Eagles team up with “Angry Birds” creator for multi-platform game

    Watching an Eagles game will be a lot more fun this fall.

    During yet another break in play, fans will be able to watch an Eagles version of the popular “Angry Birds” game on the big screen.
    The team is working with Rovio in what will be the company’s only sports partnership thus far.

    So what does it all mean? The Wall Street Journal shared one example of Eagles defensive lineman Trent Cole sacking New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. After watching it on the field, fans can see jerseyed Angry Bird characters re-enacting the play on the Linc’s video screen.

    But can they win us a Superbowl?

    An animated Andy Reid introduced the team’s “new players” in a mock press conference:

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