Lightning and rain may have delayed the moment, but nothing could take away from it.

Ladies and gentlemen, the Eagles' 2017 Super Bowl banner, now hanging at Lincoln Financial Field:

Fireworks fly past the Eagles Super Bowl banner ahead of Thursday’s game.
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Fireworks fly past the Eagles Super Bowl banner ahead of Thursday’s game.

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Prior to the unveiling of the banner, team owner Jeffrey Lurie and new Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins took the field with the Lombardi Trophy to get the crowd fired up.

After one more raucous E-A-G-L-E-S chant, the curtain came up.

One fan captured the roar of the crowd upon the unveiling.

One more time, just for fun:

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