• Veteran offensive tackle Jason Peters said he wants to keep playing until he's 40 years old
  • Jason Peters speaks of Tom Brady as an inspiration to keep on playing
  • Teams such as the Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Denver Broncos are linked to signing the veteran player

There is still an abundance of quality free agents left in the NFL as teams are looking into each possibility in deepening their squad. One key signing could be left tackle Jason Peters as the Cleveland Browns, New York Jets and Denver Broncos have been linked to the veteran.

It was reported that Peters is keeping his options open for other teams to sign him. This means that the Philadelphia Eagles are not sure locks of resigning their All-Decade Team member. The kind of energy Peters brings to any franchise is unmatched, as the 38-year-old has had an accomplished career. The nine-time Pro-Bowler has proven himself to be a winner and has what it takes to succeed in the league.

Recently on the NFL Network, Mike Garafolo mentioned that Peters is looking to stay in the league until he’s 40.

“His status is, he's 38 years old. However, he's told friends recently, 'If Tom Brady can play into his 40s, I can play into my 40s. I feel great,'” Garafolo said by way of NBC Sports.

This shows how big of an influence Brady has been to the league as it has kept veteran players like Peters hungry for more action. Out of all the years that Peters has been in the league, his most memorable season came during 2017 when his Eagles defeated Brady’s New England Patriots for the Super Bowl championship.

With the talks of Peters playing for more years, teams outside the Eagles have been linked to him as possible suitors. NFL Network’s James Palmer said that the Browns, Jets and Broncos are looking into getting the future Hall of Famer.

The Browns finished third in the AFC North division last year and are looking to bounce back in the coming season. An addition of a seasoned player like Peters is welcome to a team that did not qualify for the playoffs.

The same could be applied to the Jets and the Broncos as they both fell short in the rankings in their 2019 campaigns. Their 7-9 slates weren’t enough to give them a postseason berth and boosting their squad with Peters might help them.

The support Peters gives as a two-time First-team All-Pro can be a pivotal locker room presence for any squad trying to bounce back in the near future.

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The stage is shown with the NFL Logo at the 2006 NFL Draft on April 29, 2006 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Chris Trotman/Getty Images