Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 4/9/12

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 23: Jason Peters #71 of the Buffalo Bills is helped off the field by trainers during the game against the New York Giants on December 23, 2007 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
Demetress Bell, who now spells his name wrong, signed 5 year, 35 million dollar contract with the Eagles. It’s a front loaded deal with not a lot of guaranteed money so he probably won’t be in Philadelphia for much longer than a year. They need a new left tackle with Jason Peters hurt and Bell was the best available left on the open market. They did overpay slightly for a player who can’t seem to stay healthy, but they almost had to and there wasn’t a whole lot of guaranteed money. Bell is great when healthy, but because he rarely is, expected them to still target an offensive tackle on day 2 of the draft, preferably one who could also play inside long term.Grade: B
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