Eagles, Temple Want to Meet Kenney After Football Stadium Opposition Surfaces

Temple University has reportedly put their plans to construct a football stadium in North Philadelphia on hold as officials from both the university and the Eagles say they are happy to meet with Mayor-elect Jim Kenney to discuss his criticism of the pro team's commitment to the school.

"As always, we welcome the opportunity to sit down with the Mayor-elect to discuss our long-standing partnership with Temple University," said Eagles President Don Smolenski in a statement to the Philadelphia Business Journal.

"We have not only completely honored our obligations with Temple but have gone above and beyond to support Temple football at Lincoln Financial Field," Smolenski continued. "In fact, we recently expanded our relationship with the university this past season."

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