Jason Peters will be back with Eagles in 2017

Carson Wentz's blindside blocker won't change in 2017.

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that despite speculation the Philadelphia Eagles could move on from Jason Peters, he will be back with Philly in 2017.

Peters is set to make $9.5 million in base salary, and his workout bonuses bump that number to $10.7 million. He's set to count $11.7 million against the Eagles' salary cap. While there was some discussion about Peters being asked to take a pay cut, it appears he'll play this season under that number. Philly has cap issues entering the new league year, but the veteran left tackle owned almost all the leverage.

While the play of the 35-year-old Peters might have fallen off slightly the past two years thanks in part to lingering back issue in 2016, he's still one of the better left tackles in the NFL, far and away the Eagles' best option, and would have been by a mile the best offensive tackle to hit the open market if Philly had oddly moved on from the nine-time Pro Bowler.