Kevin Negandhi interviewed for Philadelphia Eagles seriesPhiladelphia Eagles Television producer Chris Barletto (L) and radio/TV producer Bryan Thomas gave SportsCenter anchor Kevin Negandhi a football autographed by the 2013 team before interviewing him for their Top 5 Moments in Eagles History series which will compile celebrity responses and run throughout the season on the team’s web site and Philadelphia’s ABC affiliate 6abc WPVI-TV. (Dan Quinn / ESPN)
Kevin Negandhi interviewed for Philadelphia Eagles seriesNegandhi, a Phoenixville, Penn. native and life-long Eagles fan, answered questions including Who was the best Eagles free-agent signing: “Troy Vincent – it was an indication where this team was going, it was going to spend some money.” (Dan Quinn / ESPN)
Kevin Negandhi interviewed for Philadelphia Eagles seriesThe 1997 Temple University grad was also asked Who was the Eagles top Draft gem (fifth round and lower): “Wilbert Montgomery – that was my first jersey as a kid, and I still have it.” Best comeback win? Evoked another memory: “I scored a couple of touchdowns in a Pop Warner game, and all my father could say was, “You made me miss the comeback, you made me miss the comeback,” referring to the Eagles September 17, 1989 42-37 win over the Redskins. (Dan Quinn / ESPN)
Kevin Negandhi interviewed for Philadelphia Eagles seriesWearing a green Eagles tie in Studio B, down the hall from where he had just finished Tuesday morning’s SportsCenter with Hannah Storm, Negandhi gave fellow ESPNers some love, saying of The best trade: “Getting Jaws (Ron Jaworski). He represents how I got into sports. To my left, my father would yell at Jaws on TV. I always stuck up for him.” And when told Herm Edwards was in the Most Underrated category for never making the Pro Bowl, Negandhi said, “Herm never made the Pro Bowl? I’m going to get him on that, but that’s kind of disgraceful because of the career Herm had.” (Dan Quinn / ESPN)
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