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The Philadelphia Eagles are an American football team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles joined the National Football League in the year 1933. They have appeared in two Super Bowls (XXXIX and XV) but have not yet won a Super Bowl. They have won three championships in 1948, 1949, and 1960. Sixteen Eagles players have become Pro Football Hall of Famers. Donovan McNabb was the quarterback for the Eagles from 1999-2009. He was traded to the Washington Redskins on April 4, 2010. Michael Vick is now the quarterback for the Eagles.
The Eagles were named after the Bald Eagle, a symbol of the USA. The city of Philadelphia played a large part in the early history of the USA.