The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs?
As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.
As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city.
You have to admit, the timing is a bit suspicious.
Fans certainly seem to think that the Flyers are trolling the Eagles with their post, based on the replies.
We love a little friendly fire between the Philadelphia sports teams, if this is a true troll job. Or maybe it’s just a conveniently scheduled tweet by the Flyers' social media team.
You be the judge.
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Yes, we’re missing our nightly puck drops, tip-offs and first pitches. But, don’t forget our beloved mascots of Brotherly Love also affected by the pause in the sports world.
As we do our best to pass the time, let’s look back at Gritty, Franklin and the Phillie Phanatic’s Instagram feeds for isolation inspiration.
*Swoop, we love you — we just have ways away before kickoff. Plus, you also don’t have an Instagram.
Have a photoshoot
Franklin ‘Fit Check
Put that self-timer on your phone to good use.
Just be mindful of what you decide to post.
Have a dance party
Dance like nobody’s watching.
As much as we love a properly executed Kid ‘n Play, maybe pass on the dance duets. Or maybe take a page out of Matisse Thybulle’s book, Franklin.
Chat with your Pet
They don’t require toilet paper and are pretty good listeners.
Read a Book (Or Two)
Follow along with Tobias Harris, if you’re feeling up for it.
Design a tattoo
Perhaps modeled after some of our furry mascot friends?
At Home Makeover
Try out a new look or two for your post-isolation debut.
Hopefully, you’re friends will be supportive, too.
Find your zen.
Maintain Proper Hygiene
We would not recommend hiding in a trashcan during this time.
Practice Social Distancing
A+ for content, F for social distancing.
Clearly, they need to work on that — but hopefully now you have some ideas to fill the days.
Stay safe out there, folks.
Is there anything more Philly than a Philadelphia Parking Authority violation?
There is no greater sadness than walking out to your car, spotting that slim white and blue envelope on the front window from the distance, and just knowing it signifies: they got you.
To those of us whom have fought this long battle, we salute you. While the PPA may have temporarily suspended some of their violations, we know it's only a matter of time before they emerge back and stronger than ever.
So, we've decided to create this handy little quiz for you to determine your Philly athelete personality, depending on the type of violation you will likely recieve next.