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File #: 190165    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/7/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/7/2019
Title: Honoring and celebrating Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback, Nick Foles, for his accomplishments on the field, his historic place in Eagles' history and his contributions to Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember O'Neill
Attachments: 1. SignatureCopy19016500
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Honoring and celebrating Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback, Nick Foles, for his accomplishments on the field, his historic place in Eagles' history and his contributions to Philadelphia.
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WHEREAS, Nick Foles, is the Super Bowl winning Quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles who led the team to victory against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2017 with a game ending score of 41-33.
WHEREAS, Nick Foles demonstrated admirable leadership and perseverance when he stepped into the Quarterback position during the Eagles' playoff run and ultimately led the team to Super Bowl LII.
WHEREAS, Nick Foles threw the game-winning touchdown pass at the end of Super Bowl LII securing an Eagles victory and his place in Eagles history.
WHEREAS, Nick Foles was also on the receiving end of a touchdown pass from Trey Burton that will be forever known as the Philly Special.
WHEREAS, Thanks to his cool head under pressure, sportsmanship, and bold choices, Nick Foles became Super Bowl LII's Most Valuable Player and the only Philadelphia Eagle to ever win this award.
WHEREAS, Nick Foles and his teammates brought the Lombardi Trophy to Philadelphia for the first time in history.
WHEREAS, Through his performance on the field during the Super Bowl and his time with the Eagles, Mr. Foles solidified his place in franchise history and Philadelphians' hearts as Saint Nick.
WHEREAS, Even in the midst of a Super Bowl, St. Nick's passing game stayed as smooth as the Crisco-covered street signs that his most ardent fans adored.
WHEREAS, There was no need for the country's greatest football fans to offer batteries or snowballs to jolly old St. Nick, who enjoyed boundless energy and veins full of ice water in every fourth quarter.
WHEREAS, In addition to his on-field accomplishments and other philanthropy, Nick Foles contributed both his time and finances to improving the lives of Philadelphia's children with his work with the Philadelphia Children's Alliance.
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