Eagles Sign Ill Teen to Honorary Contract

LeSean McCoy, Nick Foles and GM Howie Roseman make this weekend a special one for a local teenager battling leukemia.

Sunday night's game between the Giants and Eagles has many storylines. Buried amidst the on field storylines is a story that reminds fans that football is so much more than just a game.

As part of the TODAY Show's "Together We Make Football Series", NBC's Josh Elliott tells the story of how the Eagles helped create the Ronald McDonald House to help children and teenagers battle serious illnesses.

The story also spotlights 15-year-old Eagles' fan Colin Delaney. Delaney, who is battling leukemia, received an amazing gift from Eagles' general manager Howie Roseman. In addition to getting to meet LeSean McCoy and Nick Foles, he received an honorary contract and the chance to sit behind the team bench during Sunday night's game.

You can watch the full story HERE below courtesy of TODAY.com and NBC News.


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