With less than two weeks to the start of Free Agency, the Philadelphia Eagles signed tackle Jason Peters, a key member of the offensive line, to a five-year deal. The All-Pro's teammates took to Twitter to celebrate the news and share their excitement for the 2014 season.
Emmanuel Acho(@thEMANacho) February 26, 2014
Congrats to my bro Jason Peters on the extension. Way to work big fella!!— Mike Vick (@MikeVick) February 26, 2014
Brent Celek(@BrentCelek) February 26, 2014
JP! Best early birthday present @NFoles_9 could have received—
Zach Ertz(@ZERTZ_86) February 26, 2014
GM Howie Roseman met with the media to discuss the new deal and the impact Jason Peters has on the team.
Exclusive with GM Howie Roseman: We value Peters's fit in our system and more importantly, our culture. His leadership is really underrated.— Eagles Shows (@EaglesShows) February 26, 2014
Q: Is Jason Peters a Hall of Famer? GM Howie Roseman: I don't think there's any question about it. #FlyEaglesFly— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) February 26, 2014
Peters said during his press conference that his phone was filled with congratulatory messages from friends and teammates, "about 50 of them" throughout the morning, but now he's focused on starting the season.
Jason Peters: I'm ready to go battle for Chip, now and the next five years. #FlyEaglesFly— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) February 26, 2014