Meet the power couple that created the Philadelphia Eagles

Bert Bell gets all the credit for founding the Eagles, but it was really a team effort.

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If you’re even a little deep into Eagles trivia, you’ve probably heard of Bert Bell, the man who created the Philadelphia Eagles, invented the college draft, and arguably saved the NFL. But you may not have heard about the woman behind Bert: Frances Upton. Reporter Jeff Barnd tells the story of Philadelphia’s OG sports power couple and why we have them to thank for the team we know today.

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