Politicians react as Trump disinvites Eagles; Kenney calls president 'fragile egomaniac'

Politicians react as Trump disinvites Eagles; Kenney calls president 'fragile egomaniac'

President Donald Trump disinvited the Eagles to the White House on Monday night (see story) and it didn't take long at all for local politicians to react.

And democratic Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was the most pointed in his response, calling Trump "a fragile egomaniac obsessed with crowd size and afraid of the embarrassment of throwing a party to which no one wants to attend."

Here is Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey (D) offering the team an alternative.

U.S. representative Brendan Boyle, a Democrat from Philly, had an even stronger response.

"You even make a championship team visiting the White House all about you," Boyle said, via NBC News. "What is wrong with you? Seriously, what condition do you have?"

Boyle also extended an invite and will apparently be bearing gifts.

Several Eagles, notably Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Long, have been very outspoken regarding criminal justice reform, and Pa. attorney general Josh Shapiro (D) is offering them another alternative.

Republican Lou Barletta, who represents Pennsylvania's 11th Congressional District, tweeted:

Late Monday night, the president reiterated his stance in a tweet:

More on White House trip, anthem

• Citing anthem protests, Trump disinvites Eagles

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• Players react to Eagles' White House trip being axed

• Eagles saw honor of White House visit

• Trump's anthem comments put Eagles in tough spot

• Lurie's statement on anthem policy fell short

• Jenkins, Long don't hold back on anthem policy

• Wentz was open to going to White House

• Jenkins didn't see visit as 'beneficial'

• How anthem policy affects Eagles

Eagle Eye podcast: The best offensive coordinator candidates left

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Eagle Eye podcast: The best offensive coordinator candidates left

On the latest Eagle Eye podcast, Reuben Frank and Dave Zangaro go over the latest news from the Eagles’ offensive coordinator search. 

The best candidates left. Taking a guess at the hire. Also, Andy Reid is heading to the Super Bowl … and so is Raheem Mostert. 

That and more on the latest Eagle Eye podcast: 

• Updating the Eagles’ search 
• Who are the top candidates left?
• Figuring out if Duce Staley makes sense  
• Each guy takes a guess at the next OC 
• Big Red is back in the Super Bowl 
• Stealing one player from each team 
• Raheem Mostert’s rise to stardom 

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Hilarious Eagles fan shouts about the Birds on 'The Price Is Right'

Hilarious Eagles fan shouts about the Birds on 'The Price Is Right'

While the football world prepares for a (hopefully) thrilling Super Bowl between the 49ers and Andy Reid's Chiefs, one Eagles fan used a fleeting moment in the limelight to remind us that Philadelphia's football fans are still the craziest.

An Eagles fan named Brian appeared on Tuesday's episode of the classic midday game show "The Price Is Right". How do we know he's an Eagles fan, you ask? Because, like all Eagles fans, he told us.

Normally, while the wheel spins, host Drew Carey gives participants a few hectic seconds to shoutout family, friends, and loved ones. Here, Brian instead opts to yell about his favorite football team:

Now, Brian could've simply worn an Eagles shirt to the show Tuesday and signaled his fandom from the start, but where's the fun in that? Instead, he chose to pull some late-game heroics and nailed the t-shirt reveal.

Brian's shoutout marks the second time this year that the Eagles received a gameshow shoutout, after Lancaster native Brad Rutter wagered $4,133 in Final Jeopardy! and reminded viewers that the Eagles won Super Bowl LII.

Oh, and it's worth mentioning that Tuesday's episode of "The Price Is Right" also featured a musical appearance from Fall Out Boy band members Patrick Stump and... Pete Wentz. 

An Eagles fan stealing the show while someone with the last name Wentz appears in the same episode? Too perfect.

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