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Eagles set crowd record at practice

Updated: July 28, 2013, 4:54 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- They grilled burgers, drank beers and tossed footballs around the parking lots as if it were an ordinary Sunday during the NFL season.

Hours before the Philadelphia Eagles put pads on for the first time under new coach Chip Kelly, fans tailgated outside and waited for the Linc to open its gates Sunday.

More than 65,000 tickets were distributed for practice, and nearly half the people showed up. The estimated crowd of 30,000 was a club record for practice. As former ...

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