Dallas elevated him to their active roster in time for their Week 3 game against the New York Giants.
The Cowboys won on the road, 23-16, and Peters made good plays in his first game with the team.
Team owner and general manager Jerry Jones lauds his ability to play multiple positions.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on LG Jason Peters on @1053thefan: "I didn't plan for him to play guard, the position flex that he brought us. …That's one of the highlights of the game, really, for me was his ability to come in and make some of those plays." pic.twitter.com/5STqVQiH9Y
— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) September 27, 2022
Dallas Morning News reporter Michael Gehlken shared a quote about Jones’ appreciation of Peters.
Jones said during his recent appearance at 105.3 The FAN, “I didn’t plan for him to play guard, the position flex that he brought us. …That’s one of the highlights of the game, really, for me was his ability to come in and make some of those plays.”
Gehlken’s tweet includes a clip wherein Peters made a seal that led to Tony Pollard‘s huge gain.
Peters’ Storied Career
Aside from winning Super Bowl LII with the Philadelphia Eagles, he has also collected individual accolades throughout his 19-season career.
Peters was a six-time All-Pro, including two First-Team nods in 2011 and 2013.
He also has nine Pro Bowl selections and is a part of the NFL’s 2010s All-Decade Team.
The Buffalo Bills signed him in 2004 as a tight end after going undrafted out of Arkansas.
He stayed in Buffalo for five seasons before joining the Philadelphia Eagles, wherein he stayed for 12 seasons.
Peters played for the Chicago Bears in 2021, starting 15 games.
As of the 2021 season, he has started 218 of 228 career games played.
Peters also has two receptions for five yards and a touchdown.
He will likely remain on the Cowboys’ active roster when they face the Washington Commanders in Week 4.NEXT: Cooper Rush Continues To Thrive For The Cowboys