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Eagles tackle was fined more for protecting his QB than Chris Baker

Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters was fined $10,000 by the NFL on Friday and Washington Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker $8,268 for their roles in a brawl between the teams last Sunday. The fight began after Baker laid out Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles with a blindside hit on an apparent interception in the fourth […] The post Eagles tackle was fined more for protecting...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Peters shows leadership in reaction to blind hit on Foles

Nick Foles made the play that nearly cost the Eagles the game. After throwing what looked to be a game-changing interception, Foles was leveled to the ground with a blind hit from Chris Baker. A brawl ensued on the sidelines that was led by the actions of Jason Peters, who stepped in to Foles aid and took on Baker. Baker and Peters were ejected as a result. Peters has been a leader...
Via Eagledelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Peters Protects His Quarterback … Always

Above all else, an offensive lineman’s job is to protect his quarterback. Sure, there is run-blocking and line calls and pulling and negotiating blitzes, but first and foremost, it’s about keeping the quarterback clean. That is especially true for the tackle charged with protecting his quarterback’s blind side — typically a left tackle with the majority […] The post Jason...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bench-clearing brawl with the Redskins after cheap shot on Foles headlines another Philadelphia Eagles comeback win

This man right here? Do not mess with him. Or his quarterback. Sunday’s 37-34 Philadelphia Eagles victory over the Washington Redskins showed just why divisional matchups in the NFL are so anticipated–because they are so heated. There is pure hatred in the veins of the players for their opponents. With WR DeSean Jackson’s return to his former home of the Linc as a backdrop...
Via Philly Sports Muse
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Bengals, Eagles, Raiders, Redskins, & Titans

  Adrian Peterson Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Adrian Peterson’s legal team will make effort to “accelerate” his trial date in the hope of allowing him to return to the NFL this season. Florio add that Peterson would have to figure out a way to resolve the charges he’s currently so that he isn’t facing a potential suspension. Bengals WR Marvin Jones...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No suspension for Baker or Peters, but a “ton of fines” coming

Despite being ejected during Sunday’s game at Philadelphia following a cheap shot that sparked a melee, Washington defensive lineman Chris Baker and Eagles tackle Jason Peters face no further missed time. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, neither player will be suspended for his actions on Sunday. However, both face stiff fines.
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: DeSean Jackson’s return and other Washington Redskins v. Philadelphia Eagles headlines

The Philadelphia Eagles have their first NFC East matchup of the season this afternoon. DeSean Jackson returns. RG3 will watch the game from the sidelines due to injury. Mychal Kendricks is out. The offensive line struggles continue. These are just a few of the headlines leading into the game. Here’s your chance to read a few more. You got your coffee all set? Let’s go. Want...
Via Philly Sports Muse
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters named top-5 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Eagles
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles LT awarded $2 million in walker lawsuit

Source: Hunter Martin/Getty Images North America Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters, 31, did not play during the 2012 season after a Roll-A-Bout knee walker broke in March causing him to re-injure his torn Achilles tendon. The 340 pound Peters was using the device – which is sold for patients up to 500 pounds – when it broke below the handlebars. After a second operation...
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles could be looking to trade Jason Peters

Jason Peters has been a consistent performer in his time for the Philadelphia Eagles, but after rupturing his Achilles tendon twice over the 2012 offseason, and the high probability of having the top offensive tackle prospect Luke Joeckel available at the 4th spot in the 2013 NFL draft. The Eagles might be able to trade Jason Peters to a team in desperate need of a former All-Star...
Via The Penalty Flag
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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