Doug Pederson had an surprising customer at his workplace door on Monday morning.
It was a future Corridor of Fame left sort out saying he’s lastly prepared to maneuver again to his place.
“I can truly share some information with you,” Pederson stated on Monday afternoon. “Jason Peters got here into my workplace this morning and he has determined to slip over to left sort out. That is the unselfishness, that is who he’s. Once we discuss guys and we speak particularly about Jason Peters, that is who he’s. He sacrifices not solely his physique for the soccer workforce. He did an excellent job for us at proper guard.
“It was priceless expertise for him to play over on the suitable aspect and get a few of the inside work. As he appears at not solely the place we’re but additionally the place he’s, he got here in at the moment and he was excited to maneuver to left sort out.”
This transfer to left sort out is coming with no restructured contract. However that might nonetheless be on the way in which.
Peters, 38, had been enjoying proper guard all coaching camp. The Eagles signed him to play that place after Brandon Brooks went down with a torn Achilles.
However after Andre Dillard tore his biceps, Peters curiously stayed at proper guard. It was then reported that Peters wished a pay bump to maneuver from proper guard to left sort out.
The Eagles put Matt Pryor at left sort out to finish coaching and it appeared like Pryor merely wasn’t able to play that place. Pederson stated both Pryor, Nate Herbig or Jack Driscoll will take over at proper guard.
“I used to be simply thrilled to demise when he shared the information,” Pederson stated. “I am not going to get into the contract stuff. That is not my space, however I used to be excited that when he shared the information that he was transferring over to the left aspect and sliding over to the left aspect, I used to be thrilled. I imply, I could not have been happier, not just for him however I feel for our workforce. It simply exhibits an indication of nice management by him and gave him a hug and stated let’s go.”
Peters signed a one-year contract price $3 million to play proper guard this season. He made $6 million at left sort out final season.
The Eagles this weekend additionally labored out veteran offensive sort out Cordy Glenn. Pederson didn’t get into too many particulars however stated that exercise went nicely. Even with Peters at left sort out, the Eagles don’t have a ton of expertise. They’ve simply eight offensive linemen on their 53-man roster and including some depth would possibly make sense.