The Dallas Cowboys have brought in an offensive tackle to help them get through the season.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Cowboys have reached an agreement with Jason Peters, a future Hall of Fame tackle.
Peters resides in Texas, and is now able to play for a local team.
The #Cowboys have agreed to terms with future Hall of Fame OT Jason Peters, source said. Another year for the 40-year-old who figures to help Dallas at a position of need. The former #Eagles legend lives in Texas and now joins his hometown team.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 5, 2022
Peters began his career with five seasons with Buffalo Bills, before moving on to 11 seasons with Philadelphia Eagles. After that, he spent one season (2021) with the Chicago Bears before his contract expired.
His career has seen him in 228 games, while he was a starter in 218.
Peters will join the Cowboys practice squad, which will enable him to get used to practicing after he missed training camp.
The Cowboys have agreed to a deal with Jason Peters that will have the veteran offensive tackle on the practice squad, according to source. This allows Peters, 40, to ease into work after not going to a training camp.
— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) September 5, 2022
Although he may not be ready to play immediately, he is a good option for the position due to Tyron Smith’s injury.