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 observed by Philly parking attendants.
Scheduled to affix his group throughout a recreation in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, Covey was speculated to park his automobile in a non-public gamers’ car parking zone outdoors Lincoln Monetary Discipline. 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 observe squad parking go, the attendants didn’t acknowledge him.
“Once I informed them I used to be ‘elevated,’ they mentioned, ‘Look, you don’t have the go 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 should be there,” he added.
Covey later claimed he needed to park amongst Eagles tailgaters and was finally let into the sport the place he collected three punt returns for 14 whole yards.
Hear his parking woes in a video filmed by reporter Howard Eskin beneath:
The dismissal didn’t result in any dangerous luck for Philadelphia. The Eagles beat the Vikings 24-7 on Monday night time.