The Philadelphia Eagles has a catastrophic season in 2011. The team entered the season with more hype than any in Eagles history, even more than in 2004 with Terrell Owens’ arrival.
After such a colossal failure, the team has handled the road to 2012 with such aplomb that fans seem to have already put last year’s 4-8 start behind them. Everyone is pleased with the care shown to the team’s current players and gearing up for the draft.
Well, one of the few bright spots from 2011, left tackle Jason Peters, has just thrown a 340-pound monkey wrench into the team’s plans.
It was announced this afternoon that the All-Pro Peters suffered a ruptured Achilles in his right leg. What is it with the Achilles in Philadelphia? There is absolutely no chance Peters will be available to start the season and every chance he misses it altogether.
Peters was a dominant force last year but the Eagles need to find some way to cope with the loss. The first thing anyone will think of is that the Eagl...