Eagles' Coach Chip Kelly's Visit Highlight Of 'Wing Bowl 21' - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Eagles' Coach Chip Kelly's Visit Highlight Of 'Wing Bowl 21'

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

The biggest stir at this year's Wing Bowl was not the massive over-eating or even the scantily-clad women, but an appearance by new Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly.

This is the first time in 21 years that an Eagles head coach has visited the event.

"That's what makes this city so great, there's a passion here and you're excited about being a part of it," Kelly said of all the excitement surrounding his arrival.

The Wing Bowl has a naughty element with all the ladies, the over-eating and the nonsense, but Kelly claimed to not see any of that.

The head coach stopped in to the Wells Fargo Center for just a moment before he headed back to work, but the other spectators were not so quick to head back to the office.

They were eager to see if the eaters brought in from rival football cities could match the hometown favorite and three-time champion, Jonathan "Super" Squibb of South Jersey.

In the end, it was the out-of-towner who won this year. James McDonald from Connecticut got the crown with 287 wings eaten, five more than Squibb.

But it's Coach Kelly who most certainly took home the fan vote this year.

  • Jennaphr Frederick ReportsMore>>

  • Comeback Down The Shore: Sea Isle City!

    Comeback Down The Shore: Sea Isle City!

    Thursday, August 29 2013 3:54 PM EDT2013-08-29 19:54:22 GMT
    Fox 29 has been down the shore all summer long!  Today, Jenn visited Sea isle city for a little end of summer fun!Check out her antics!
    Fox 29 has been down the shore all summer long!  Today, Jenn visited Sea isle city for a little end of summer fun!Check out her antics!
  • Comeback Down The Shore: Long Beach Island

    Comeback Down The Shore: Long Beach Island

    Friday, August 23 2013 7:41 AM EDT2013-08-23 11:41:25 GMT
    Our "Comeback Down the Shore" series continued Friday morning with a trip to Long Beach Island.
    Our "Comeback Down the Shore" series continued Friday morning with a trip to Long Beach Island.
  • Comeback Down The Shore: Somers Point!

    Comeback Down The Shore: Somers Point!

    Friday, August 23 2013 7:38 AM EDT2013-08-23 11:38:15 GMT
    Fox 29's Jenn Fred headed down to Somer's Point for this edition of Comeback Down The Shore.She visited BAIA Restaurant, The Breakfast Shop and did a little flounder fishing!What a beautiful town!
    Fox 29's Jenn Fred headed down to Somers Point for this edition of Comeback Down The Shore.She visited BAIA Restaurant, The Breakfast Shop and did a little flounder fishing!What a beautiful town!
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • 1 Injured After Police-Involved Shooting In SW Philly

    1 Injured After Police-Involved Shooting In SW Philly

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:26:32 GMT
    Police say a man shot and wounded by plainclothes officers in Philadelphia appears to have been a pizza deliveryman who may have mistaken them for robbers.
    Police say a man shot and wounded by plainclothes officers in Philadelphia appears to have been a pizza deliveryman who may have mistaken them for robbers.

  • IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:41:48 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday.More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in the previous year, including 1,150 who owed back taxes, said a report by J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration. The bonuses were awarded from October 2010 t...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday.More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in the previous year, including 1,150 who owed back taxes, said a report by J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration. The bonuses were awarded from October 2010 t...
  • Attempted Carjacking Occurs At West Chester University

    Attempted Carjacking Occurs At West Chester University

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:19:29 GMT

    Students at West Chester University are being a little more cautious, following a string of violence and crime on campus, the latest happening just last night.

    Students at West Chester University are being a little more cautious, following a string of violence and crime on campus, the latest happening just last night.


Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices