Over the course of the past week, there have been several newsworthy items come out regarding multiple Philadelphia Eagles players. In case you’ve missed anything, here is the latest and greatest in Eagles land…
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 for Eagles fans. I didn’t expect Peters back for the 2012 season after he initially ruptured his Achilles tendon in March, but I was expecting him back for the 2013 season.
Now, that could be in doubt after re-injuring the tendon when the “Roll-A-Bout” device he was using collapsed and he fell. There aren’t many cases to look at for comparison when an NFL offensive lineman ruptures his Achilles not once, but twice.
In other words, Peters’ case is a rarity.
However, all hope is not lost. According to this article from Les Bowen, an orthopaedic surgeon who works in sports medicine for Philadelphia’s Rothman Inst...