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Packers | Thursday practice report for Packers

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:22:07 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Kyler Fackrell (hamstring), CB LaDarius Gunter (illness) and LB Nick Perry (hand) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 8. DT Letroy Guion (shoulder), OG T.J. Lang (foot), LB Blake Martinez (knee), LB Clay Matthews (shoulder), LB Julius Peppers (non-injury), CB Damarious Randall (groin), LB Jake Ryan (ankle) and C JC Tretter (knee) were limited.

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Packers | Wednesday's practice report for Green Bay

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:56:11 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Kyler Fackrell (hamstring), CB LaDarius Gunter (illness), LB Clay Matthews (shoulder), LB Julius Peppers (rest) and LB Nick Perry (hand) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 7. DT Letroy Guion (shoulder), OG T.J. Lang (foot), LB Blake Martinez (knee), CB Damarious Randall (groin), LB Jake Ryan (ankle) and C JC Tretter (knee) were listed as limited participants.

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Packers | Julius Peppers unsure about future

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:40:46 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers is in the final season of a three-year deal and isn't sure about whether or not he wants to return for a 16th season at this point. "I'm not saying that I don't want to play next year. I'm not saying that I do. I'm just saying that right now, I don't know. And I'll figure it out at some point. There's a lot of things that can happen between now and February," Peppers told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

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Packers | Julius Peppers cleared of PED use

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:17:40 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers was cleared of acquisitions he used performance-enhancing drugs by the NFL Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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Packers | LBs to meet with NFL on Wednesday

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:57:01 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers are set to meet with the NFL on Wednesday, Aug. 24, as part of an investigation stemming from an Al-Jazeera report last December about performance-enhancing drugs.

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Packers | Two Packers LBs to talk with NFL

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:43:54 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers have agreed to talk with the NFL regarding the allegations that they received performance-enhancing drugs, according to sources.

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Packers | Two GB defenders might be penalized

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:06:55 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers among four players who will be suspended by Thursday, Aug. 25, if they do not comply with the National Football League's probe into performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension would be for conduct detrimental, and separate from any possible discipline the players would face under the league's drug policies.

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Packers | Nick Perry practices with first-team defense

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:11:10 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Nick Perry took snaps with the first-team defense at practice Friday, July 29, opposite LB Clay Matthews. The team wants Perry to play more snaps this year in an attempt to lessen the workload of LB Julius Peppers, so that the 36-year-old veteran won't wear down near the end of the season.

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Packers | Green Bay players asked about PEDs

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:26:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers and LB Clay Matthews will be interviewed by the NFL regarding PED allegations from an Al-Jazeera America report, team president Mark Murphy confirmed Thursday, July 21.

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Packers | Julius Peppers plans to stay

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:17:19 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers plans to remain with the Packers next season. He said in January that he was unsure if he'd return for a 15th season at 36 years old.

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Packers | Julius Peppers drawing interest

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:51:56 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers was being "jokingly recruited" by players at the Pro Bowl, including several from one of the top teams in the NFC, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report.

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Packers | Julius Peppers plans to return

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:19:28 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers plans to play in 2016, even it means playing for another team.

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Packers | Julius Peppers may retire

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:15:01 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers will decide during the offseason if he'll return for the 2016 season. Peppers had 10.5 sacks this season, which is the most he has had since 2012.

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Packers | Julius Peppers not on injury report

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:13:05 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers (non-injury) was not on the injury report for Tuesday, Dec. 1, after not practicing Monday, Nov. 30.

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Packers | Monday practice report for Week 13

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:43:16 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (ankle), CB Demetri Goodson (illness), WR Ty Montgomery (ankle) and LB Julius Peppers (non-injury) did not practice Monday, Nov. 30. OG T.J. Lang (shoulder), C Corey Linsley (ankle), LB Nate Palmer (foot) and OG Josh Sitton (back) were limited, while WR Jared Abbrederis (rib, chest), CB Micah Hyde (hip) and CB Damarious Randall (knee) practiced in full.

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Packers | Clay Matthews works at ILB

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:41:45 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews lined up at inside linebacker during practice Thursday, July 30. LBs Julius Peppers and Nick Perry were the outside linebackers during the drills.

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Packers | Julius Peppers expected to stay

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:16:31 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers is expected to return to Green Bay in 2015 at full salary.

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Packers | Julius Peppers leading the defense

Sat, 17 Jan 2015 18:13:32 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers gave a midseason speech that his teammates credit with helping stabilize the defense, and he has assumed a leadership role, making adjustments on the field and pulling younger players aside to provide advice.

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Packers | Julius Peppers wants to continue to career

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:16:21 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers said he plans to play next season and hopes to remain with the Packers. Peppers is scheduled to make $8.5 million in 2015 and $7 million in 2016.

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Packers | Julius Peppers improving the defense

Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:38:10 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers' ability to defend both the run and the pass as a defensive end in nickel packages has contributed to the defense's success against the pass this year, according to defensive coordinator Dom Capers.

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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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