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Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

Posted on: April 17, 2009 3:45 pm

The Buffalo Bills are floating to the media that one of the reasons they wanted to trade Pro Bowler Jason Peters was because his contract situation was becoming a distraction.

Ah, what?

A distraction?

Are the Bills aware they just signed Terrell Owens?

Owens is to distractions what the Beatles were to rock and roll.

Owens is the king of distractions. His entire career has been one.

Why can't the Bills just say what's accurate: they didn't want to pay Peters so they got rid of him?

That's fine. But don't float distraction theories when we all know who you just signed.


Category: NFL
Tags: Bills

Since: Nov 15, 2006
Posted on: April 20, 2009 2:08 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

I really expect nothing but intelligent, well thought out comments from a poster who picks the name of a porn star as his moniker. The Jason Peters negotiations hit a stalemate that could not be resolved. The Bills did not want to stupidly pay a guy who was rated the best OT in the NFL by a video game, and let that be a determining factor in naming his price. How idiotic does that sound ronjeremy? You obviously know nothing about the whole situation and assume that Jason Peters is the best. He is not. He is good, but not 11 million good, and that is why he was traded. Now he makes the excuse that his poor year was based on his unhappiness. His poor year was based on the fact that he, like T.O. has been called, is a cancer. He is now the Eagles problem. If he is successful with his attitude adjustment, the Eagles will get a great player. If not, he'll tie up a lot of cap room. He was not going to have this attitude adjustment with the Bills, therefore the trade needed to happen.

Now get back to watching your XXX movies.



Since: Apr 19, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2009 2:21 am

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

Funny to read all the comments from pissed off crybaby Bill's fans who actually think TO is going to change. He's been a cancer in three clubhouses but aw that was everybody else's fault not t.o.. Really it's not the biggest worry, the biggest concern should be just how rapidly t.o.'s skills are declining. Teams stopped double teaming him last because he has trouble even getting seperation from single coverage. let's not mention how he's a league leader in drops year in and year out. Fact is 90% of his td catches come in junk time.

Face it you got rid of a player in the most important position in the NFL, short of QB, a 27 year old pro bowler and get an old reciever on the steep slope of decline who also happens to be the bigggest clubhouse cancer in the NFL and you are calling other people idiots!




Since: Jan 26, 2007
Posted on: April 18, 2009 1:55 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?


 Tell me the last time TO held out (not was forced to sit out)  for half the season, then after you get what you want, the next off season you bitch again.  Just want until next year and he wants a new contract again.  Oh yeah, and he is just like Ruben Brown....OVERRATED

Since: Mar 12, 2007
Posted on: April 17, 2009 11:26 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

Yeh Freeman, a major distraction.  T.O. can't hold a candle to Peters.  Year after year, wahhhhhhhhh, I want a new contract.  Pay me 11mil.

Give me a break Jason, learn to remember the snap count for more than 2 seconds and remember you can't hold in the endzone, it's a safety.  Jason is one of the most overrated lineman in the league, and is no where close to deserving what he is asking for.  If the Eagles pay him, he is there problem.

As for T.O. yeh he might be a distraction, because he is competitor, he wants to win, Jason just wants the money.



Since: Dec 23, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2009 8:07 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

 While I agree with you that T.O. has been a huge distraction in the past, he has not been thus far this offseason for the Bills and probably won't be this season. If for nothing else, to spite the media that assumes he will revert to his normal ways. T.O. seems to be able to turn "distraction" on and off at will. What the Bill's need is a complete offensive line, which in my opinion they didn't have last year. Jason Peters came into the season out of shape and looked horrible which hurt the chemistry of the offensive line and ultimately the team. The Bills did not want to go through a repeat of last year with him since they need to have a winning season for the fans and the franchise. I don't know what players they will draft with the picks they acquired from the Eagles, but I do know that the Bills couldn't afford to have an angry, out of shape Jason Peters starting at left tackle for them again to start the season. I'm surprised that Mike Freeman did not bring up the actual distractions that the Bills have had this offseason. Ex. Ko Simpson arrest, Donte Whitner arrest, Marshawn Lynch arrest. To me this would have been a better article of distractions for this team.

True, T.O. has been a distraction with his past teams, but has yet to display this behavior with the Bills. Let's see what happens this year with Buffalo before we crucify the man again.

Since: Feb 6, 2008
Posted on: April 17, 2009 8:05 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

 I gotta agree Freeman you're an idiot. TO may be a distraction but he is a distraction whose play will put him in the hall of fame. JP is a huge distraction not a team player and thinks he should be the highest paid O lineman from one good season followed up by a season of regression and add to it he is injury prone. Oh wait a minute I get it you feel a connection to Peters because you scored a six on the wonderlic as well right? How are you employed?





Since: Jan 16, 2008
Posted on: April 17, 2009 6:09 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

"Owens is to distractions what the Beatles were to rock and roll.

Owens is the king of distractions."


Last I heard, Elvis was the King of rock and roll, not the Beatles.  I guess it was a good attempt at an analogy, but it wasn't particularly correct...  At least it wasn't offensive to various portions of society like most of the other things Freeman writes.



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2009 5:15 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

Terrell Owens and his antics are a distraction, but it's made up for in his play. I guess with last season's lackluster performance and Peters not appearing for training camp, they didn't feel he was worth the money (i.e. a contract DISTRACTION) -- and that he'd be an additional disctraction along with T.O.

T.O. is one of the best WRs in the league, top 5 definitely. Landing him is huge, and the "distraction" is well worth it. At least, more worth it than Peters. >_>

It should be noted that a 'team chemistry distraction', a 'disctraction', and a 'contract distraction' are all three entirely separate ideas, Freeman. ;)


Since: Mar 4, 2009
Posted on: April 17, 2009 5:14 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

 really like this trade for eagles, after the bills draft i will see if it is worth the trade for bills.


Since: Nov 15, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2009 5:14 pm

Jason Peters a distraction? Really?

Freeman, I'd love to say you're an insider with valuable insight, but every blog entry created makes me realize what a complete idiot you are. You don't know what went on in the Peters negotiations. It is obvious the Bills did not think he was deserving of one of the richest OT contracts. Their negotiations got to a stalemate, leaving no alternative but to trade him. If you had watched any Bills games last year, you too, as limited in thought process as you are, would have realized that Jason Peters was not a top OT. Before you say "well he made the Pro Bowl", I'll state that the Pro Bowl can be more of a popularity contest, more so than truly picking the best players in the NFL. Former Bills lineman Ruben brown was a classic example of that. He was a perennial Pro Bowler whose 79 got plenty of air time as his number was being called for numerous holdings and false starts. Peters' 71 also got quite a bit of attention from the refs last year, again, if you had watched the Bills games. Peters took off last year. He showed that his heart wasn't in Buffalo, and this DID become a total distraction.

Freeman, you're an idiot...REALLY!



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