NFL punt returner Britain Covey is 2 video games into his rookie season with the Philadelphia Eagles. Nonetheless, his ties to the group haven’t been solidified sufficient to get him seen by Philly parking attendants.
Scheduled to hitch his group throughout a sport in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, Covey was purported to park his automobile in a non-public gamers’ car parking zone exterior Lincoln Monetary Subject. Teammates had informed him to elucidate to the parking attendants that he was “elevated” to the Eagles energetic roster and to be let in.
However when Covey drove as much as the doorway of the lot with an Eagles apply squad parking move, the attendants didn’t acknowledge him.
“After I informed them I used to be ‘elevated,’ they mentioned, ‘Look, you don’t have the move for this.’ And I mentioned, ‘No, I’m a participant!’ They usually mentioned, ’We’re sorry, man,” Covey recalled.
“I don’t suppose [they knew who I was], which is comprehensible. I imply, I gotta show myself in Philly earlier than I need to be there,” he added.
Covey later claimed he needed to park amongst Eagles tailgaters and was finally let into the sport the place he gathered three punt returns for 14 whole yards.
Hear his parking woes in a video filmed by reporter Howard Eskin under:
The dismissal didn’t result in any dangerous luck for Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the Vikings 24-7 on Monday night time.