Philadelphia Eagles 2014 Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line

The true strength of this team last season was up front. They were physical, athletic and skilled. I believe that group, especially Jason Kelce and Jason Peters, were the reason Chip Kelly decided to coach this team. They fit what he likes on offense too well to pass up on. He was never going to […] The post Philadelphia Eagles 2014 Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line appeared...
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Nick Foles’ NFL Top 100 ranking must be some kind of joke

The NFL Network just wrapped up their Top 100 for the 2014 season.  Several Eagles made the list, including left guard Evan Mathis (ranked 88th), quarterback Nick Foles (ranked 70th), left tackle Jason Peters (ranked 67th) and running back LeSean McCoy (ranked 5th). With no surprise, McCoy is in the top five, jumping up from 45th from the 2013 Top 100. Arizona Cardinal safety Tyronn...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

4 players who will expose the Eagles without Lane Johnson

With right tackle Lane Johnson facing a four game suspension, the Eagles leave themselves exposed on the right side of the offensive line. Johnson’s replacement is expected to be journeyman tackle Allen Barbre, who showed competence last season in the wake of Jason Peters’ injury against the Green Bay Packers. However, opposing defensive players should be licking their chops...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Radio Show Pranks Mike Vick, Asked About Poodle-Fighting Ring (Video)

Some people can be so hilariously cruel. Michael Vick was the victim of such a prank by his former teammate and good friend, Eagles offensive lineman Jason Peters.  Vick thought he was calling into a sport-talk radio show on Monday morning. Peters had Nephew Tommy from the “Steve Harvey Morning Show” asked him a series of awkward and silly questions, including one about...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Frazier’s Top 10 Left Tackles

1. Jason Peters, Eagles #459112925 / gettyimages.com Peters is the cornerstone of the best offensive line in the NFL. He is a solid pass blocker, but when the Eagles run, he becomes dynamic. A powerful ile mover, his run blocking prowess is a trait not normally found in Left Tackles. Even at the age of 32, Peters continues to dominate.
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Draft: Philadelphia Eagles edition

Our brothers at Sports Ruckus have been Grading the Draft over the past several weeks, and today the NFC East is up.  Eagles fans feel they had a great draft, but let’s see how our partners felt about the Eagles draft.  Draft Needs:  WR, LB, CB, S Key Additions: OT Jason Peters (re-signed, five years, $31.5 […] The post Grading the Draft: Philadelphia Eagles edition appeared...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Philadelphia Eagles have a top-15 nickname in the NFL

In recent months, something that often doesn’t get much attention has suddenly been receiving a lot; the nickname of an NFL franchise has been front-page news, stirring debate across the country. While arguing that issue is a different topic for a different day, the discussion has raised an interesting question: What’s in a name? More specifically, why are teams called what they...
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June 03, 2014  |  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...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-Draft Inventory Check: Part 4 of 8 – Offensive Line

Every well-run company does a yearly inventory check. In this eight-part series, I will break down, position-by-position, where the Eagles stand, how long-term their current situation is and the likelihood of a draft pick being spent on that position. Next up: The O-Line. The Starters: Jason Peters bounced back from a major injury to once again be one of the best LTs in football...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles re-sign OT Jason Peters

Jason Peters was Pro Football Focus’ #1 offensive tackle in 2011 and by a large margin, dominating as both a run and pass blocker. However, he tore his Achilles in 2012 and missed the entire season. He came back in 2013 and he wasn’t the same player, but it would have been hard to be as good as he was in 2011 regardless. His season was still very impressive, especially for someone...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Philadelphia Eagles grab one of the top OT prospects?

Even though Jason Peters has been locked up for a few seasons and Lane Johnson’s rookie year was promising, the Eagles brass always has its eyes on the future. Peters is still playing at an All-Pro level, but he isn’t getting any younger. With this in mind, the team will probably end up drafting another tackle either this year or next to eventually replace him. While they probably...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles commit to long-term deals for Cooper, Kelce and Peters...and a look at the Hochuli problem...

If you had any doubts that Chip Kelly thinks he has a base platform in place to win now, then it's time for you to GET IN ! Locking in all-pro LT and future HOF'er Jason Peters with a 4-year extension worth $41.3 million on top of the $10 million Peters will be paid in 2014 was the first clarion call of team solidarity. But the clincher was signing WR/ST Riley Cooper...
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February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

Getting a read on the Eagles’ offseason plan

The Philadelphia Eagles got their 2014 offseason underway Wednesday, announcing an extension for left tackle Jason Peters. Officially, the contract lasts until the 2018 season, and has about $19 million in guaranteed money. It also lessens Peters’ 2014 cap hit by about $2 million. What do the Eagles plan on doing what that extra cap room? It appears that they will continue to take...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles, Jason Peters agree to 5-year deal

A priority for any football team during the offseason is to take care of those who have taken care of them. The Philadelphia Eagles did just that on Wednesday when they signed All-Pro LT Jason Peters to a 5-year contract extension. The veteran offensive lineman rebounded from injuring his Achilles twice during the 2012 offseason, leading him to miss all of the 2012 season. Peters...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Peters underwent finger surgery

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Jason Peters’ agent stated that his client missed the Pro Bowl last season after undergoing finger surgery. Agent Vincent Taylor said Jason Peters didn't play in the Pro Bowl because he'd undergone surgery to repair finger fracture/dislocation — Les Bowen (@LesBowen) February...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles sign Jason Peters to four-year, $41.3 million extension

The Philadelphia Eagles had one of the best offensive lines in 2013, which was led by All-Pro left tackle Jason Peters. He was scheduled to hit free agency at the end of the 2014 season, but that is no longer the case.The Eagles have agreed to a four-year, $41.3 million extension with Peters, the team announced. The deal takes roughly $2 million off of the teams salary cap for this...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Agree to 4-Year Extension with Jason Peters

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed on a five-year $51.3 million contract extension with left tackle Jason Peters Wednesday. Peters, who returned to Pro Bowl form following two Achilles injuries, was entering the final year of his contract that would have paid him $10 million in both bonuses and salary. The deal for Peters will give him an additional four years and $41.3 million...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Banking on Jason Peters Playing 3 More Years at a High Level

The Eagles and Jason Peters have reached a five-year agreement to extend his contract through the 2018 season.  The deal is said to be worth $51.3 million with $19.55 million guaranteed. First, let me say that this is good news.  Peters is one of the best tackles in the NFL and had a seamless return from a twice-ruptured Achilles tendon that forced him to miss the 2012 season...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Peters, Eagles agree to new contract extension

AP Image The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed terms on an contract extension with All Pro left tackle Jason Peters.  He has been given an extension  four-year deal worth $41.3 million with $19.55 million guaranteed. Eagles reached agreement with Pro Bowl OT Jason Peters on a four-year, $41.3 million, including $19.55 gtd, per his agent Vincent Taylor. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Keeping the best left tackle in Philly

Philadelphia Eagles: Keeping the best left tackle in PhillyThe greatest left tackle in the NFL will continue to fly with the Philadelphia Eagles through 2018. He and the Eagles agreed on a new five-year contract Wednesday morning to ensure his position as left tackle. This is great news for Philadelphia. Pro Bowl and All-Pro left tackle, Jason Peters, made certain that he will be...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Peters’ New Extension Could Be “Good News” For Branden Albert

Ian Rapoport mentions that the new extension signed by Eagles’ LT Jason Peters could be good news for Chiefs free agent LT Branden Albert who will be an unrestricted free agent in the coming weeks. When you consider that there have already been numerous reports indicating that multiple teams have serious interest in Albert, and the fact that Peters will make an average base...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Mailbag: On Worilds, Peters and a combine star

A special thanks to all those who e-mailed us questions this week. I keep hearing all this talk about Jason Worilds. Would he be a fit at OLB? – Damon from Wilmington I think he would. He’s a very good edge rusher who is also proficient in stopping the run. What sticks out to me most about his game is his ability to drop back in pass coverage. That’s a big skill set that tends...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles, LT Jason Peters agree on 5-year deal

All-Pro left tackle Jason Peters has agreed to a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Peters was signed for 2014 and his new deal adds four years through 2018. The 32-year-old Peters is a six-time Pro Bowl pick and two-time All-Pro. Peters missed the entire 2012 season after twice rupturing an Achilles tendon, but returned to anchor an offensive line that helped the...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Sign Jason Peters to Five-Year Extension

Jason Peters signed an extension with the Eagles Wednesday that likely will allow him to retire with the team.  The Philadelphia Eagles announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms on an extension with Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters to an extension keeping him in midnight green through 2018.  Peters' deal is for five-years and will pay the 32-year old $51.3 million...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles, Peters agree to contract extension

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a four-year extension with Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters. The deal reportedly contains close to $20 million in guaranteed money, and will keep Peters in Philadelphia until 2018. Eagles reached agreement with Pro Bowl OT Jason Peters on a four-year, $41.3 million, including $19.55 gtd, per his agent Vincent Taylor. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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