Mike Sielski: The Eagles won't have a real home-field advantage against the Rams, and it doesn't matter anyway

PHILADELPHIA — When the Eagles drafted Nate Gerry in 2017, their home stadium became his home stadium — Lincoln Financial Field, seating capacity: 69,176. Sounds like a big crowd. Not to Gerry. He had played linebacker and safety for four years at Nebraska, and Memorial Stadium in Lincoln holds 90,000 people. Not to mention that Gerry had starred at Washington High School in Sioux Falls, S.D., which claims a “national record” 42 state championships and has an enrollment of more than 1,800 students. So it’s a fair bet that Washington got a good turnout for home games. Maybe not quite what a thu…

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