Julius Peppers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Packers agree to terms with Julius Peppers

    CBSSports.com "For the past four years, defensive end Julius Peppers has terrorized NFC North quarterbacks, recording a total of 38 sacks and making three Pro Bowls during his time in Chicago. The only team that hasn't had to worry about him, of course, was the Bears. Moving into 2014, that will change for..." March 15

  • Report: Cowboys interested in Julius Peppers

    ESPN Dallas "Are the Dallas Cowboys about to see the allure of Rod Marinelli? According to multiple sources, the Cowboys have a visit scheduled with defensive tackle Henry Melton and have interest in defensive end Julius Peppers. Melton is set to visit the Seattle Seahawks, according to reports and has..." March 14

  • Bears terminate contract of defensive end Julius Peppers

    Windy City Gridiron "It appeared imminent when they attempted to trade him on Monday, but Julius Peppers is no longer a member of the Chicago Bears. Peppers signed a monster deal in 2010, and that deal and its adjustments put the Bears in an uncomfortable salary cap situation this year. The Bears look to gain..." March 11

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bears calling around the league, seeing if they can find a trade partner for DE Julius Peppers, per sources. Trade unlikely...

  • Broncos DT Jackson used Bears' Peppers as on-field role model

    CSN Chicago "It may not make Bears defensive end Julius Peppers feel any younger, but Peppers was the football ideal of at least one member of the Denver Broncos defensive line in this Super Bowl. Malik Jackson, a fifth-round draft choice of the Broncos in 2012, had a moment of awe in the 2012 preseason..." January 31

  • Bears mum on Julius Peppers' future

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bears appear to be noncommittal regarding the future of defensive end Julius Peppers, who led the team with 7.5 sacks in 2013, but didn’t perform at his typically dominant clip. Set to count $18.183 million against the team’s cap in 2013, Peppers could be asked to restructure his..." January 03

  • Defensive end will likely cost too much

    USA Today "Peppers’ 12-year run has been truly remarkable, but his impending payout might be too much for the Bears to stomach. With 6.5 sacks this year, Peppers likely will finish with his lowest total since 2007. His production hasn’t been disconcerting on its own, but his $18.1 million cap hit for 2014..." December 28

  • Emery not worried about McClellin, Peppers

    Chicago Tribune "Bears general manager Phil Emery offered a state-of-the-team address earlier this week at Halas Hall but steered away from sharp criticism of a defensive line that has been depleted by injury and largely ineffective generating any sort of significant pass rush this season. Through seven games,..." October 30

  • Peppers, Briggs believe in 'the new kid'

    CSN Chicago "Veteran defensive end Julius Peppers smiled at the thought of what he might tell Jonathan Bostic as the rookie prepares to start his first game as an NFL middle linebacker. “I don’t think I’ll tell him much of anything” Peppers said. “What worked for me won’t necessarily work for somebody else..." October 18

  • Bears need another strong Peppers outing

    ESPN.com "Use a skeptical eye when perusing information gleaned from football analytics but according to the website Pro Football Focus Chicago Bears Julius Peppers graded out highest of the club’s defensive players Sunday against the Steelers. The hope now is that Peppers can take that momentum into..." September 26

  • Bears restructure Peppers' contract

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers restructured his contract with the Bears in a move to create more salary room a source confirmed. The Bears converted $3 million of Peppers’ base salary ($12.9 million) into a signing bonus ($3 million) which reduces his base salary for 2013 to $9.9..." September 04

  • Peppers setting sights on first sack award

    ESPN.com "Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers kept it low-key Thursday in expressing a desire to be the first recipient of the Deacon Jones Award which beginning this season will be given annually to the NFL's leader in sacks. A Hall of Fame defensive end who coined the term "sack" Jones died in..." August 01

  • Should the Chicago Bears cut Julius Peppers?

    Windy City Gridiron "There's no question the Chicago Bears are in a tricky salary cap situation. They have a few glaring needs, and the draft alone won't be able to fill all their holes. There are a few current players that could help the Bears by restructuring their deals, but would that be enough relief? The highest..." March 07

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