Here’s hoping Eagles’ fans turn Minnesota’s largest city into Phillyapolis next week, especially inside U.S. Bank Stadium for the Super Bowl.
Can the Eagles win their first Super Bowl? Read on:
THE SUPER BOWL BY THE NUMBERS
36 – Number of times the Eagles’ quarterback will throw during the game.
0 – Number of times the Eagles’ quarterback will throw up during the game.
2 – Number of ways the Patriots will attempt to cheat.
102 – Number of ways that Eagles’ fans think the Patriots will attempt to cheat.
448 – Number of Super Bowl week references on television to the rowdiness of Eagles’ fans.
67 – Percentage of those references that mention Eagles’ fans throwing snowballs at Santa Claus.
1,749 – Number of times television viewers will hear the phrase “concussion protocol” in news reports about the Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski.
78 – Percentage of viewers who will Google the word protocol to learn its meaning.
4 – Number of Eagles’ fans arrested in Minnesota during the weeklong run-up to the Super Bowl.
543 – Number of Eagles’ fans arrested in Philadelphia in the celebration if the Eagles win the Super Bowl.
7 – Number of police horses punched by Eagles’ fans during the celebration.
694 – Percentage increase in absenteeism in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey on the day after the Super Bowl.
82 – Percentage of Patriots’ fans who are smug.
92 – Percentage of Patriots’ players who are smug.
1 – Number of Patriots’ players who have a right to be smug.
19-4 – The won-loss record since 2016 for the Eagles in games when offensive lineman Lane Johnson has started, possibly the best record in the NFL for a starting player. And, because Johnson is starting in the Super Bowl …
1 – Number of Super Bowl championships the Eagles will have when the game ends.