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07:04 AM ET 06.19 | Location, location, location. The Eagles are not spending $125 million to renovate Lincoln Financial Field to host a Super Bowl, but it doesn't hurt owner Jeffrey Lurie's case. Lurie first mentioned the possibility in March when he was asked about New Jersey's MetLife Stadium hosting the Super Bowl this season. Lurie noted that if the event proves to be a success, he would push for Philadelphia to host the annual event. An updated stadium will enhance the Eagles' bid. "That wasn't the intention, but certainly when I'm on the Super Bowl committee, when you're bidding on a Super Bowl, the committee looks very closely at your stadium and your city and what you can host," Lurie said. "Philadelphia would be a great place."

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June 19, 2013  07:22 AM ET

Yeah, it would be nice if, just for once, the fans didn't show up with batteries to throw at Santa Claus.

June 19, 2013  07:27 AM ET

Ummmm....... No.

June 19, 2013  08:05 AM ET

Great, I can watch the Super Bowl from the interstate

June 19, 2013  08:08 AM ET

There will be another Super Bowl in Miami before there is me in Philly.

June 19, 2013  08:10 AM ET

If Philly gets a Superbowl it go's to show the NFL high archey have been smoken the funny stuff.

June 19, 2013  08:17 AM ET
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If Philly gets a Superbowl it go's to show the NFL high archey have been smoken the funny stuff.

Top quality too.

June 19, 2013  08:27 AM ET

How cruel is that? To have a city that has never won a superbowl host one.

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June 19, 2013  08:51 AM ET

I smell a fragile Philly ego....

June 19, 2013  08:51 AM ET

They may as well HOST one. With that idiot owner, they'll never be PLAYING in one any time soon.

June 19, 2013  08:52 AM ET

I'm looking forward to this year in the Meadowlands, but only because it is the possibility for a funny train wreck. Otherwise, the Superbowl should always be in either San Diego, Phoenix, Houston, Tampa, or Miami. Period. This treating the Super Bowl like the Olympics is stupid, but watching Goodell I guess that means it's the way it's going to be.

June 19, 2013  08:58 AM ET

Lived in Philly for 4 years, I wouldn't go to a super bowl there if they gave me the tickets, for free...

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June 19, 2013  09:03 AM ET
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Lived in Philly for 4 years, I wouldn't go to a super bowl there if they gave me the tickets, for free...

Hey Mangler. Did you see this?

The New York Jets have signed tight end Kellen Winslow, Jr., according to multiple reports.

Winslow, a former first-round pick of the Cleveland Browns, has bounced around the NFL in recent years, most recently with the New England Patriots briefly last year, as he caught one pass for them.

Winslow was in the Jets mini-camp this week on a tryout basis and made good on that opportunity by landing himself a contract and another shot in the NFL

June 19, 2013  09:06 AM ET
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No such thing. I'm all for busting stones, but if you're gonna do it, do it right.#11 is a perfect example. The Eagles have a ton of problems, but to say with that idiot owner they wont be to one anytime soon is stupidity. Since he's been owner they've been to one. 5 NFC title games. What like 5 losing seasons in his time as owner.They won't be going to the Super Bowl anytime soon but it's because of the idiot GM and idiot players. Not the owner.

Just messing man.... I feel ya.

June 19, 2013  09:07 AM ET
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Snow balls at Santa. Batteries at J.D. Drew

Whatever. I never took History of Hooliganism in college.

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June 19, 2013  09:52 AM ET

Renovating? The place is only 10 years old. Are you kidding me?

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