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Doug Pederson opens door to possible future position switch for Jason Peters

Doug Pederson opens door to possible future position switch for Jason Peters

Jason Peters is the Eagles' left tackle for the 2017 season. 

After that? 

Everything is up in the air a little bit. 

On Wednesday, after the Eagles signed the future Hall of Famer to a one-year extension that will keep him in Philly through 2019 (see story), head coach Doug Pederson opened the door to possibly switching Peters' position in the future. 

"It's hard to speculate, obviously, on that," Pederson said. "This year, that would be the scenario. That would be the case. In the future, that's something we would definitely cross that bridge ... if we needed to move him inside, for instance. But right now, he's left tackle and Lane is right."

Moving inside is a thought Peters has even mentioned in the past. He's 35 and if in the next few years has trouble keeping up with quick pass rushers, a move inside to guard could extend his career. 

Pederson, when asked about the possibility of flipping Peters to right tackle, said it would be tough to do. He clearly thinks the more feasible solution would be putting him inside. 

And Pederson thinks Peters would be a pretty good guard. 

"I think so," Pederson said. "With his size, athleticism, strength, gosh, the way he comes off the ball. Would be a great asset really anywhere along that offensive line. But guard could be a potential spot somewhere down the road."

Here's a look at the Eagles' offensive line (from left to right) for the 2017 season: Peters, Isaac Seumalo or Allen Barbre, Jason Kelce, Brandon Brooks, Lane Johnson. 

The Eagles obviously have Johnson, on a big contract, waiting for his chance to become the left tackle of the future. So if there comes a time where Peters would be a better fit inside, Johnson would be able to move to left tackle, where he's been getting more and more reps during practice. 

So if, in the next few years, the Eagles are eventually ready to move on from Peters at left tackle and Kelce at center and Barbre at left guard, it's possible they have a succession plan in place. 

Could this line — Johnson, Peters, Seumalo, Brooks, Halapoulivaati Vaitai — be the offensive line of the future? 

It's possible. 

For now, though, Peters is still at left tackle. For at least this season. 

"I'm just glad he's here," Pederson said, "that I get to work with him now for the next few years. He's a great player, a great asset, anchors that offensive line obviously."

Roob Stats: A salute to Carson Wentz's incredible season

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Roob Stats: A salute to Carson Wentz's incredible season

OK, this is really sad. It's also really incredible.

With Carson Wentz's season officially over, we can look back at just how insanely great he was these past 13 games.

He went 11-2, completed 60 percent of his passes, threw a franchise-record 33 touchdowns to just seven interceptions and finished with a 101.9 passer rating, fifth highest in NFL history by QBs 24 or younger (behind only Robert Griffin III, Dan Marino, Dak Prescott and Nick Foles).

Let's take a look at some of Wentz's remarkable achievements this past season:

• Wentz's 33 touchdowns on 440 pass attempts are sixth most in NFL history by a quarterback throwing 450 or fewer passes in a season. His seven interceptions match the fourth fewest in NFL history by a quarterback throwing 33 or more touchdowns. Only Tom Brady (2010, 2015) and Aaron Rodgers (2011, 2014) have thrown fewer INTs in a season with at least 33 TDs.

• Wentz will go into 2018 with a streak of 15 consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass and one or fewer interceptions. That's the sixth-longest such streak in NFL history and six shy of the record of 21 games, set by Matt Ryan over the 2015 through 2017 seasons.

• Wentz threw 27 touchdowns in his last nine games. Only six quarterbacks in NFL history have ever thrown more touchdown passes in any nine-game stretch — Brady, Peyton Manning, George Blanda, Rodgers, Drew Brees and Marino. All either are or will be Hall of Famers.

• Wentz's four career games with four TDs (all this year) equals the third most by any quarterback in his first 29 career games. Marino and Matthew Stafford each had six. Mark Rypien and Fran Tarkentown also had four. Only seven QBs in NFL history have had more four-TD games in a season (Manning, Marino, Brady, Brees, Rodgers, Brett Favre and Donovan McNabb).

• Wentz had a passer rating of 83 or higher in all 13 games he played. He's only the fourth QB in NFL history to record a passer rating of at least 83 in the first 13 games of a season. Manning, Philip Rivers and Rodgers have also done it.

• Overall, Wentz has had a passer rating of 83 or higher in 14 straight games, the eighth-longest streak in NFL history. Only five QBs — Manning, Rivers, Brady, Steve Young and Rodgers — have had longer streaks.

Eagles bring back Bryce Treggs on practice squad

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Eagles bring back Bryce Treggs on practice squad

Bryce Treggs is back.

The swift second-year wide receiver was signed to the Eagles' practice squad on Thursday. To make room for Treggs, the Eagles released wide receiver Rashard Davis from the practice squad.

Treggs, 23, played nine games for the Eagles last season, recording three catches for 80 yards. The undrafted California product was in training camp this year but cut in September. Treggs was then scooped up in October by the Browns, who released him in on Wednesday.

Treggs (6-0/185) played six games for Cleveland, compiling five catches for 79 yards while returning five punts for 24 yards.

Davis (5-9/175), a 22-year-old rookie out of James Madison, did not appear in a game for the Eagles.