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Injury that should really concern Eagles fans

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08:08 AM ET 06.05 | While there are obvious fears that Michael Vick or LeSean McCoy could be lost to injury, a more immediate concern is already staring Philly in the face. If DeSean Jackson's right knee buckled at the beach, or if Trent Cole dislocated his shoulder falling out of a tree stand, or if those Pamplonan bulls outrun Jason Babin, the Bleeding Green might slit their wrists. There should be at least as much anxiety surrounding the absence of Jason Peters. Peters twice ruptured his right Achilles' tendon this offseason. He will be lost for 2012. This loss should seriously temper expectations of the Eagles. ... In 2011, Peters was the best player on the team. Not Vick, nor McCoy.

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June 5, 2012  08:11 AM ET

A concern to Iggles fans is a relief to Giants, Redskins and Cowboys fans...

June 5, 2012  08:13 AM ET

I heard Andy Reid tweaked his knee reaching for a donut.

June 5, 2012  08:22 AM ET
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I heard Andy Reid tweaked his knee reaching for a donut.

But it was a great donut, and he'd do it again, no regrets.

June 5, 2012  08:30 AM ET

No team is without a serious concern somewhere. And some have too many to list.

June 5, 2012  08:37 AM ET

" Peters twice ruptured his right Achilles' tendon this offseason."

Must have been a hell of an effort.

June 5, 2012  08:44 AM ET
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No team is without a serious concern somewhere. And some have too many to list.

Agreed. Also, we're not even to training camp yet so there's time to work the line and there are still some decent FAs out there to help shore things up.

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June 5, 2012  08:53 AM ET

What if andy reid chokes on a cheesesteak??

Ringless and Clueless one more year in the Toilet of Philly...... City of LOSERS....

June 5, 2012  09:11 AM ET

maybe Peters and Suggs can rehabilitate together...

June 5, 2012  09:14 AM ET
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What if andy reid chokes on a cheesesteak?? Ringless and Clueless one more year in the Toilet of Philly...... City of LOSERS....

Tell us how you really feel. I'm not getting a clear message from your post.

June 5, 2012  09:19 AM ET

The real question is are they going to pay him? he hurt himself working out on his own. TBA.

June 5, 2012  09:21 AM ET
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Tell us how you really feel. I'm not getting a clear message from your post.

I gather, he doesn't think much of Andy Reid nor Philly.

June 5, 2012  09:23 AM ET
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The real question is are they going to pay him? he hurt himself working out on his own. TBA.

Working out on his own is one thing. Motorcycle riding and skiing are considered "dangerous" activities, but just working out? I would hope not.

June 5, 2012  09:31 AM ET
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The real question is are they going to pay him? he hurt himself working out on his own. TBA.

This is where the NFL gets really cut throat. The pressure is on the players to not get out of shape during the offseason, but they don't get paid to stay in shape during the offseason. Usually some sort of deal gets worked out, but the team is not obligated to pay Peters.

June 5, 2012  09:34 AM ET

"This loss should seriously temper expectations of the Eagles."

Shouldn't the Eagles have had tempered expectations anyway? Just because they are the *Eagles*?

June 5, 2012  09:39 AM ET

They should have done "Hard Knocks"

June 5, 2012  09:51 AM ET
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"This loss should seriously temper expectations of the Eagles."Shouldn't the Eagles have had tempered expectations anyway? Just because they are the *Eagles*?

Ouch, I think you blew out my achilles with such slanderous talk.

 
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