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Packers release Charlie Peprah

The Packers have released Charlie Peprah, their starting strong safety from 2011. Peprah had 5 interceptions last year, but struggled against the run and didn’t cover well overall. He surrendered a completion percentage of 66.7%, 9.1 YPA, and 4 touchdowns. He was ProFootballFocus’ 71st rated safety out of 86. To replace him, the Packers will move Charles Woodson to strong safety...
Via The Football Fan Spot
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kiddie Corps Given Chance To Replace Peprah

With the release of Charlie Peprah, the Packers will count on a young safety to emerge as the starter opposite Morgan Burnett. Of the six safeties, none are older than 24 and only Burnett has started.
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers release injured safety Peprah

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Charlie Peprah thought he had a good chance of starting for the Green Bay Packers this season, but the 29-year-old veteran safety was released by the team Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, coach Mike McCarthy said he was waiting on more information from Peprah's physical. Apparently, the medical results weren't good. Peprah, 29, did not miss any...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers Say Goodbye To Peprah

The Green Bay Packers have released veteran safety Charlie Peprah one day before the first practice of training camp. The former Alabama star underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason, but this decision is more about performance than health. Peprah’s knee will get better; his play will not. Loyal readers of this blog should not [...]
Via Packer Update
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: What the Release of Charlie Peprah Means at Safety

In a surprising move, presumed starting safety Charlie Peprah has been released by the Green Bay Packers, a day before the start of training camp. After having lost Nick Collins to injury, Peprah became the full time starter for the rest of the season. While he did well in 2010 following the injury to Morgan Burnett, he was unable to perform with enough consistency in the secondary...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Charlie Peprah will likely start at safety for the Packers

Getty Images According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, veteran safety Charlie Peprah will head into training camp as a starter alongside Morgan Burnett.  The coaching staff really likes his experience after replacing Nick Collins when he went down last season. If Peprah wants to hold onto his job, it looks like he’ll have to fight off both M.D. Jennings and Jerron...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Jennings may be gaining on injured Peprah

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With Packers safety Charlie Peprah missing his third consecutive week of practices during the team's offseason training activities, second-year safety M.D. Jennings could be moving closer to the starting job.Peprah is out while continuing to rest his sore knee, an injury that required him to have his knee scoped and cleaned out following last season.Jennings...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Peprah wants to secure starting job early

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It took Charlie Peprah five years to become a starter in the NFL, and now that the Green Bay Packers most-veteran safety got a taste of it over the past two seasons, he does not want to return to a backup role. But despite starting 28 games during the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Peprah has never actually earned a starting spot out of training camp. Two years ago, Peprah...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Peprah Ready To Tackle Numerous Challengers

Safety Charlie Peprah, who has started 25 games the last two years, had a career-high five interceptions. Looking beyond the numbers, however, shows Peprah struggled along with the rest of the defense. Can he hold off the likes of Jerron McMillian and, possibly, Charles Woodson?
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers’ Peprah Picks a Pack of Philip’s Passes

Unfortunately, he also got burned numerous times for touchdowns.  While his prolific picks may have been prophesized by some, I doubt his poor pass protection was also part of that premonition.  Midway through a still undefeated season, the Packers enigmatic defense continues to be… an enigma. On the one hand, they’re really good.  They are tough in the red zone.  They...
Via TriggPack
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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