PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jason Peters got what he wanted.Philadelphia High School Works To Return Native American Remains
Peters, 35, said on Tuesday that he wanted more guaranteed money so he can “retire an Eagle.” One day later, the Eagles have announced a one-year extension for Peters that will keep him in Philly through the 2019 season.
Peters was set to make $10.45 million in 2017 and $10 million in 2018, but nearly none of that money is guaranteed. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Peters is now under contract for the next three seasons for $32.5 million, including $15.5 million guaranteed.READ MORE: Jimmy's Timeout Sports Pub In Northeast Philadelphia Offering Half-Priced Cheesesteaks Until Ben Simmons Is Traded
Howie Roseman released a statement saying, “Jason is a future Hall Of Famer.”
Peters had another successful season in 2016 starting all 16 games, reaching his ninth Pro Bowl.MORE NEWS: EXCLUSIVE: Family Blames Philadelphia Police Officer After Woman Has Leg Amputated Following Crash
Head coach Doug Pederson says moving Peters from left tackle to guard “could be a possibility down the road.”