PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles took on Washington on Saturday night with the season on the line. A win, and the Eagles inched closer to a division title, but a loss, and they would be eliminated from playoff contention.
In a situation like that, you’d want to have as many leaders on the field as possible. One of the Eagles’ leaders reportedly had to exit the battle and made the call himself.READ MORE: Man Arrested In New York For Deadly Shooting At Vineland Wawa
According to Howard Eskin, left tackle Jason Peters “pulled himself,” from the game in the fourth quarter and also reports that Peters was concerned about getting hurt during a game that would ultimately end the team’s season.READ MORE: Dave Scott Giving GM Chuck Fletcher 'Blank Check' To Fix Philadelphia Flyers; What's Claude Giroux's Future With Team?
The Eagles wound up losing to Washington for many more factors aside from Peters pulling himself out of the game. The Pro Bowl left tackle has battled injuries all season and hasn’t quite looked like his dominant self all year.MORE NEWS: Wyncote Man Sentenced To 2 Life Terms In July 2020 Murders Of Wife, Mother-In-Law
Despite all of that, Peters has always seemed to be the type of player to fight it out until the very end.