Who's afraid of a little snow?

KEN FIDLIN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:04 AM ET

The NFL and the city of Philadelphia got an earful from Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, who is disgusted that the Eagles game against the Vikings was postponed for 48 hours.

"It goes against everything that football is all about," Rendell said on radio station 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia.

In anticipation of a massive storm, the Eagles and the NFL postponed the game at noon on Sunday, before any snow had accumulated. By game time Sunday night, five inches of snow had fallen. By Monday morning 12 inches of snow had accumulated, far less than in New York or Boston.

"My biggest beef is that this is part of what's happened in this country," Rendell said.

"We've become a nation of wusses. The Chinese are kicking our butt in everything. If this was in China do you think the Chinese would have called off the game? People would have been marching down to the stadium, they would have walked and they would have been doing calculus on the way down."

The Eagles said they had received plenty of positive feedback on the decision to delay the game.

"Based on the feedback we got on this decision it is one of the most popular decisions we have ever made," Eagles president Joe Banner told ESPN.

Rendell chooses to disagree. "What do you think (Hall of Fame coach Vince) Lombardi would say?" Rendell said. "He would say that we've become a nation of wusses."


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