Saturday, August 1, 2015

Philadelphia fan creates Halloween display celebrating ex-coach's demise

A Philadelphia fan created a Halloween display honoring the local coaches' demises in the past year.

Philadelphia fan creates Halloween display celebrating ex-coach's demise


Halloween is right around the corner and people are looking out for all sorts of scary things to get in the spirit of the holiday.

One group of people doesn't have to look far for a frightful sight: Philadelphia sports fans just have to look up the local teams' place in the standings for a scare.

The Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, Sixers and Union all missed the playoffs in their previous seasons and the outlook for the current and upcoming seasons does not look promising. At the moment, the Union have a slim shot at postseason play, but the team will need a lot of help in the last week of the MLS season.

In addition, the four major sports teams changed head coaches in 2013.

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Our cartoonist Rob Tornoe used that subject for a caption contest a couple weeks ago.

Now, local fan, @nuclearuterus on Twitter, has erected an elaborate display for her front lawn, honoring each coach's demise. Check it out:

Here's the daytime look:

As bad as things are for Philly fans, it's worse for Giants fans. She has a special place in her display for the NFC East cellar-dwellers:

We'll be checking back for the Eli Manning zombie.

(h/t to Fox Sports' Laces Out)

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