Found May 14, 2012 on
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Some guys have all the luck and others, well, they hate those guys. Jason Peters fits firmly into the latter category right about now.
Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters ruptured his right Achilles tendon a second time in a few weeks, but this time he was in his own home when it happened.
The five-time Pro Bowler was using a Roll-A-Bout – which is essentially crutches on wheels – when the device malfunctioned. As it broke, Peters fell on his face and re-injured his surgically repaired Achilles.
That just plain sucks. There’s no other word for it.
Peters initially ruptured his Achilles on March 27, and had surgery to repair the injury. He was hoping to return at some point during the 2012 season, but this second injury to the same tendon will put his career in jeopardy.
The 30-year-old stalwart left tackle has claimed he will sue the manufacturer of the Roll-A-Bout as a result of the accident. I would too.
It was a long-shot that Peters would have actually played in ...
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The sense of security the Philadelphia Eagles felt about their offensive line was shaken up earlier this year when Pro Bowl LT Jason Peters tore his Achilles tendon. Peters had surgery to repair the injury and begin the long recovery process, which would likely take all of the 2012 season.
Now comes word that Peters re-tore his Achilles recently and required a second surgery. The...
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Jason Peters re-injures his Achilles tendon
Apparently this is the now infamous Roll-A-Bout Peters was using. Photo: sportsgrid.com
This is some unfortunate news...
WHAT ROTTEN LUCK
Jason Peters tore his Achilles tendon for the second time this offseason after an accident in his home when a walker called a “roll-a-bout” broke due to his immense size.
Eagles Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters re-ruptured his right Achilles that he first hurt in March.
The Eagles confirmed the injury Monday. Peters was already out indefinitely and is likely to miss the 2012 season.
A five-time Pro Bowl selection, Peters is widely considered one of the best offensive linemen in the NFL. He spent his first five seasons with Buffalo before coming...
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According to Derrick Gunn of CSNPhilly.com, Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters have ruptured his Achilles tendon for the second time this offseason.
Peters ruptured his Achilles back in March and now after doing it for a second time, this will likely end his 2012 season before it even began.
Peters ruptured it a second time while while...
When the Eagles’ Jason Peters, one of the league’s top offensive lineman in 2011, tore his Achilles in March, the Eagles wasted no time in finding a replacement, signing Demetress Bell, formerly of the Buffalo Bills. Peters was fully expected to miss the entirety of the 2012 season and the Eagles prepared themselves for that. It didn’t get any better for Peters today, as he...
Jason Peters of the Philadelphia Eagles has ruptured his Achilles' tendon for the 2nd time and will require another surgery to repair it.
According to CSNPhilly‘s Derrick Gunn and other outlets, Jason Peters, who was recovering from surgery to repair his Achilles’ tendon has re-injured himself.
The Pro Bowl Offensive tackle ruptured his Achilles in March while working out...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Philadelphia Eagles tackle Jason Peters may forfeit millions in salary because both sustained injuries that fall under the "Nonfootball injury" provision of the collective bargaining agreement, according to an ESPN.com report. The Article 20, Section 3 provision of the CBA states: "A player who is placed on a Nonfootball...
ESPN.com reported Wednesday Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Philadephia Eagles tackle Jason Peters are facing salary reductions for the 2012 season after suffering Achilles injuries the league has deemed nonfootball related. The new collective bargaining agreement states: “A player who is placed on a Nonfootball Injury or Illness List (“N-FI”) is not...
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Philadelphia Eagles lineman Jason Peters re-injured his surgically repaired Achilles tendon when the device he was...
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