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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...
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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Twitter Tuesday

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With five days left until Super Bowl 50 and the Packers watching at home, lets take...
Via cover32
4 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
5 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
11 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy ‘fed up’ with Packers’ inactivity in free agency

Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is reportedly quite unhappy with his general manager. According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, McCarthy is “fed up” with general manager Ted Thompson’s unwillingness to dive into free agency and pick up veteran players to make the roster deeper. There are a few exceptions – see Julius Peppers and Desmond Howard – but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers DC Capers hasn't noticed Julius Peppers slowing down

When defensive coordinator Dom Capers sees outside linebacker Julius Peppers, he sees a 36-year-old pass-rusher who's still playing some of the best football of his career.Capers praised the way Peppers has finished the past two seasons, the 13th and 14th of his NFL career.Via Ryan Wood of the Press-Gazette Media:Peppers had seven sacks in his first season with the Packers, plus...
Via Fox Sports
15 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
20 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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