WTXF- PHILADELPHIA - Eagles tackle Lane Johnson this week became the latest in a long line of Philadelphia athletes to draw fire for criticizing the city's fans.
Speaking following the team's second home loss in as many weeks, Johnson told Philadelphia magazine in an interview Tuesday that the fans' boos mean the Eagles no longer enjoy a home field advantage.
"If we get down by any significant amount of points or we don't make any first downs, we're going to get booed," Johnson said. "That's just kind of how it is. It's not really home field advantage playing here anymore. Really, that's the truth. Cats here, they really don't care."
Following a fan outcry, Johnson apologized on his Twitter account, calling the comment "out of line" and vowing to earn the fans' cheers: