Doug Pederson was a former backup quarterback to Brett Favre in Green Bay and Donovan McNabb in Philadelphia.
Now, he’s a Super Bowl champion and in his postgame press conference Sunday night, he talked about the priorities in his life.
“It’s all about the faith, it’s all about our family and it’s all about the Philadelphia Eagles and it is in that order,” Pederson said. “My faith keeps me grounded every single day. I just come to work. I’m the same person. I don’t ever want to change. I love this environment and hopefully we can win a couple more of these.”
On the podium immediately after winning the Super Bowl, in an interview with NBC’s Dan Patrick, Pederson thanked his Maker for the opportunity to be in the position he was in.
“I can only give the praise to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for giving me this opportunity.” – Doug Pederson
“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 5:16
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