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Now retired, Brent Celek is leading Eagles chants in the stands at the Linc

Man of the people!

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Former Eagles tight end Brent Celek missed only one game in his 11 years with the team, and just because he’s retired doesn’t mean he’s taking game day off. Celek opted to call it a career during the 2018 offseason rather than sign a deal outside of Philadelphia, and it’s clear that his heart wouldn’t have been with any other team.

He played the role of team ambassador, along with Jon Dorenbos, during the Eagles trip to London earlier this season, and has been embracing everything he can associated with the organization.

Against Washington on Monday night, Celek was among Eagles fans, cheering and chanting for his team.

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And it wouldn’t be a game in Philadelphia without hearing E-A-G-L-E-S chants, and Celek did his part on Monday night to get the crowd involved.

The former tight end wasn’t just enjoying his time with fans either, he made his way into the locker room following the win to chat with some of his former teammates. Just look at his smile while he’s talking to center Jason Kelce.

There’s a reason Celek chose to retire instead of suiting up with another team, and we couldn’t ask for a better Eagles ambassador than the 11-year franchise tight end.

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