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Eagles' Peters ready to replace Thomas

Updated: April 20, 2009, 8:35 AM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles introduced their new $60 million man on Sunday, completing a major upgrade of the offensive line.

Coach Andy Reid believes Jason Peters, the Pro Bowl left tackle Philadelphia acquired in a trade with Buffalo on Friday, can fill the hole left by the departure of unrestricted free agent and four-time Pro Bowler Tra Thomas to Jacksonville.

"Of course Tra Thomas is a great tackle," Peters said at news conference on Sunday. "He left big shoes to fill ...

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