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Molly Schuyler Downs Record 501 Wings to Win Philly's Wing Bowl

Wing Bowl Has Extra Juice Thanks to Eagles Super Bowl Run

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    More Than Just Gluttony With Eagles in Super Bowl

    The annual 94WIP Wing Bowl ended up turning into one big Eagles pep rally. NBC10's Matt DeLucia reports.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 2, 2018)

    Competitive eater Molly Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia.

    Wing Bowl is usually Philadelphia's substitute for the Eagles going to the Super Bowl.

    But Friday's competition was an unusual two-fer. It was also a rally for the Eagles on the eve of their third Super Bowl appearance.

    Wing Bowl 26 drew nearly 20,000 people to the Wells Fargo Center to watch Schuyler top the old wing-eating record of 444, set in 2015.

    The event was started in the 1990s by local sports radio hosts and is usually staged two days before the Super Bowl. It's turned into a huge, boozy spectacle with a parade of flamboyant contestants and a competition for women called "Wingettes."

    On Sunday, the Eagles play the New England Patriots.