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Julius Peppers

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Packers | Julius Peppers reaches milestone

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:54:57 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers had a 49-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter of the team's Week 5 game. He is the first player in NFL history with at least 100 sacks and 10 interceptions.

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Packers | Julius Peppers receives praise

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:04:40 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy praised LB Julius Peppers, saying he is everything he hoped he would be. "He's definitely everything I thought he would be," McCarthy said. "It's not only if he's playing faster, but really how they all play together."

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Packers | Julius Peppers praised

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:36:38 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers has adapted well to the Packers' defensive scheme, according to linebackers coach Winston Moss. Moss said Peppers is a smart, experienced player who has been around long enough that he understands concepts in different schemes.

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Packers | Julius Peppers may move around

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:23:52 -0700

Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers said LB Julius Peppers may move around on the defense and play a "hybrid" type role for the team. "I can tell you that things we've asked him to do, he's done a nice job of," defensive coordinator Dom Capers said of Peppers. "He'll be one of those, quote, hybrid-type guys. He'll rush, he'll drop, he'll do a lot of different things. "He'll play different spots for us. I'm glad we have him. He's a rare guy from a talent standpoint. He's done a nice job mentally of picking up what we're asking him to do and, quite frankly, has looked pretty comfortable doing it."

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Packers | Julius Peppers excited to play opposite Clay Matthews

Fri, 30 May 2014 13:55:16 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers noted Thursday, May 29, one of the main reasons he joined the Packers was to play opposite LB Clay Matthews. Peppers said he has never played with a dominant threat opposite him in his entire career.

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Packers | Julius Peppers practices at OLB

Thu, 29 May 2014 10:57:50 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers worked at both the left and right outside linebacker positions during practice Thursday, May 29.

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Packers | Don't believe Julius Peppers has declined

Fri, 02 May 2014 06:17:07 -0700

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson said there was no evidence that DE Julius Peppers, 34, has declined. Peppers had 7.5 sacks last season, which was his lowest total since 2007. "He still has the same athletic traits that he had coming out," Thompson said. "He's had a remarkable history in the NFL in terms of durability."

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Packers | Julius Peppers to play multiple roles

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:04:26 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers will have the chance to play multiple roles on defense with his new team, and he's expected to be used as both a defensive end and linebacker opposite LB Clay Matthews. He will be working with defensive line coach Mike Trgovac, who was his line coach for a year and defensive coordinator with the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: Allowing Peppers to move around in Dom Capers' defense should help make him more productive as he ages.

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Packers | Julius Peppers contract terms

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 06:36:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers DE Julius Peppers agreed to terms on a three-year deal that is expected to pay up to $30 million. Peppers will get $8.5 million in the first year.

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Packers | Julius Peppers agrees to terms on three-year deal

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 05:58:55 -0700

The Green Bay Packers agreed to terms with DE Julius Peppers (Bears) on a three-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Cowboys | Have real interest in Julius Peppers

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:54:19 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys have significant interest in free-agent DE Julius Peppers (Bears).

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Cowboys | No visit scheduled with Julius Peppers

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:16:19 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have not scheduled a visit with free-agent DE Julius Peppers (Bears), but they remain interested in him at the right price.

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Cowboys | Interested in Julius Peppers

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:42:11 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have interest in free-agent DE Julius Peppers (Cowboys).

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Bears | Taking full cap hit on Julius Peppers

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:13:13 -0700

The Chicago Bears are taking the full salary cap hit after releasing DE Julius Peppers, and they will not designate him as a post-June 1 cut, according to general manager Phil Emery.

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Bears | Julius Peppers released

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:15:42 -0700

The Chicago Bears released DE Julius Peppers Tuesday, March 11.

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Bears | May release Julius Peppers

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:15:36 -0700

The Chicago Bears are expected to release DE Julius Peppers if a trade can not be completed for him.

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Bears | Taking calls on Julius Peppers

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:26:50 -0700

The Chicago Bears are calling around the league to see if teams are interested in trading for DE Julius Peppers, according to sources. However, a trade is unlikely.

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Bears | Julius Peppers could be on way out

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:31:24 -0800

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers might be cut if the team acts on its interest and signs free-agent DE Michael Bennett (Seahawks).

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Bears | Julius Peppers important to team?

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:59:07 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman indicated that the team still views DE Julius Peppers as an important part of their defense, but the club has to be contemplating cutting him after he had 7.5 sacks in 2013. Trestman said they will make the NFL Draft "defense-oriented" to add bodies to a unit that finished last in sacks and 30th in points allowed.

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Bears | Julius Peppers' future uncertain

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:22:18 -0800

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers' future with the team is in doubt after he remained silent for much of the 2013 season. Peppers will count $18,183,333 against the salary cap in 2014, and the Bears will have to carry $4,183,333 in dead money in each of the next two seasons if they decide to cut him.

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Bears | Two miss practice

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:37:19 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (non-injury) and CB Charles Tillman (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Bears | Three probable for Week 5

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:59:02 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (quadricep) and DE Julius Peppers (chest) both fully practiced and are probable for Week 5. LB D.J. Williams (illness) was limited in practice and is probable.

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Bears | Julius Peppers takes part in practice

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:20:29 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (chest) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 3.

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Bears | Two limited in practice

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:49:05 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) and DE Julius Peppers (chest) both were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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Bears | Two probable for Week 2

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:38:56 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (illness) and CB Charles Tillman (knee) are listed as probable for Week 2. Tillman fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 13, while Peppers was limited.

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Bears | Two not practicing

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:59:05 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman (knee) and DE Julius Peppers (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Bears | Julius Peppers restructures deal

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:22:45 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers has agreed to restructure his contract, which will take his 2013 base salary from $12.9 million to $9.9 million with the $3 million turning into a signing bonus. The move created $2 million in salary cap space for the team.

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Bears | Two stars rested

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 17:01:35 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall and DE Julius Peppers were held out of the preseason game Friday, Aug. 12, against the Carolina Panthers due to coach's decision.

Fantasy Tip: If you're a fantasy owners scouring the box score, worried Marshall's name didn't show, that's why. He has no known injury, and was sidelined since the coaching staff is well aware of what he can do. Peppers is also healthy.

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Bears | Julius Peppers absent

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 07:42:26 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers was excused from practice for personal reasons Wednesday, Aug. 7.

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Bears | Julius Peppers does not practice

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:54:22 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (personal) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 6, because of personal reasons.

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Bears | Two sitting out practice

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:17:09 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (hamstring) and CB Kelvin Hayden (hamstring) are not participating in practice Monday, Aug. 5.

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Bears | Unlikely to restructure with Julius Peppers

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:11:12 -0700

The Chicago Bears have several avenues they could go to free up salary cap space in 2013, but general manager Phil Emery is unlikely to restructure the contract of DE Julius Peppers. Lowering the cap figure for Peppers now would only make it grow in the future.

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Bears | Restructuring Julius Peppers' deal imperative

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 09:42:09 -0800

The Chicago Bears would save a considerable amount on the salary cap by restructuring DE Julius Peppers' contract. He is due $12.9 million in base salary in 2013 and has a salary cap charge of $16.383 million, which is approximately 13 percent of the team's entire cap. If Chicago converted $9 million of Peppers' base salary into a bonus payment it would save them $6 million against his year's cap.

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Bears | Julius Peppers has high cap hit in 2013

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:21:04 -0800

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers is scheduled to count $16.383 million toward the salary cap next season. The Bears may look to restructure Peppers' contract during the offseason to try to lower his cap hit.

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Bears | Julius Peppers earns honor

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 07:49:33 -0800

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 16.

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Bears | Julius Peppers receives bonus

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 06:16:24 -0800

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers will receive a $200,000 bonus for making the Pro Bowl.

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Bears | Not prepared for Russell Wilson?

Mon, 03 Dec 2012 07:37:07 -0800

The Chicago Bears seemingly were not prepared to face Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's scrambling ability in Week 13, according to DE Julius Peppers. "He likes to play with his legs," Peppers said. "We weren't prepared for it, but he did a good job today." Head coach Lovie Smith added that he did a "terrible job" getting the team ready for the game.

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Bears | Seven probable

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:33:44 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (thumb), QB Jason Campbell (ribs), OG Lance Louis (ankle), DE Shea McClellin (concussion), DT Stephen Paea (shoulder), DE Julius Peppers (thigh) and DT Matt Toeaina (calf) practiced in full Friday, Nov. 23, and are probable for Week 12.

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Bears | Four players fully practice

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:08:23 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Lance Louis (ankle), DE Shea McClellin (concussion), DE Julius Peppers (thigh) and LB Lance Briggs (thumb) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 22.

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Bears | Four practice in full

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:35:24 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (thumb), OG Lance Louis (ankle), DE Shea McClellin (concussion) and DE Julius Peppers (thigh) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Bears | Julius Peppers misses practice

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 14:51:59 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (coaches' decision) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

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Bears | Julius Peppers in and out

Mon, 22 Oct 2012 20:32:45 -0700

Chicago Bears DL Julius Peppers (foot), who has been bothered by plantar fasciitis, has been sidelined for portions of the second half in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions. He was able to return to the field late in the fourth quarter.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:48:22 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (illness), DE Julius Peppers (undisclosed) and LB Brian Urlacher (undisclosed) did not practice Friday, Oct. 19.

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Bears | Julius Peppers probable

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:51:37 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 5, and is probable for Week 5.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 14:57:12 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (ankle), FB Evan Rodriguez (knee) and LB Brian Urlacher (undisclosed) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Bears | Two limited

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 15:39:26 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (hand) and DE Julius Peppers (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Bears | Julius Peppers limps off

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 18:53:27 -0700

Chicago Bears DL Julius Peppers (undisclosed) limped off in the waning moments of the second quarter of the Week 4 game Monday, Oct. 1, against the Dallas Cowboys due to an undisclosed apparent lower body injury.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:53:37 -0700

Chicago Bears TE Evan Rodriguez (knee), DE Julius Peppers and LS Patrick Mannelly (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 27. Peppers sat out because of a non-injury related reason.

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Bears | Julius Peppers probable for Week 3

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:30:46 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (foot) fully participated in the team's practice Friday, Sept. 21, and is probable for the team's Week 3 game.

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Bears | Julius Peppers practices

Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:15:43 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Julius Peppers (foot) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 20.

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