Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Eagles LT Peters needs second surgery after fall


Any chance that Eagles left tackle Jason Peters could return this season is now gone according to Derrick Gunn of CSNPhilly.  According to a league source, Peters ruptured his Achilles tendon again after the Roll-A-Bout he was using malfunctioned. Peters was maneuvering in his kitchen when the device broke, and he fell on his face and re-injured the Achilles.

The five-time Pro Bowler needed a second surgery, and his recovery was set back three weeks. He is going to sue the manufacturer of the device.

Peters initially suffered the injury March 27 while working out near his home in Texas. Shortly after the injury, the Eagles signed veteran tackle Demetress Bell.

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