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Sport Eagles will wear home green at New Orleans? You bet

23:10  02 july  2018
23:10  02 july  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Eagles will wear their home green jerseys at New Orleans in Week 11.

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The reason: Philly coach Doug Pederson won a golf bet against Saints coach Sean Payton.

Playing a friendly round in Orlando, Fla., at the NFL Meetings in March, they decided to, y'know, make it interesting.

"There's a good chance it involved me being in water," Payton joked on a conference call that included Pederson, for the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament July 13-15 in Lake Tahoe (via NJ.com).

"I was fortunate enough to win that bet," Pederson said of winning the hole on which the wager road (truth be told, they said, it was one of multiple bets Pederson won that day).

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The Eagles are 10-0 wearing midnight green jerseys and white pants in games that they’ve actually tried to win. Two of New England’s three losses in 2017 came while they were wearing their dark blue home uniforms.

Added the Eagles coach: "After a while your competitive juices start flowing, you kinda try to feel each other out a bit to see 'OK, how is he going to play, how am I going to play.' Then I think Sean and I both got to the point where it was like we have to do something here. We have to play for something.

"We started talking about it, talking about jersey colors and Sean was like, there's only so many things as head coaches that we can control. Obviously we can control (jersey colors) and we said hey this is a great idea."

Pederson called Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and president of football operations Howie Roseman after winning the bet. The Eagles coach got the go-ahead.

So, in Week 11, the Eagles will wear their green home jerseys, and the Saints will wear white.

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