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Julius Peppers: New role ‘fits my skill set better’

Julius Peppers believes his new position with the Green Bay Packers fits his skill set better. Peppers is now an outside linebacker in a 3-4 base scheme after spending the last four years as a defensive end in the Chicago Bears’ 4-3 system and before that in Carolina for eight seasons. “It’s fun. It’s fun,” Peppers said. “I’m actually having a lot of fun. I’m enjoying...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five undrafted free agents to watch at Packers training camp

“Homegrown” talent. It’s a phrase that gets thrown around often in the world of sports in terms of how to build a sustainable contender. In the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs are the case in point of this philosophy with their nucleus of life-timers Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli and Tim Duncan. In MLB, the Oakland A’s are often cited as the prime example, thanks to general manager...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Training Camp Primer 2014

The dog days of summer are upon us, which can mean only one thing, training camp is nigh.  So let’s take a quick look at some areas to watch as the Packer’s training camp gets underway. Julius Peppers  The Packer’s biggest free agency splash was for former Chicago Bear’s defensive end Julius Peppers.  At 34 […] The post Packers Training Camp Primer 2014 by Andrew LeTourneau...

Cory’s Corner: Packers’ 2014 D begins and ends with Ragi

With the signing of Julius Peppers, B.J. Raji could have a snice year. I gave B.J. Raji a lot of grief last year. After setting career lows in total tackles (12) and tallying no sacks for the second straight season, it was completely warranted. Raji’s argument was that he barely played his true position as a bona fide nose tackle. He dabbled in playing end and also spent time as...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
9 days ago  |  1 Comment

If Packers fans had to pick a Packers Pepper to Perform

Julius Peppers Tyler Dunne and Justin Felder asked an interesting question on the last Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Packers podcast: If Packers fans had to choose, would they pick pass rusher Julius Peppers or trainer Pepper Burruss to have a great season in 2014? The duo never really answered the question, so let’s answer it here. First, some context: If Julius Peppers has a great...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Peppers Isn’t Key To D

I understand why Clay Matthews, Jarrett Bush and others are so excited about the acquisition of Julius Peppers, but let’s be perfectly honest, it’s going to be another long season on defense if the play of a 34-year-old at the very end of his career is so important. Fortunately, it isn’t. Far more significant will […]
Via Packer Update
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Final offseason move that needs to be made

With training camp getting ready to begin in about a month, teams are putting the finishing touches on their initial rosters.  Some teams are cutting guys that they feel cannot help their team, while others are signing players that will help contribute in some way.  For the Green Bay Packers, I believe should go out and sign another player.  It has been no secret that the Packers...
Via isportsweb.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Green Bay Packers DE Julius Peppers not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Packers
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Highlight More Athletic Defense at Packers’ OTA’s

Last offseason Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy made a bold guarantee that the running game was going to improve. Thanks to Eddie Lacy, he was right. This offseason, McCarthy has made a similar guarantee in regards to his defense improving and thanks to the additions of players like Julius Peppers and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, McCarthy’s guarantee should come true again in 2014...
Via The Packers Guru
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Julius Peppers is No. 56…remain excited

I’ve never seen a number unveiling get this much excitement. And for those of you that may not know, Julius Peppers will be wearing No. 56 next season for the Packers. Julius Peppers will be wearing No. 56 next fall as he will play a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker position called the elephant. That’s quite a change for someone that was consistently coming off the edge...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
April 15, 2014  |  1 Comment
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