We did that in 2017 when the Eagles made it to the Super Bowl, and I knew it was going to be pretty crowded, so we wanted to be back early,” said Flattery, who was the first of about 600 fans in line .
“We have a great relationship with the Eagles, so they’re usually on board whenever we do these types of events. We take care of the athletes, they take care of us and ultimately the fans win,” said James Williams , president of Dynastery Sports, a store at the mall that organized the event.
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With so many high-profile names, die-hard Eagles fans came out in full force, with some showing how devoted they are to the Birds.
Eagles superfan Will Roller got the entire 2018 team tattooed on his back. He arrived shirtless to show the team his ink. He told them if they win next weekend he’ll have them tattooed on his stomach.
As the Eagles stars took on the mania, players said it means a lot to see how much the fan base cares.
“It’s crazy man. I’m not surprised though. They’ve always supported us all these years and especially this season so it’s great to see them here,” said running back Boston Scott, adding that he believes that this team can bring home another Lombardi trophy.
“Why not the thing?” he asked. We’ve made it this far, so we can finish it.”
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