Peters Holds Ware In High Regard

When the Eagles shelled out $60 million to keep tackle Jason Peters in Philadelphia through 2014, it's fairly likely they did so with guys like DeMarcus Ware in mind.

Peters had been voted to two Pro Bowls as a member of the Buffalo Bills, though he missed both games with injury. Barring another injury or an Eagles trip to the Super Bowl, he'll go to his third in January. He is, in reputation and practice, one of the best in the business; of course, so is Ware, which might make the match-up between the two on Sunday one of the most, if not the most intriguing.

There will be no underestimating Ware for Peters, which is a good thing, for his sake; the Arkansas-product holds his Sunday-adversary in high esteem, calling him "most definitely" among the top-five pass rushers in the NFL.

"He's big and quick," Peters said. "He plays real low, so he gets good leverage. He can get up under your pads and push you into the quarterback."

With Peters and Winston Justice charged with holding the outside--not easy, obviously, with Ware and the continually improving Anthony Spencer lined up across from you--the greatest worry for the Eagles may be the inside, where Jay Ratliff lives.

Ratliff, who had two sacks when the teams met in week 9, will be lined up across from center Nick Cole. Cole is set to replace the injured Jamaal Jackson, described with fair regularity as the most consistent of Philadelphia's offensive linemen, who went down with a torn ACL early in last week's win over Denver.

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