Peters is said to be dealing with a chest wound, and it is uncertain when he became ill. Charean Williams of ProFootballTalk.com points out that the veteran striker was not named in the injury report on Wednesday or Thursday.
The 40-year-old joined the Cowboys training team in early September and was added to the active roster later that month. With a left split Tyron Smith sidelined with a hamstring injury, Peters saw an increase in the role between Weeks 3 and 4. After playing 22% of the team’s offensive runs against the Giants, he has witnessed 34% of catches against Commanders. Williams noted that Peters is expected to take on an ever-larger role in the upcoming games, with the veteran expected to spell out the starting guard. Connor McGovern and Zack Martin.
Of course, Peters has plenty of experience in handling attack, with the veteran having watched the majority of 230 games of his LT career. After more than a decade with the Eagles, Peters spent the 2021 season with the Bears, where he started all 15 of his games. Despite his age, Pro Football Focus still ranks him among the NFL’s best offensive saves of last year.