Chicago Bears Hope Julius Peppers Can Spice Up Defense

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Julius Peppers' first unrestricted free agency stop will be in Lake Forest on Friday to talk to the Bears.
It's up to general manager Jerry Angelo and ownership to make it his last stop.
According to the Chicago Tribune, an offer has already been extended and Peppers likes the team because veterans Brian Urlacher, Tommie Harris, and Lance Briggs are already in place on the defense.
Such a signing has been compared in some circles to the Green Bay Packers' signing of Reggie White, a move which no doubt made their Suoer Bowl victory after the 1996 season possible.
While that type of comparison might rankle some Packer fans, there are similarities. Peppers is arguably among the most dominant pass rushers of the past eight years. He is only 30. White was 32 when he played for the Packers for the first time.
Earlier this week, several sources close to the Carolina Panthers said the Bears will likely be getting a defensive end version of the former Panthers wide re...

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