Meet the Philadelphia Eagles’ First Male Cheerleader

via 6 ABC

Let’s give a warm Philadelphia welcome to Kyle Tanguay, who is the Birds’ newest cheerleader. He’s the first dude to make the squad, ever.

Some info via Action News

The Philadelphia Eagles will have a male cheerleader at home games this upcoming season.

Kyle Tanguay was one of the talented dancers chosen during Tuesday night’s final tryouts for the 2019 Eagles Cheerleading Squad.

Tanguay is from Rochester, New Hampshire.

According to his website, he started dancing at the age of 10. He is currently a student at the University of the Arts.

Quinton Peron and Napolean Jinnies were the first male cheerleaders in the NFL when they joined the Los Angeles Ram squad in 2018. They also became the first to perform at the Super Bowl.

Yeah, cool. Welcome aboard.

Men make for good cheerleaders because they are natural “bases” and “spotters.” At least I think that’s the case. My mom has been a cheerleading coach for decades, and I think that’s what you call the people who lift the 5 foot, 95 pound girls into the air, where they do a triple back flip or some other crazy stunt.

Of course the social media comments on this story are all over the place. People still have an issue with male cheerleaders in 2019, for whatever reason, but as long as Kyle is a hard-working, blue collar, lunch pail carrying Philly guy, he’s good in my book.

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  • Carson Wentz's Gimpy Leg...and bad Back May 1, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    This should go well…

    • Reese Merrill May 1, 2019 at 12:22 pm

      WTF is this May1st or April 1st?

      • Truth May 1, 2019 at 12:59 pm

        Oh this poof is far from a “hard working, blue collar, lunch pail carrying Philly guy”
        He attends University of the Arts for god sakes.
        This twinkle toes Tinker Bell wouldn’t know the first thing about hard labor.

        • Shart Shartveit May 1, 2019 at 1:40 pm

          The truth is he could beat you in a 100-yard dash and a push-up contest.

        • Michael Sam May 1, 2019 at 4:37 pm

          You said HARD….

    • what in the world? May 1, 2019 at 12:29 pm

      another article to skip and go to the comments.. if you wanted a date kink, you should have just asked instead of writing a ridiculous post about it. Reading this is like listening to jason and the cuz.

  • Kate Devlin May 1, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Hello?!?!?!?!? Eye candy! Is it getting hot in here or is it just me? LOL!
    Enjoy your lunch folks!

    – Kate

  • Lester from Lester May 1, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    My odds of finding a cheerleader that would hook up with me just rose substantially.

  • I cant stop laughing May 1, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Well… I’m fully endorsing C B S Kevin’s thoughts on this situation. On a funny note, Philadelphia is about to be known for something other than the Santa Clause thing when this democrat takes an ice ball off his head at the Linc in December

  • But... May 1, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    As long as he’s not Mexican, right Kevy?

    That sensitivity training really paid off! Guess you slingshotted too far to the other side though, thinking you’re so morally high-grounded that you can judge others opinions.

  • What's next... May 1, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    co-ed unisex barracks in the Corps?

  • Heard cuz was the first choice May 1, 2019 at 12:12 pm

    But he’s too busy on game day to take the job.

    • Glen Mills from Glen mills May 1, 2019 at 1:02 pm

      Cuz wouldn’t make it through pre game introductions before his primo stuffed face would burst and he keeled over with a coronary.

  • Bruce from 12th & Spruce May 1, 2019 at 12:19 pm

    This guy’s a dish. What position does he play, tight end or wide receiver?

    • Nope, he's the long snapper May 1, 2019 at 3:10 pm

      He precisely places the ball in the holder’s hand.

  • perplexed season ticket holder May 1, 2019 at 12:20 pm

    This is making me rethink my 3rd installment payment next week, good lord

  • Deputy Van Halen May 1, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    Woke Cheerleading.

  • George Costanza May 1, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    A man gave me… a massage.
    He was… touching and rubbing.
    And then I took my pants off.
    For my hamstring.
    He got about two inches from… there.
    I think it moved.
    It may have moved, I don’t know.
    It moved! It was imperceptible but I felt it.
    No, no. It wasn’t a shift, I’ve shifted, this was a move.
    That’s the sign! The test; if a man makes it move.

  • His name is made up, right? May 1, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    These dude is gonna slay all those female cheerleaders. My man gonna have a bunch of baby momma’s soon.

    • That's his real name May 1, 2019 at 3:09 pm

      Shame on anyone who thinks the U is silent.

  • Dean Domino May 1, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    I thought the first male Eagles cheerleader was Howard Eskin.

    • Dave Spadaro May 1, 2019 at 1:03 pm

      Hey, I resent that! It was me, not the wolfman!

    • Hollis Thomas May 1, 2019 at 1:04 pm

      Tee hee hee

  • Chance- VP of the g&a falcons May 1, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    Can see this guy cheerleader accidentally walking in the players locker room on purpose

    • If I was a male cheerleaader May 1, 2019 at 3:08 pm

      I would walk into cheerleaders locker room. And lets be fair here no discrimination. You should be able to shower with them also.

  • Burger May 1, 2019 at 12:44 pm

    Mike miss & Matt egg going to love this move by the eagles

  • Michael Sam May 1, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    What the fucking shit fuck?!?!?!?!?

  • Kinkead Blows May 1, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    Can we put Kinkead back on paternity leave? This site is so much better when he’s not around.

  • AmericanSkinFlutePlayer May 2, 2019 at 9:19 am

    By the looks of him, he’s comfortable being on the bottom, so this should work out great

  • Cowboy Dave May 3, 2019 at 7:33 am

    The Cowboys are famous for our cheerleaders.

    The Eagles think there are 37 genders and they should have one of each as cheerleaders.

    Just wait until some “die hard” Eagles fan lights this guy up with a D battery.

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