| Eagles star tackle ruptures Achilles -- Fri Mar 30 8:45 pm --|
Pro Bowl OT Peters out indefinitely
|Jason Peters, the five-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, will undergo surgery Tuesday after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his right leg while working out in Texas. Peters, 30, suffered the injury on March 27, the team said in a statement. (ESPN)|
FF Today's Take: A ruptured Achilles is fairly serious and usually requires at least six months of recovery time. Under the weight of a 340-pound offensive tackle, his rehabilitation period could conceivably be longer. This is a huge blow for the Eagles' offense.