Addressing the Jason Peters Issue and How It Could Affect the Draft


Published: March 30, 2009


... it is really controversy, other parts of it media-created, such as all the backlash at the organization for signing Terrell Owens. It was a smart move for a one-year deal at a good price. If the Bills do not win this year, the team is going to be blown up anyways. Might as well take a chance for once.

The other major controversy carries over from last offseason and revolves around the Bills' Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters. He wants to get paid and get paid big.

Negotiations between the team and Peters are ongoing, but nothing has been settled. I, for one, certainly hope things get settled. However, there needs to be a backup plan if there is no agreement reached.

One particularly strong rumor has been the possibility of trading Peters to the Philadelphia Eagles for at least the 20th overall pick in this year's draft. If I were the Bills and trading is the route that is the only way to go, I would see what it would take for both of the Eagles' first round pic...

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