Julius Peppers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Packers' Julius Peppers unsure on retirement

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "At times, Julius Peppers admits, he has caught himself thinking about next year. He’ll drive down the road after work, heading in the opposite direction of Lambeau Field, when his thoughts start mulling over his future. There’s more uncertainty than he ever has faced. Peppers has played..." December 06

  • Packers’ Julius Peppers passes Michael Strahan on all-time sacks list

    Fanrag Sports "Like a fine wine that gets better with age, Green Bay Packers’ pass rusher Julius Peppers continues to make a living in opponents’ backfields. His sack on Houston Texans’ quarterback Brock Osweiler gave Peppers 142.5 for his NFL career, which passed long-tenured New York Giants’ defensive end..." December 04

  • Julius Peppers passes Jason Taylor, moves to No. 6 on all-time sack list

    Sportsnaut "Julius Peppers recorded a sack on Sunday night against Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins. But this was not an ordinary sack. With it, the Green Bay Packers pass rusher became the NFL’s sixth most prolific sack artist since the sack became an official stat in 1981. Since sacks were not..." November 21

  • Peppers: More sacks come with more snaps

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "He earned a doctorate in pass rushing long ago. Julius Peppers, the Green Bay Packers' gray-bearded vet, knows this “game within a game” inside and out. Peppers has hit the quarterback from all angles. He has put his hand in the dirt. He has lurked in a two-point stance. He has beaten offensive..." November 19

  • Julius Peppers: I’m the same player that I’ve been

    ESPN "Julius Peppers had a nice run in Green Bay, but it appears Father Time has finally caught up with him. Except that’s not how the soon-to-be 37-year-old sees it. “I know I can make plays,” Peppers said. Peppers, in the final season of a three-year, $26 million contract with the Green Bay..." November 18

  • Julius Peppers: ‘Sky’s the limit’ for Packers defense

    The Sports Daily "Their MVP quarterback still hasn’t found his stride, but at least the Green Bay Packers can lean on a defense that is starting to look championship caliber. Veteran Julius Peppers is seeing all the right pieces for a dominant defense. “I think the sky’s the limit,” Peppers said, via ESPN...." October 10

  • NFL clears Harrison, Peppers, Matthews

    NFL.com "The NFL released the following statement Wednesday, clearing James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers in its investigation into PED allegations. "The NFL found no credible evidence that Pittsburgh's James Harrison and Green Bay's Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers were provided with or..." August 31

  • NFL interviews Harrison, Matthews, Peppers for probe

    NFL.com "The NFL has completed three of the four player interviews related to its performance-enhancing drug investigation stemming from an Al Jazeera America report, sources with knowledge of the situation told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The league has interviewed Green Bay Packers teammates..." August 25

  • Three players to meet with NFL on reported steroid allegations

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers have agreed to meet with NFL investigators as demanded by the league, who threatened suspension if the players fail to do so regarding steroid allegations stemming from an Al-Jazeera..." August 18

  • Packers GM: No contingency plan for Matthews, Peppers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aside from general manager Ted Thompson’s declaration of support for his two embattled stars, there was a deafening silence surrounding the future of Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. Less than 24 hours after the NFL threw down the gauntlet in front of four players..." August 17

  • Report: Players yet to decide whether to consent to PED interviews

    The Score "The four players named in an Al Jazeera America PED report - James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, and Mike Neal - have yet to decide whether to consent to be interviewed by the NFL, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. The league informed the NFL Players Association on..." August 17

  • NFL Issues Ultimatum to James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Others About PEDs

    Pro Football Talk "Although the NFL’s investigation into allegations that four players used performance-enhancing drugs has cooled down, it may soon heat up again. The four players — Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent defensive end Mike Neal —..." August 16

  • Mike McCarthy not concerned about Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers PED allegations

    Sportsnaut "The NFL has concluded its investigation regarding the alleged used of performance-enhancing drugs (HGH) by former Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He was cleared of any wrongdoing after the league could not find sufficient evidence to support the claims initially made in an Al Jazeera..." July 25

  • Packers president: We don’t know much about Matthews, Peppers PED investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is investigating whether Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used performance-enhancing drugs, as alleged in an Al Jazeera investigation. But the team is staying out of it. Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said at today’s shareholders meeting that the..." July 21

  • NFL will interview players tied to Al-Jazeera America report on PEDs

    USA Today "The NFL has informed its players union that league officials plan to show up on the first day of training camp to interview three players named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to performance enhancers and other drugs. Adolpho Birch, the league’s senior vice president of labor..." June 24