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Randall Cunningham to join Eagles honor roll

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Next week, at halftime of the Chiefs game, the Eagles will honor one of the most exciting athletes in Philadelphia sports history. Randall Cunningham.

Cunningham played in 122 games with the team from 1985-95. and earned Pro Bowl selections from 1989-91. His three Pro Bowls rank second behind Donovan McNabb (5) in team history at quarterback. In his 11 seasons, Cunningham passed for 22,877 yards, 150 touchdowns and 105 interceptions to rank third in franchise history behind McNabb and Ron Jaworski.

The Eagles haven't inducted a player into their honor roll since 1996, when the late Jerome Brown went in.

"I’m so excited about this," Cunningham said from his home in Las Vegas. "I can’t wait to get there. I still love Philadelphia."

"They retired my jersey in college (at UNLV) and that was awesome. This is even more special," Cunningham said. "I don’t think they have ever given my number 12 to any other player, so that’s kind of special in its own right."

Thinking about Randall takes me back to a fun time as an Eagles fan. The defense back then was legendary and the offense more or less relied completely on Randall doing something amazing. I think it's a great idea for him to be honored and he absolutely deserves it.