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At last, the Eagles have landed

Like a proud father, Dave Fleming has watched the Eagles grow into the role of champion.

Updated: August 31, 2005, 11:30 AM ET
By David Fleming | Page 2

It was June of 2002, and I was walking past the cafeteria inside the otherwise deserted Philadelphia Eagles practice facility when I spotted a single, silver-haired gent seated in the corner of the room by himself, eating a late lunch.

Over his shoulder, out a nearby window, you could just begin to make out the steel skeleton of the magnificent Lincoln Financial Field. In between bites, he craned his neck upward at the mounted TV to watch bitter-sweet highlights from the Detroit Red Wings' ...

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