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PHILADELPHIA, PA

Some fans call it The Linc, but whatever people call it, all fans agree that Lincoln Financial Field is a vast improvement over Veterans Stadium. For three decades, dating back to 1971, the Eagles shared the multipurpose Veterans Stadium with the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB). In the 1990s the Eagles began to want a new stadium for several reasons. Veterans Stadium was considered one of the worst venues in the league, in part because it was known as having the worst turf in football. In 1993, Eagles owner, Norman Braman, wanted to build a new stadium similar to Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo. Braman sold the team to Jeffrey Lurie, who continued the quest for a new stadium in Philadelphia. For over five years, the Eagles struggled to gain financial support for a stadium. In February 1999 the State of Pennsylvania approved funding, and in December 2000 the City of Philadelphia and the Eagles agreed on a deal to construct a stadium. Construction adjacent to Veterans Stadium on a new stadium began in April 2001. In June 2002, Lincoln Financial Group, a financial services firm that has its headquarters in downtown Philadelphia, agreed to pay $139.6 million for the naming rights.

The Eagles played their first game at Lincoln Financial Field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 8, 2003. The 68,000 seat stadium is located at 11th Street and Pattison Ave. The stadium looks similar to other NFL stadiums that have been completed in past years. Nearly two-thirds of the seats are located on the sidelines and are 60 feet from the field. Two three tier grandstands of seats are located on both sides of the gridiron. Two tier sections of seats are located beyond the endzones. The stadium features three open plaza corners for views of the city and into the stadium. The exterior of the stadium has a pair of wing-like coverings over the upper deck. These wings form some protection from the elements for some fans and serve to focus stadium noise back towards the field, enhancing the game experience. Two 27ft. by 96ft. video boards are located between the lower and upper decks in the endzones. A number of amenities are at Lincoln Financial Field, including 117 luxury suites, 9,000 club seats, a 100,00 square foot fan oriented plaza and an Eagles team store. In June 2013, the Eagles unveiled plans for a two year, $125 million revitalizing project at Lincoln Financial Field. To be completed by the 2014 season, the renovation project includes the addition of 1,600 seats (800 in the southwest corner, 600 in the northeast corner and 200 in the northwest corner), new HD video/scoreboards in each end-zone, adding pedestrian bridges connecting the upper deck concourses, upgrading luxury suites and adding historical imagery throughout the stadium. The Eagles hope this project enhances the gameday experience at Lincoln Financial Field and increases the team's chances of hosting a Super Bowl.

 

FACTS & FIGURES

-Tenant: Philadelphia Eagles
-Capacity: 68,532
-Surface: Grass
-Opened: September 8, 2003
-Naming Rights: Lincoln Financial, $139.6 Million over 21 years
-Cost: $518 Million
-Public Financing: 36.3%
-Private Financing: 63.7%
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2013 EAGLES SCHEDULE

NEXT GAME: NFC WILD CARD

New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles
Lincoln Financial Field
January 4, 2014  - 8:10PM - TICKETS

SCHEDULE
-9/9 - at Washington - 7:10PM
-9/15 - SAN DIEGO - 1:00PM
-9/19 - KANSAS CITY - 8:25PM
-9/29 - at Denver - 1:00PM
-10/6 - at NY Giants - 1:00PM
-10/13 - at Tampa - 1:00PM
-10/20 - DALLAS - 1:00PM
-10/27 - NY GIANTS - 1:00PM
-11/3 - at Oakland - 4:05PM
-11/10 - at Green Bay - 1:00PM
-11/17 - WASHINGTON - 1:00PM
-11/24 - BYE
-12/1 - ARIZONA - 1:00PM
-12/8 - DETROIT - 1:00PM
-12/15 - at Minnesota - 1:00PM
-12/22 - CHICAGO - 1:00PM
-12/29 - at Dallas - 1:00PM

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NFC Championships: 1980, 2004

QB Joe Theismann wins NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in 1983.

18 players inducted into NFL Hall of Fame including Chuck Bednarik, Reggie White, Sonny Jergensen and Norm Van Brocklin.

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