Eagles fans show team pride on their lawns

Lauren Bruton and Erin Lynch helped stencil 10 lawns with the Eagles logo

Lauren Bruton and Erin Lynch helped stencil 10 lawns with the Eagles logo (Courtesy of Paul Bruton)

Eagles fans across the region have been proudly sporting team their colors and logos on their clothing, their cars, and their homes since learning their team is headed to the Super Bowl next weekend.

One Delaware County man is even helping others mark their lawns with Eagles pride.

Paul Bruton was fired up after watching his Eagles blow out the Vikings in the NFC championship game.  So he took out some tools and cut out a lawn stencil of an Eagles logo.  The idea came to him from watching the Eagles prepare their own field.

“You see how they do it in their own end zone and all, and I’m kind of like yeah, we should do something like that, put something like that together,” said Bruton.

Bruton, along with family and friends, stenciled ten lawns on Saturday and and the outside wall of a bar on Sunday.

For better or worse, the nation has its eyes on Eagles fans.  Some say they’re passionate — others call them thugs.  Bruton, who was tailgating at the Minnesota game, says there may be bad apples, but he saw good people as well.

“You do see a group of people misbehaving,” said Bruton.  “But I went down there tailgating before the Vikings game.  As the Vikings walked through the crowd, they always had four or five Eagles fans walking with them to protect them and make sure nothing would get out of control.”

 

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