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Philadelphia Eagles bring back Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters to play guard

By Sports Desk July 14, 2020

Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters is returning to the Philadelphia Eagles on a one-year deal to play guard.

Peters has anchored the left side of Philadelphia's offensive line since 2009, but the 38-year-old was not re-signed following the 2019 season.

However, after right guard Brandon Brooks tore his left Achilles tendon last month, the Eagles have opted to bring back someone with familiarity to their system, agreeing to a deal with Peters worth up to $6 million, with $3 million in guarantees, according to the NFL Network.

An undrafted tight end out of Arkansas, Peters began his career with the Buffalo Bills in 2004 before being traded to the Eagles a week before the 2009 NFL Draft.

The nine-time Pro Bowler has appeared in 205 regular-season games and is considered one of the best tackles of the last decade, but has struggled with injuries the past few seasons.

He missed the Eagles' Super Bowl run in the 2017 season after tearing his ACL and MCL, suffered a torn biceps and a quad strain in 2018, and tore meniscus in his knee last year.

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