Wednesday, July 23, 2008
July 17, 2008
In what has become an annual event, the Eagles have named the cover cheerleader for 2008.
Cheerleader Amy was picked from the 38-woman squad to grace the cover of this year's calendar, which was shot by photographer Steven Vaccariello.
According to the Cheerleader's official site at http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/cheerleaders/, Amy is an operating room nurse when she is not cheering and this is her fifth season on the squad.
Vaccariello and the squad went to the Dominican Republic for this year's photo shoot.
The announcement was made Wednedsay night at an invitation-only press event that was simulcast on the Internet for Eagles fans.
Earlier on Wednesday, some squad members dropped by Fox 29 to discuss and model their ecology friendly bathing suits.
Some of the suits were made from recycled plastic bottle and jewelry included recycled computer chips.
As of Thursday afternoon, a slideshow of the calendar had more than 5,000 views on the team's official Web site.
A report in the Philadelphia Inquirer earlier this week indicated that last season's calendar sold at least 25,000 copies.their annual calendar for 2008.