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How growing up in Coplay, Pennsylvania, played a role in Saquon Barkley signing with the Philadelphia Eagles

Posted on AllSides March 18th, 2024
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Saquon Barkley was engulfed into the Philadelphia Eagles long before he even played a down for his new franchise. Even if Barkley wasn't an Eagles fan himself growing up, he got to see how the organization operated through the eyes of a spectator. Being raised in Coplay, Pennsylvania, had its benefits, as Barkley was 10 minutes from Lehigh University, where the Eagles held training camp from 1996 to 2012. The Eagles developed an entire generation of fans thanks to spending summers at Lehigh, getting a close look...

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