Johnson says that because of the different grass than the team is accustomed to practicing on at the NovaCare Complex, the Eagles’ equipment staff flew out and distributed cleats with metal spikes.

Overall, though, the Eagles came away impressed by the job done in concert between the Eagles’ football operations staff, grounds crew and the Angels’ organization.

“it’s been pretty seamless,” head coach

The Eagles came away impressed by the job done in concert between the Eagles’ football operations staff, grounds crew and the Angels’ organization.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Anaheim Angels rolled out the red carpet for the Eagles, including by giving every player a Mike Trout bobblehead in their locker upon arrival into the palatial home clubhouse of Angel Stadium ahead of Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Many players were blown away by the accommodations.

“I’ll tell you what,” Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson said. “This is pretty sweet. Baseball players have it made.”

Like most Major League Baseball clubhouses, the Angels’ features several leather couches, mounted flat-screen TVs, and even a schedule on the wall that has a baseball glued to each date of an Angels’ victory from the 2017 season.

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However, several players said that actually practicing on the field that was converted from a baseball diamond to a gridiron took some getting used to.

“It took me about a period to get used to it,” Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins said of the field conditions. “It was a little slick. It’s not every day that they put a football field in a baseball stadium.”

Johnson says that because of the different grass than the team is accustomed to practicing on at the NovaCare Complex, the Eagles’ equipment staff flew out and distributed cleats with metal spikes.

Overall, though, the Eagles came away impressed by the job done in concert between the Eagles’ football operations staff, grounds crew and the Angels’ organization.

“it’s been pretty seamless,” head coach Doug Pederson said at the team’s hotel in Costa Mesa on Wednesday prior to practice. “I’ve got to credit our IT staff, our video department, our training …read more

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