The Philadelphia Eagles released their plans for their new $125 million renovation of Lincoln Financial Field back in June. Gesler Architecture and Turner Construction are overseeing the project. The renovations began in June but due to concerts and other summer events this year, only some of the renovations will be complete by the Eagles’ open their home schedule Sunday against the Chargers with the rest of the changes being implemented for the start of the 2014 season.
One of the major upgrades for this year is the addition of a new WiFi network which is of particular interest to fans who play fantasy football. Not only will they be able to log on to the free WiFi but, according to a team press release, they will be able to stream the NFL RedZone channel through their phones.
Next season, there will be new high-definition video boards at both end zones, free Wi-Fi for fans that can accommodate 45,000 users, the addition of 1,600 new seats which will bring the 2014 capacity to 69,194, Pro Shop and Suite level enhancements, and new, wider stadium entrances which will get fans through the gates faster.
They are also gave the Pro-Shop a makeover in addition to replacing the carpets on the suite level. The Linc is the fifth newest stadium in the NFL but this is the first major renovation to the fan experience in the 10-year old stadium’s existence.
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