Philadelphia Eagles’ fans greeted former team head coach Andy Reid with a standing ovation on his return to the Lincoln Financial Field not as an Eagle but on the opposing team, the Kansas City Chiefs.
It was a festive game between the Eagles and the Chiefs. The Eagles retired Donovan McNabb’s No.5 jersey during half time show. Reid returned to the stadium for the first time since he was fired from the ball club, and the Chiefs sacked Eagles quarterback Michael Vick six times, bulldozing their way to a third consecutive win.
But while the Chiefs were busy beating up on the Eagles on the field, fans began fighting in the stands.
A huge brawl broke out in the bleachers just inches from the press box during Thursday’s game. New York Post’s Bart Hubbuch was able to capture the incident with his cell phone camera. Details of the fight are scarce, but according to one reporter, three rows of fans were eventually thrown out of the stadium.