It’s a good thing these guys play football.
The emphasis was on fun over fundamentals on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park, where Carson Wentz gathered nearly 30 of his Eagles teammates to play in a softball game benefiting his Audience of One foundation.
Tight end Richard Rodgers assumed the crown of home-run champion, edging out punter Jake Elliott for the honors. His bombs landed far past the plastic fence erected in the outfield normally covered by Bryce Harper.
And it was Rodgers who helped the offense rally to beat the defense, 17-16, on a walk-off dinger in the bottom of the sixth.
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