The Eagles didn’t hold back in trolling the Patriots over their Super Bowl loss

Philadelphia and its fans were eager to remind New England of what happened in February.

Eagles offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski saw something he liked at Gillette Stadium Thursday night — or maybe he liked what he didn’t see a bit better.

Prior to the Eagles-Patriots preseason game, Wisniewski shared a photo of New England’s championship banners and called the open area to the far right “the most beautiful blank space” he’s ever seen.

Following the Patriots’ Super Bowl LI comeback over the Atlanta Falcons, owner Robert Kraft re-designed the Gillette Stadium sign to accommodate additional championship banners. The previous construction only allowed for four to be displayed, whereas the renovation can fit at least seven. Had the Patriots defeated the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, their sixth championship banner presumably would have been unveiled during the first game of the regular season.


Wisniewski isn’t the only one relishing Philadelphia’s victory.

One Eagles fan paid for a billboard ad on Route 1 in Foxborough, while another paid $1,000 for a plane to fly over Gillette Stadium Thursday night with a banner that read: “41-33 Philly Philly S.B. LII.”

The Eagles set up their own reminder of the game’s final score by using stall assignments inside the visiting locker room.

Guess which players are side by side?

Safety Jeremy Reaves (No. 41) and running back Josh Adams (No. 33).