Eagles fans tear apart Philadelphia after Super Bowl win

Collapsing hotel awnings, pulling down traffic lights, eating horse poop? Things got real in Philly.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Crushed by their loss to the Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles fans went on the rampage in their own city, causing mayhem on the streets.

*Checks final score* Wait, what was that? They won? Oh right yes. The Eagles won and still their fans tore apart their own city.

As the New York Times reports, things in Philly actually started out pretty peacefully as Eagles fans gathered to celebrate their momentous 41-33 victory over New England to claim their first ever Super Bowl.

But then things took a turn for the worse, and we're not just talking climbing lamp posts (though there was plenty of that).

A group of fans pulled down traffic lights, set fires, smashed windows, climbed on the roofs of garbage trucks, rolled cars, pushed over concrete planters and flooded city hall where they held a keg party

Oh and then this happened to the awning of the Ritz-Carlton hotel.

A trending hashtag on Sunday night was #phillypolicescanner, as America became briefly obsessed with listening to Philadelphia police talking about what they were seeing in downtown Philly.

Considering there were few reports of similar celebrations in Minneapolis, it sounds like the Eagles kept their worst fans at home ... either that or it was too damn cold to riot.

Check out some of the tweets from Philadelphia.

Next Up

Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota legal marijuana bill headed for House vote for first time ever

The bill passed the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday.

Douglas Schroeder

Appeal to find 59-year-old man missing from Edina

Douglas Schroeder was last seen on Thursday.

Ambulance Hennepin Healthcare

Woman found fatally shot in downtown parking ramp

It happened on 9th Street South between LaSalle and Hennepin.

duluth police department

Woman critical after Duluth stabbing, man suffers broken leg

Police have released sparse details about the incident.

Screen Shot 2021-05-08 at 10.01.38 PM

Police: Man, 20, killed his older sister in Chanhassen

Police found the 25-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov's playmaking, Rask's OT winner on display against Ducks

The Wild superstar had a pair of assists in a 4-3 victory.

Tyler Duffey

Twins offense, bullpen continue to struggle against Tigers

The Tigers scored five runs in the seventh inning in a 7-3 defeat.

ambulance

Early Saturday crash leaves 2 kids, 1 adult dead in Maple Grove

The crash happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday.

State Patrol

State Patrol reports 2 fatal crashes on Friday in Minnesota

The first incident happened in Austin Township, and the second happened in Birch Lake Township.

motorcycle

Deaths on Minnesota roads in 2021 at highest level in more than a decade

There have been a total of eight motorcyclist fatalities on Minnesota roads this year.

Related

Eagles fans tear apart Philadelphia after Super Bowl win

Collapsing hotel awnings, pulling down traffic lights, eating horse poop? Things got real in Philly.