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Saturday, April 18, 2009

Eagles Land a Big Man

What does a team do with 12 draft picks? Answer. You trade them for exactly what you need. With questions surrounding the Eagles offensive line, along with other things, the Eagles went out and got the guy that they wanted and needed. According to a source the Eagles parlayed 1 of their 1st round picks (28th) a 4th round pick in '09 and 6th round in the 2010 draft for one of the premiere left tackles in all of football, Jason Peters.

Jason Peters stands 6'4 328 pounds, and the Eagles after masterfully working their salary cap (1/2 sarcastic, 1/2 serious) Peters will be making his weight worth of gold. The Eagles preliminary terms would pay $53 million over 4 years and all in all Peters will make $60 million over the next 6 years. 

The addition of Peters is a great move, but the Eagles are not finished. Perhaps a similar trade to Arizona or Cleveland for Anquan Boldin or Braylon Edwards. A few other lose ends that need to be addressed in the draft at the very least is running back and a tight end. 

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