Peters and Bills Miles Apart On Contract


Published: March 31, 2009

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... a deal I come up with, there's no worries of retribution. There are no fans threatening to boycott games, no players or agents screaming at me for a new contract, and no owner questioning my every move.

It's pure bliss.

So I figured that I'd weigh in on the Jason Peters debacle that has been brewing in Buffalo even before last season began.

For those of you who don't know, Peters is the Buffalo Bills starting left tackle, and two time Pro Bowler.  Not bad for an undrafted tight end who was signed by the Bills in 2004.

After winning the right tackle job in 2005 from all-time bust Mike Williams, Peters was rewarded with a new contract, five years, $15 million.  Midway through the 2006 season, Peters was shifted to left tackle, where he's been the starter ever since.

Prior to the 2008 season, Peters lamented about his current contract, refusing to participate in any of the offseason workouts, mandatory minicamps, and the entire p...

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