While the Eagles were making final preparations for Saturday's game against the Saints, about 600 people were busy clearing snow from the Lincoln Financial Field complex in Philadelphia on Friday.

The process began at approximately 7:30 a.m. as the workers from a Philadelphia-area contractor and local unions shoveled snow from the stands into chutes down to the field, according to Vice President of Facility Operations Jason Miller. From there, the snow was transported into the parking lot and moved to the Navy Yard.

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Team officials have had a few opportunities to perfect the process.

The players shouldn't have any problems with snow on the playing surface tonight because of a heating system that is located under the field, according to Director of Grounds Tony Leonard.

The officials estimated they will have moved 2 million to 3 million pounds of snow before Saturday's game.


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