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Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

Posted on: March 5, 2010 1:54 pm
Edited on: March 5, 2010 3:14 pm
 
Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers signing with the Chicago Bears is imminent, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Friday, citing an unnamed source.

The paper also said the Bears will hold a news conference later Friday to announce the singing of Peppers, running back Chester Taylor and tight end Brandon Manumaleuna.

New England and Philadelphia have also made a push for Peppers, but Chicago is offering a higher annual salary, the Sun-Times said.
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Since: Mar 16, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:57 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

The 3rd round pick and what else????  It will take more than a 3rd rounder to land Boldin.



Since: Mar 16, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:56 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

With respect to the last statement you made, the Bears better structure the contract such that most of the money is spent in 2010, which is an uncapped year.  I do not disagree with the other two points, though.  The people that would have ordinarily made the most sense are all restricted, and the Bears have no 1's to trade anymore.




Since: Oct 15, 2009
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:41 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

Everything you posted is true except the "me guy" part. Peppers has always been at camp , never held out, never bad mouthed the coaches, organization or his teamates. Being a Panther fan from the start I will say this about Peppers:
He sometimes is totally a non-factor in games...... he just disappears! He'll be a beast for 2 or 3 games in a row and not show up for the next 5! He'll get 12 sacks in 8 games and none in the other 9. He's a Team guy..... But, for some unexplained reason he plays Houdini during the season.



Since: Jan 31, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:37 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

Couldn't agree with you more.  I'm glad he left my team!



Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:31 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

Your post would make sense if there was a salary cap.  It's an uncapped year.........Sign him now and it won't affect shiites!

Taylor and Peppers.  This could be good for the Bears.  Cutler I believe is a stud QB with the right weapons.  Taylor will be a great pressure reliever for him. 

And Peppers, who wouldn't want him.  He's a bit of a head case but one nasty DE.




Since: Nov 4, 2009
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:27 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

None of these guys are worth the money they are payed. All that matters is getting them on the team. Its not my money, its not your money, so get er done.I like the Boldin post that would be nice.



Since: May 22, 2009
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:21 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

It's an uncapped year....



Since: Apr 21, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2010 4:08 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

Balance of power? Bears are just trying to get ahead of Detroit. They are not even in the same league as the Vikings and the Packers, who I think will overtake Minnesota next year for the division title.



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: March 5, 2010 3:39 pm
 

Report: Bears deal with Peppers is imminent

Are the Bears for real? There spending money! WOW!!! Get Marshall or Boldin please. Trade Olsen to get one of these guys. The Greatest Show on Sod.



Since: Jun 17, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2010 3:37 pm
 

Bears are desperate & overpaying

I'm a Bears fan & like it when my team spends money but I think the Bears are probably the most desperate team in the NFL right now after the Cutler experiment has seemed to have failed miserably.  Bears didn't make the playoffs last year & now don't have 1st & 2nd round draft picks. 

I think Peppers has the potential to be a great player but given the way his stats have yo-yo'ed throughout his career shows me he only plays when he's facing a pay-day.  Giving him a 6-year deal will probably end up w/ the Bears only getting 1-2 years of productivity out of him.  I would rather have the Bears find guys like Mark Anderson when he had sacks his first year as opposed to going out & overpaying.  This is the equivalent of baseball's Moneyball where certain teams pay too much for players & certain stats but if the Bears don't make the playoffs the GM & Head Coach are probably fired so they're all desperate to make something happen. 


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