The theme of the Eagles season has gone from Super Bowl favorites to underdogs after Carson Wentz’ injury has the Eagles not favored in . game this postseason despite being the #1 seed and the accompanying home-field advantage. The underdog mentality has personified Saturday night when a dog mask was worn by Eagles lineman Chris Long on the field following their win over the Falcons.
It appears as if the dog mask thing has taken off.
The team not only announced that fans will allow fans to wear the masks into the stadium for Sunday’s NFC Championship game in Philadelphia, but are encouraging it.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 15, 2018
With that, the masks quickly sold out on Amazon TWICE in less than 48 hours.
The dog masks sold out on Amazon, were restocked, and are about to sell out again. The Linc is going to get weird Sunday: https://t.co/Ionxi0mofl
— Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus) January 15, 2018
The German Shepard-inspired masks are made by a company called CreepyParty, which is now having trouble keeping up with the demand. According to ESPN, they’ve already sold more than 500 masks and have hundreds of more requests.
The Chinese factory has an initial inventory of about 300 masks, having to buy 300 more from other distributors at a higher cost, unfortunately for Eagles fans wanting to get their hands on them. leading to a price hike.