Found April 04, 2012 on All Things Philly Sports:
The Eagles, wasting little time finding their new left tackle after losing Jason Peters for the season, announced the signing of tackle Demetress Bell to a 5 year contract.  While the length of the contract seems a little long, count on the Eagles having an out clause a year or two into the deal.

Demetress Bell is the formerly spelled "Demetrius" Bell who played for the Bills for three seasons and took over as their starting left tackle when Peters signed with the Eagles.  He was one of the better available free agent linemen although he has dealt with a few injuries in his career.  With Peters out for the year, Bell will be counted on to start at left tackle right away.  Barring injuries, he should be a serviceable replacement.

Philadelphia Eagles: The Positives of Bringing Demetrius Bell Aboard

Larry French/Getty Images Obviously with Jason Peters out of the fold for 2012 the Philadelphia Eagles were fortunate to land Demetrius Bell today.  It’s being reported that the Eagles have signed him to a five-year deal. It’s important to get out of the way immediately that Bell is not truly a replacement for Jason Peters.  Peters was the best left tackle in football last...

Eagles lose Jason Peters, could alter Bears' draft plans

The Philadelphia Eagles loss Pro Bowl LT Jason Peters to ruptured Achilles tendon, an injury that takes a minimum of 11 months to recover from.  This means that Peters is lost for the 2012 season and the Eagles find themselves in need of an offensive tackle. J'Marcus Webb doesn't seem to be an NFL caliber offensive tackle.  He's given up a high amount of sacks on both...

Eagles add Bell to replace Peters

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a five-year contract with left tackle Demetress Bell, hoping the former Bills lineman can replace injured All-Pro Jason Peters. Bell, 6-foot-5 and 311 pounds, started 30 games in four seasons in Buffalo. The deal was announced Wednesday. A seventh-round pick in 2008, Bell replaced Peters after he was traded to Philadelphia. Peters, who went...

Philadelphia Eagles: Marcus McNeill and Demetrius Bell Have Injury Concerns Too

The Philadelphia Eagles are looking into two potential replacements for Jason Peters: left tackles Marcus McNeill and Demetrius Bell.  Both are still available on the free agent market mostly because they have injury concerns as well. The more heralded of the two, Marcus McNeill, appears to have the more serious injury concern.  He was a long history of injuries and was diagnosed...

Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles in a “Tricky” Spot

Another morning, more headlines…here’ a look at the latest Eagles buzz around the web. Pro Bowl LT Jason Peters had surgery on Tuesday to repair his ruptured Achilles. The procedure went well, but now the wait is on for details on his long-term prognosis. – Though DT Mike Patterson played all of the 2011 season, his .horrific seizure at Lehigh University was never forgotten...

Eagles sign Demtress Bell, formerly known as Demetrius

According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent tackle, Demetress Bell to a five-year deal. Bell’s first name was spelled Demetrius, but supposedly it wasn’t spelled right.  So it’s now officially Demetress, according to the Eagles. With Jason Peters going down with a ruptured Achilles, the Eagles were forced to make a...

Done deal...Bell replaces Peters at LT...and some backlash from Mike Florio's camp....

Eagles fans are feelin' good, feelin' strong after the signing of a former Buffalo Bills' starting left tackle in the wake of Jason Peters' disastrous off-season training injury...Seems Demetrees Bell deliberately changed his first name legally from his former handle "Demetrius"...don't know whether that has to do more with his disdain for really bad...

Philadelphia Eagles Lose Jason Peters, Gain King Dunlap

Photo Credit: Within hours after the Philadelphia Eagles proudly announced that they have agreed to terms with offensive tackle King Dunlap on a one-year contract, the team revealed that left tackle Jason Peters sustained a ruptured Achilles tendon Tuesday, March 27, in his right leg, while working out in Texas. According to the Eagles’ press release, Peters’...

Eagles Agree to Terms with Tackle Demetress Bell

The Philadelphia Eagles signed free agent Offensive Tackle Demetress Bell today to a 5-year deal. Bell will replace Pro Bowler Jason Peters, who suffered a ruptured Achilles' Tendon and is likely lost for the season. Losing Jason Peters was apparently not something that the Philadelphia Eagles and coach Andy Reid were ok with. Peters, the All Pro left tackle, ruptured his Achilles’...

Eagles sign LT Bell to five-year deal

The Philadelphia Eagles signed left tackle Demetress Bell to a five-year deal Tuesday morning."Demetress was one of the top free agent offensive lineman available this year and we are happy to be able to add him to our squad," head coach Andy Reid said in a statement released by the team.The six-foot-five, 310-pounder has started 30 games in the last three seasons. The...
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