Sixers forward Mike Scott involved in physical altercation with Eagles fan at tailgate

Enrico Campitelli

Sixers star Mike Scott is a fan favorite for his willingness to engage with fans on social media on a regular basis. It appears engaging with one particular Philly fan in real life went poorly today.

Scott is a longtime Washington Redskins fan and was in South Philly on Sunday to attend the Eagles game at the Linc.

He shared a photo of himself wearing a Redskins jersey prior to heading down to the tailgates.

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Rumors of an altercation with an Eagles fan started to appear on Twitter and throughout tailgates around the Linc.

Then this video surfaced of a physical altercation. It's unclear from the video what exactly is going on or how the altercation began.

A Sixers spokesman issued the following statement: "We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering more information. We will have no further comment at this time."

UPDATE: A longer second video from a different angle has surfaced.

UPDATE: Scott has since shared this photo from the game so he appears to be having a fine time:

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