Julius Peppers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julius Peppers returning home to Carolina Panthers

    Charlotte Observer "Former Carolina Panthers defensive end and future Hall of Famer Julius Peppers is returning to where it all started. The former two-sport star at UNC and North Carolina native has agreed to terms with the Panthers. His agent, Carl Carey, tweeted a picture of Peppers Friday taken the night the..." March 10

  • Charles Johnson re-signs with Panthers, wants Julius Peppers to return to Carolina

    ESPN "After defensive end Charles Johnson on Tuesday re-signed on a two-year deal worth $9.5 million with the Carolina Panthers, he's ready to help recruit free-agent defensive end Julius Peppers. Johnson would like himself and Peppers, 37, to retire with the team that drafted them. Peppers, who..." March 08

  • Julius Peppers committing to 16th season

    ESPN "Forget retirement. Julius Peppers plans to play in 2017. Peppers, fifth in the NFL in career sacks, has at least one more year in him, his agent, Carl Carey, told ESPN. "Julius, after taking some time to reflect during the offseason, has decided that he still has the desire and enthusiasm..." March 06

  • Will Julius Peppers return to Carolina Panthers in 2017?

    Charlotte Observer "While researching my column about the Carolina Panthers’ Hall of Honor and who is likely to gain entrance into it in the next decade or so, I came across these three items that rank somewhere between “absolute truth” and “informed rumor.” Let the speculation begin. 1. A Peppers return? I think..." January 28

  • Julius Peppers doesn’t know if he’ll play in 2017

    The Sports Daily "Soon-to-be free agent and future Hall of Famer Julius Peppers doesn’t know if he wants to play another NFL season in 2017. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Peppers—who turned 37 years old earlier this month—still isn’t sure if he’ll return for next season. “I’m not really worried about..." January 26

  • 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

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