Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Tackles They Could Pick Up to Replace Jason Peters

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Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Tackles They Could Pick Up to Replace Jason Peters
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Some disturbing news for Philadelphia Eagles fans broke this afternoon when it was reported that Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters tore his Achilles during a workout in Texas.

The injury will require surgery.

A torn Achilles is a devastating injury for athletes and will usually them a season and sometimes even worse, their career.

It is not an easy injury to come back from, nor is their career promised after it is fully healed.

This is obviously a huge loss for the Eagles who will lose one of the best left tackles in the NFL today, and is an integral piece in protecting the ever-so-fragile quarterback Michael Vick.

Peters will seemingly be out for quite some time, which leaves the Eagles with something to ponder: do they go out and get veteran via the free agent market, or do they draft a young guy during the early or middle rounds of the draft.

If the Eagles choose the latter, here are five guys they could take to attempt to fill the large shoes of Peters.

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