The Philadelphia Eagles Alumni Association was formed in 2011 to enhance the team's existing Alumni Program. Since 2011, the team has hosted an alumni captain at every home game and has recognized those alumni present at Lincoln Financial Field.
This past season, Donovan McNabb's No. 5 was sent to the rafters in the Sept. 19 game against the Chiefs. In 2012, Brian Dawkins' No. 20 was retired during the September 30 game vs. the Giants. Troy Vincent and Leo Carlin were inducted into the team's Hall of Fame of the November 26 game vs. Carolina.
Players are given consideration for entry into the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame no sooner than three years after their retirement from the NFL. An internal committee within the Philadelphia Eagles organization submits candidates for consideration upon which time a decision is made within the Eagles organization. In special circumstances, exceptions are considered.
You have your board and you have your draft target and then along comes a team to mess up all the plans. It happens all the time. It happened to the Eagles in 1982 ...