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Kids take part in football combine in Mayfair

Kickoff time: A.J. Feeley, a former quarterback on the Eagles, talks football with kids at the Mayfair Community Center. TOM WARING / TIMES PHOTO

The Mayfair Business Improvement District on Saturday partnered with sports radio WIP and Einstein Healthcare Network on the first Mayfair NFL Combine and Community Health Day at the Mayfair Community Center.

Philadelphia Eagles alumni A.J. Feeley and Jon Ritchie signed autographs, posed for pictures and threw passes to kids in attendance.

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WIP’s James Seltzer, John Barchard and Eliot Shorr-Parks broadcast live.

Einstein offered blood pressure testing and nutritional tips. Art History 101 and Harold Slutsky Orthodontics set up tables,

Visitors were treated to water, Rita’s mango and cherry water ice, Factory Donuts and Montesini Pizza.

The afternoon also featured, for kids, a 40-yard dash, three-cone drill, standing long jump, a pushup challenge, a 20-yard shuttle run, vertical jump, field goal kick, bean bag toss and the WIP prize wheel.

Fun Fieldz organized the football activities and played fight songs from football programs such as Tennessee, USC and Michigan. ••

Say cheese: Jon Richie and A.J. Feeley posed for photoes with kids attending the combine. TOM WARING / TIMES PHOTO
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