Chicago Bears Insider: Let the Naysayers Rest; Julius Peppers Proves His Value

January 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I don’t know where you were when you first heard that the Bears had signed former Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers.  I had figured that the Bears would make a run at him at the start of free agency, but I thought that he had too high of a price tag so the Bears might lose out on him.  After all, the Bears had a pretty tight hand on their checkbook right?
Well much to my happiness, the Bears went out on a limb, spent the money and signed Peppers on the first day of free agency.  It seemed like a dream come true because after having followed Peppers career ever since he was in college, they knew the kind of player he was and had wished he would join the Bears.  It was truly a dream come true.
As soon as he was signed, people started coming out of the woodwork saying many good things about the signing and some bad things.  The point a lot of people got stuck on was Peppers appeared to take plays off during his time in Carolina and onl...

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