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Packers expect Julius Peppers to return for 2016 season

The Green Bay Packers aren’t expecting outside linebacker Julius Peppers to join the growing list of big names retiring from the NFL this offseason. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the Packers are “operating under the assumption” that Peppers—who turned 36 years old in January—will return for his 15th NFL season in 2016. The former No. 2 overall pick played in all...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers are expecting Julius Peppers to return for the 2016 season

Now that the NFL season is officially over, teams are starting to figure out how can they make improvements going into the off-season. There a lot of teams that are waiting to see if certain players will return for another season or if they plan to call it a career. The Green Bay Packers are one of those teams as they wait to see if linebacker Julius Peppers will be with them next...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: The Pros and Cons of Re-Signing Mike Neal

The Green Bay Packers have a number of questions to answer this NFL offseason and one of the biggest is what they are going to do at outside linebacker. Of course, having a number of talented pass-rushers on your roster isn’t a bad thing, but when two of your top four perimeter pass rushers are set to become free agents, with another pondering retirement, it can be cause for concern...
Via The Packers Guru
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers wants to keep playing in 2016

Even at 36, linebacker Julius Peppers is not ready to walk away from the football field. Peppers is owed $8 million in salary and bonuses by the Packers for the 2016 and according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report he is planning to continue his football career next season. There had been speculation that the Packers could cut Peppers who is due to count $10.5 million against the...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Would be Complete Idiots to Cut Julius Peppers

Not long ago, Julius Peppers of the Green Bay Packers, came out and said that he was not sure about his playing future in the NFL for the 2016 season. Yet it appears at this point that Peppers — the nine-time Pro Bowler — has made up his mind. According to a tidbit by Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, Peppers said that he plans to play next season, even if he were to get cut...
Via The Packers Guru
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers Plans To Play Another Year, Even If Packers Cut Him

Jason Cole of B/R spoke to Packers veteran OLB Julius Peppers who said that he plans to play another year, even if Green Bay were to move on this offseason. Cole mentions that Peppers’ $7 million base salary is fairly reasonable, given that he’s coming off of a 10.5 sack season. Beyond that, Green Bay has over $20 million in cap space, so it’s not as though they’re in a position...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers should hope for a Peppers return

The Dom Capers defense was exciting to watch this year – often times serving as a crutch or a bailout for a stagnant offense. It was also very young. No member of the Green Bay Packers’ defense is even in their 30s aside from one very integral piece – arguable its most important piece – who turned 36 years old earlier in January. This importance was recognized Monday as...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' Julius Peppers picked as Pro Bowl replacement

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Julius Peppers has been added to the Pro Bowl roster, making the team for the first time as a member of the Green Bay Packers. The NFL announced on Monday that Peppers would replace Denver's Von Miller since the Broncos have advanced to the Super Bowl. The 36-year-old Peppers is making his ninth trip to the Pro Bowl. He led Green Bay with 10 1/2 sacks in...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers, James Harrison unsure about returning for 2016

Two of the generation’s most dominant edge rushers are currently unsure about whether or not they’ll return to play another NFL season in 2016. Eliminated during the Divisional Round, Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison are now both weighing their futures in the game. Following Saturday night’s 26-20 loss to the Arizona...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers LB Julius Peppers ‘unsure’ about his NFL future

Following the Green Bay Packers’ emotional and heartbreaking 26-20 overtime loss against the Arizona Cardinals last night, Julius Peppers has been left with many questions. He has to make a decision about whether he will play another season, which is not an easy decision to make with that kind of emotion. Peppers was asked about his future in an interview and it was obvious that...
Via This Given Sunday
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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