Jason Peters arrested for drag racing and fleeing from police

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(Mike Editors Note: First off, I want to apologize to all of us for this: jinx.)

Eagles offensive tackle, Jason Peters, has been arrested for allegedly drag racing and fleeing police. According to USA Today, Peters was caught going 100 miles per hour in Monroe, Louisiana. The five-time Pro Bowler reportedly fled after a police officer caught Peters and another driver speed after a red light turned green. When the officer went to pullover both cars, Peters hit the gas, while the other driver stopped.

Peters missed all of the 2012 with a twice-torn Achilles. He has been cleared for all football activities but missed a few OTA practices due to personal reasons. Peters was arrested in March 2011 for disturbing the peace but did not receive punishment by the league. At this point, it is unclear what the league will do to Peters, following his second arrest in the last two and half years. He will likely face a punishment from the team.

(WHOOPS!!!)

[Update by Brandon Lee - 6/12/13 - 10:00 PM] - Eagles release an official statement:

"We are aware of the reports that Jason Peters was arrested this morning in Louisiana. We have been in contact with Jason. And due to the legal nature of this matter, we will not have any further comment at this point."

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