Eagle Fans Tailgate For Two Hours Before Remembering Team is on Bye

Updated: November 24, 2013

PHILADELPHIA – A trio of diehard Philadelphia Eagle fans tailgated at Lincoln Financial Field  for nearly two hours Sunday morning, consuming more than a dozen bratwursts and a case of Dale’s Pale Ale before one of the group remembered that this was the team’s bye weekend.

"The parking lot did seem really empty. We just assumed they were having trouble selling tickets."

“The parking lot did seem really empty. We just assumed they were having trouble selling tickets.”


“We got there nice and early, like we always do,” said Kyle “Thrasher” Thompson. “We set up, got the grill going, cranked some Van Halen on the stereo. Something like two hours go by, and Buzzsaw (friend Bobby “Buzzsaw” Bogdanski) looks around and goes, ‘Hey guys? Does it seem kind of dead around here?’ So then Stubby (cousin Otto Steubans) checks his fantasy football magazine, and says, ‘Holy crap on a corndog, it’s week twelve. They’re on a bye, you guys!’”


Thompson claims the group has suffered from similar memory lapses in the past.


“A few weeks ago, we downed three cases of Pabst before we realized the team was on the road at Oakland that week.  And then there was another time we set up and partied for around three hours, drinking, eating, and shouting ‘Fly Eagles Fly,’ before someone remembered that it was the middle of May. And a Tuesday.”


Added Bogdanski, “I guess we just really like tailgating, is all.”


  1. IFHSS

    October 25, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Trouble selling tickets!

  2. David Perez Garcia

    November 24, 2013 at 2:34 pm


  3. Anonymous

    November 24, 2013 at 2:49 pm


  4. Anonymous

    November 24, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Well at least they were drinking good beer.

  5. Anonymous

    November 24, 2013 at 3:57 pm


  6. george

    November 24, 2013 at 4:13 pm


  7. Anonymous

    November 24, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    So where were their tickets, they didnt look at any tickets to see when/where

  8. Anonymous

    November 24, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    This can’t be real. If it is, God, they’re stupid.

  9. john b

    November 24, 2013 at 9:53 pm

    Friends having a good time ….knowing no matter what your team cant lose today …. priceless

  10. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 2:37 am

    Sounds like BS to me , especially if they are die hard Eagles fans to me!!

  11. george morgan

    November 25, 2013 at 4:33 am

    Made me laugh…so that makes it worthwhile…

  12. Jason Halper

    November 25, 2013 at 6:01 am

    Funny but untrue. Just like the onion news. Funny shit that makes my day….. go birds

  13. Jarrod Ranone (@saywhatranone)

    November 25, 2013 at 6:02 am

    this is fake. just three idiots being idiots

  14. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 6:30 am

    Article was dumb, especially for the second time. The comments on the article, however, are hilarious.

  15. bula412

    November 25, 2013 at 9:06 am

    I can’t believe people are asking if this is fake

  16. msing

    November 25, 2013 at 10:05 am

    On a site with the word “mock” in the title?! We’re worse off as a society than I feared.

  17. msing

    November 25, 2013 at 10:07 am

    I saw that a bunch of Pittsburgh fans are circulating it, calling Philly fans dumb!

  18. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 11:34 am

    Great Publicity Stunt!

  19. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 11:51 am

    Jesus tapdancing christ… IT’S SATIRE! IT’S NOT REAL!

  20. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    Allot of eagles fans go nd tailgate and dont even go into the game u stupid idiots.. these are die hard fans rite here.. dont hate you morons..

  21. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Funny tho not that serious but funny

  22. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    that’s something u should never admit to….its amazing they found the stadium!!

  23. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Okay so to clear this up I personal know the guy in the image. Die hard Eagles fan who can cook and drink you all under the table. Photo is from another time and does not match the names in the story. Story on the other hand may still be true. Go Birds!!!

  24. Anonymous

    November 25, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    The article is fake. The stupidity of commenters who don’t realize that fact is not. What a bunch of idiots.

  25. Ben R.

    November 25, 2013 at 11:35 pm


  26. Anonymous

    November 26, 2013 at 6:14 am

    bird brains

  27. Anonymous

    November 26, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Stupid, made up story.

  28. NoSanta

    November 26, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    That’s a great story. You should tell it at a party.

  29. Anonymous

    November 26, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    I grew up in Philly. This article may be fake, but I’m sure it’s happened many times, especially at the Vet.

  30. Anonymous

    November 28, 2013 at 7:42 am

    Eagle fans just have to be loyal, not smart

  31. Joe

    December 3, 2013 at 7:00 am

    What a phony story. Didn’t they realize that the parking booths were closed when they didn’t pay to get in? And who was supposed to bring the tickets for that particular game? SOMEONE would have had to have the tickets. This whole story is BS—complete fabrication.

  32. DarthCohen

    December 27, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    Holy crap people. EVERY STORY ON THIS WEBSITE IS A JOKE! It is a humor website and nothing should be taken serously. Unless its seriously funny.

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