Decision on Peters likely Saturday

Bills head coach Dick Jauron is certainly pleased to have his Pro Bowl left tackle back in the fold, but by no means is he going to rush to judgment as to whether he'll dress much less start on Sunday at Jacksonville.

After Thursday's practice Jauron indicated that his decision on whether to activate Peters will likely go right up until Saturday.

"We'll just stay on that schedule we talked about (Wednesday)," said Jauron. "We're going to go through really as much time as we can take to make a decision on him."

When asked if his decision will go right up until Saturday Jauron said.

"I think it definitely will."

Buffalo has until 4pm on Saturday to activate Peters to the 53-man roster. The Bills were granted a two game roster exemption by the league after Peters reported to the club last Saturday.

All signs are pointing to Peters playing on Sunday. Although Langston Walker has still taken a smattering of reps at the start of each practice at left tackle the past two days, he has flipped back over to his familiar right tackle position when Peters is manning the left side.

"He did a lot (Wednesday)," said Jauron of Peters. "He didn't do any more, but he didn't do any less (Thursday). He's practiced two days in a row now in pads and he doesn't look bad at all."

Of course activating Peters means releasing someone from the roster as well. With Peters' arrival there are now 10 offensive linemen and logic would say that 10 is too many for that position. Buffalo kept just eight offensive linemen on their roster at the beginning of the 2007 season and finished the year with nine. 

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Advertising