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Teammates Celebrate Peters' Deal

Jason Peters to #FlyEaglesFly through the 2018 season. pic.twitter.com/0i9CQZyAlg — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) February 26, 2014

Jason Peters only needed to cross one t (and dot no i's) to make it official through 2018. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/UWoVmsz14F — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) February 26, 2014

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.

"@ProFootballTalk: Jason Peters, @Eagles agree to contract extension" not surprised, he can send u from Linebacker to deep safety in 1 punch — 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

Peters!!! — Brent Celek (@BrentCelek) February 26, 2014

JP! Best early birthday present @NFoles9 could have received — Zach Ertz (@ZERTZ86) 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

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