Just in case
their ‘A’ game isn’t enough, the Eagles packed something to help them get the
job done here today … O2.
|McCoy tells Vick where he stashed the O2.|
Even if the
altitude issue is mostly in the heads of Eagles players, as the coaches and
training staff have preached, it helps to know an honest gulp of air in this
Mile High City is only an oxygen mask away. (Always put your mask on
before helping others.)
oxygen tanks on the sides of the benches,” Eagles veteran pass-rusher Trent
Cole said. “So if we ever need it we’ll go to them. And we have backups. We
have oxygen tanks and backups.”
expect the altitude to be a problem. He doesn’t think it was a big deal when he
and the Eagles were crushed here, 49-21, in 2005.
LeSean McCoy hasn’t played a game in altitude. Conversations with players on
other teams convinced him not to think about it.
“I think it’s a
mental thing,” McCoy said. “There’s so much air, it should be alright.”
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