The Philadelphia Eagles Big Splash: Jason Peters


Published: April 19, 2009


... disgruntled with his contract situation in Buffalo. He had not shown up to training camp and had made it public that he wanted a new contract. Peters is a two-time Pro Bowler and at 27 years old is very much in his prime.

The Eagles have signed him to a contract that would make him the highest paid left tackle ever.

The effect of Peters is great; Peters will anchor the offensive line. Peters will open up holes for Westbrook, Westbrook is expected to be 100 percent in week one and Peters will help Westbrook who is getting older put up similar numbers to the 2007 season.

If you noticed in the NFC championship game McNabb was getting pressured and had to run outside the pocket, a lot of the pressure was coming from McNabb’s left side. Peters will buy time for McNabb which will keep McNabb in the pocket longer in the pocket which will comfort McNabb and improve his accuracy.

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