Erin Dunne

Joel Embiid was trolled on social media by the Eagles and it was incredible

Joel Embiid was trolled on social media by the Eagles and it was incredible

Now, we know Philadelphia take’s their sports very seriously. Quite seriously.

So when Sixers center and social media legend Joel Embiid tweeted this from his account ahead of the Eagles vs. Packers game on Thursday night, the city was up in arms.

How could our beloved 7-foot center turn his back on our precious Birds?

I kid, since there’s no law binding Philadelphia players to root for their respective cities’ other teams. Just ask Mike Scott.

As you know, the birds wound up on the positive side of the scoreboard with a 34-27 victory over the formerly 3-0 Packers at the end of the night  — and you know the Eagles social media account couldn’t help but to troll the big man right back.

When the game went final, the team had this amazing tweet to respond with.

In case you aren’t familiar with this photo, it’s Embiid on the sidelines just a few years ago at an Eagles game, clearly supporting his fellow city team.

Embiid, never one to be out-trolled, had this great response right back. If I were the Eagles, I too would not mess with Scott. However, if someone got a response from Embiid, you know it was a pretty great troll.

From the looks of it, Scott either approves of this or wants no part of it and would rather nap. We’ll let you determine that.



The master troll has met his match, and it looks like it’s the Eagles social media team that won this round.

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Nelson Agholor responds to local hero who roasted him

Nelson Agholor responds to local hero who roasted him

Nelson Agholor needs your help.

Don’t say it. Don’t.

The Eagles wide receiver responded to a viral video of a Philadelphian who bashed him on live TV after saving a handful of children's lives in the wee hours of Monday morning.

If you haven’t seen the interview with Hakim Laws, who threw out a petty comment at Agholor while being interviewed, here it is.

In the midst of the interview, this viral sensation of a man used his airtime to shoot one petty comment at Agholor after several key drops during the Lions game saying, "We was catching 'em ... unlike Agholor."

All in all, it’s pretty amazing of Laws, both for saving the children’s lives by catching them coming out of a burning building and shaming Agholor for something all of Philadelphia was thinking. All in a day’s work.

It seems that the interview spread far and wide, catching Agholor’s attention. He finally responded in a quote tweet from his account and it’s incredibly classy of him:

You’ve gotta love how Agholor responds, no matter how you feel about his play on the field.

Now, he needs your help connecting to this local hero so he can get he and his family tickets to the game.

Twitter, time to do your thing.

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Redskins fans are getting a special Eagles-themed surprise at Wawa

Redskins fans are getting a special Eagles-themed surprise at Wawa

Is Wawa taking it to new levels of trolling in D.C.? 

After the Eagles came back in convincing fashion for a Week 1 win over the Redskins, it looks like fans in Redskins territory are not quite done hearing from the Eagles yet. And no, we’re not talking about when the Birds face off against the Redskins again on Dec. 15.

According to a post on social media, customers in the D.C. area are getting served their custom hoagies in "Fly Eagles Fly" themed sandwich paper. Look at this post from Twitter user Vince Coglianese, in all it’s glory.

I guess the Eagles, Wawa and Philadelphia won this week. And they’re not going to let the Redskins forget it. 

Wawa, you a real one for this.

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