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March 24, 2017

Fan invites Eagles player to wedding in Ohio ... and he's actually going to attend

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Philadelphia Eagles guard Brandon Brooks.

Eagles guard Brandon Brooks isn't just a good football player, he's a good dude.

Almost immediately upon his arrival in Philly – after signing a longterm deal with the Birds – Brooks made it a point to get to know his new city and its football fans, no matter where they live.

But this weekend, the 27-year-old is taking that to another level after receiving the best letter from a fan to a Philly athlete since ... 

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Geoffrey Lane, an Eagles fan and fellow Miami University graduate, invited Brooks to his wedding in Ohio. And Brooks has actually decided to take him up on his offer; he'll attend the ceremony on Saturday, according to his Twitter account.

That's pretty awesome. And it's given me an idea for my own wedding this coming September.

Dear Mr. Brian Dawkins... 

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