Philadelphia Eagles OT Jason Peters was arrested Wednesday morning for drag racing, then fleeing police in Monroe, LA. The story was first reported by USA Today.
Ah. I see we are in the not terribly long but too long for some athletes stretch of free time from the end of spring workouts until training camp.
Peters drove a white Camaro that an officer saw speed against a blue sedan once the light turned green at a traffic light.
You thinking what I’m thinking? Pretty sure Peters’ car had the upper hand in that race…which, unfortunately, was part of the problem. The sedan pulled over when authorities attempted to pull over both cars but Peters continued to speed away, exceeding 100 mph.
Why this seemed to be a good thing to do according to Peters we may never know. He finally pulled over in a shopping center parking lot off of I-20.
The Eagles released a statement about the arrest of Peters, who missed all of the 2012 season due to an Achilles injury.
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