New York Giants

In anticipation of the ‘Monday Night Football’ matchup between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles, ‘Rocky’ received a makeover.

By Robby Sabo

Well this is certainly interesting, and downright fantastic.

Tonight, on Monday Night Football, Eli Manning and the New York Giants take on the Eagles in Philadelphia, the place not suitable for the faint of heart. With New York sitting at 3-2 and the Eagles at 2-3, it’s a huge game.

Both fan-bases know this. Although, perhaps a little extra incentive couldn’t hurt.

Philly fans have to be raging right now after they woke up to this site:

What you’re looking at is Philly’s statue of Rocky Balboa wearing Giants blue. In fact, he’s donning the No. 5, Steve Weatherford’s number when he was with the club.

Although Weatherford claims he had nothing to do with the Rocky makeover, the photo does come from Weatherford himself.

Now this is grounds for an especially fun night from Lincoln Financial Field.

H/T Instagram, weatherford5 and Giants 101

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Robby Sabo is a co-founder, CEO and credentialed New York Jets content creator for Jets X-Factor - Jet X, which includes Sabo's Sessions (in-depth film breakdowns) and Sabo with the Jets. Host: Underdog Jets Podcast with Wayne Chrebet and Sabo Radio. Member: Pro Football Writers of America. Coach: Port Jervis (NY) High School. Washed up strong safety and 400M runner. SEO: XL Media. Founder: Elite Sports NY - ESNY (Sold in 2020). SEO: XL Media. Email: robby.sabo[at]