Johnson promised ESPN if the Eagles won the Super Bowl, he'd give free beers to everyone. So far, Long is undefeated in his playoff career (he never went to the postseason during his tenure with the St. Louis Rams).
If you're an Eagles fan who can't be at today's parade, or simply want to see if anyone eats any horse poop, you can catch all the action via the live stream feed below.
Long took to Twitter shortly before the big event to show off his attire. Fans young and old lined the streets as parents held their young children on their shoulders and college roommates shared beers while watching the Eagles make their way down the parade route. Led by backup quarterback Nick Foles and second-year coach Doug Pederson, the Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33.
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The parade starts near the team's stadium and ends its 5-mile trek at the art museum steps that Sylvester Stallone climbed in the "Rocky" movies - a fitting finish for a team seen as the underdog, just like the fictional fighter.
On Thursday, February 8th, people from throughout South Jersey began lining the five-mile route before dawn and organizers say they were prepared for as many as two million people. PATCO suggested an alternative: Walking across the almost 2-mile-long (3-kilometer-long) Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
The city is gearing up and shutting down for its first-ever Super Bowl parade, with universities, schools and government offices all shuttering and mass transit being shifted to serve the needs of parade-going Eagles fans. People marched down Broad, chanting the Eagles fight song, taking pictures with City Hall in the background.