Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 3/31/12
As Kenny Kenemeka reminds us, there's still a good chance of Jason Peters making a full comeback from his ruptured Achilles tendon... medical technology and surgical technique have come a long way, and with personal dedication to rehab, Peters may be back at left tackle. But it most likely won't be in 2012. Maybe 2013 at best. Until then, it's "Next Man Up' time in Philly...Looks like free agent left tackle Demetrius Bell (formerly of the Buffalo Bills) has the inside track on the assignment... Bell is in town to talk with the Eagles.Demetrius Bell...6-5, 307, 4th year out of Northwestern State...Bell is believed to be the son of NBA great Karl Malone, who is from the same town in Louisiana as Bell's mother Gloria.Bell has solid athleticism and footwork, but also enough inconsistency to make you wonder if he really is the short-term answer to filling in for Peters. The comforting thought here is line coach Howard Mudd would love to work with Bell. A lot of good could come from that ...
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