It finally happened, the Cowboys managed to grab a star offensive lineman. Jason Peters will be signing with the Dallas Cowboys less than one week from the start of the regular season.
After fans noticed how the Cowboys' O-line has been struggling, the action to gain another lineman was taken on this matter.
This is a massive step up for the Cowboys team. After so many complaints by fans, the answer is finally here. Jason was formally on the Philadelphia Eagles from 2009 to 2020, and last year was on the Chicago Bears.
Jason also was born and grew up in Texas around Bowie County. This is a great pick by the Dallas Cowboys team to recruit Jason. With this all said, will we be seeing Jason play this upcoming week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
For now, Jason is not expected to start right away. After Tyron Smith's injury, Jerry Jones and staff said that Rookie Tyler Smith will be taking his spot for the first week. We could see him come in for a couple of plays but for now, he must get adjusted to his new team quickly so they can start playing him in other upcoming games.
Is this a good decision to add Jason Peters to the roaster? Absolutely! This man is a giant who has gone to nine Pro Bowls. He is in the top 20 Offensive linemen in the league and is built like a tank. After seeing how the offensive line performed in the preseason, this is a huge win for the Cowboys.
As we look to the future of how will Jason perform, it's tough to say. I mean, this man should have a great year with the Cowboys but people must remember his age. Jason is 40 and doesn't have much longer to play for the NFL. What that means for the Cowboys is he may not be here for 2+ years.
However, the Cowboys don't need him for that long, for now, we need him to help us keep our O-line steady until we can get some younger stars to fill in these gaps. Even if Jason is only with us for one year that's a solid victory for the Cowboys. This signing gives the Cowboys some more time to start working on getting the O-line where they need it to be.