Chase Daniel

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is quietly influential with peers

Jeffrey Lurie danced like nobody was watching after the Philadelphia Eagles won both of their playoff games.

Video cameras in the locker room recorded his awkward moves for millions of viewers, but the team's longtime owner will be happy to lead a giant dance party if the Eagles beat the New England Patriots on Sunday to capture the first Super Bowl title in franchise history.

"This is the most passionate fan base in the NFL , if not in sports," Lurie said. "They care so much, they're our partners, and we just want to win so badly for them."

The 66-year-old Lurie grew up a passionate Boston sports fan. He even tried to buy the...

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