GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Julius Peppers didn't seem very impressed with his first preseason sack with the Packers.
The hope in Green Bay is that it will be the first of many big plays from Peppers once the real games begin.
It's early, but coach Mike McCarthy's plan to boost the defense in 2014 looks as if it's working so far.
Keep this up and Green Bay will be poised...
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The recent acquisition of Jared Allen has Chicago Bears fans excited for 2014, even though Julius Peppers landed in Green Bay. Most people see Allen as an upgrade over Peppers, but very few are talking about why. Why is Jared Allen a better 4-3 defensive end than Julius Peppers?
Here are two huge differences between the star athletes.
1. Snap Count
Jared Allen doesn’t come off...
Lots of Packers fans have been disappointed with the play of Julius Peppers in the preseason.
Well, get over it.
He’s entering his 13th NFL season and as a 34-year-old, he knows exactly how to prepare himself for what matters most: Week 1 at Seattle.
I chuckle every time I sift through sports talk radio and hear fans blather about how Peppers needs to prove something to them. What...
by DUSTY EVELY I apologize for my absence. Once I decided to focus on this Julius Peppers post, I stopped working on my regular Packers defense posts. This one took me longer than I thought it would, and I ran into a number of roadblocks along the way that made it take even longer. Once […]
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Julius Peppers hopes to be a disruptive force for the Green Bay Packers defense.
When the Green Bay Packers signed defensive end Julius Peppers in free agency, lots of speculation about his future role with the team erupted.
We heard rumors circulating about a possible deployment of a “hybrid defense” and the “elephant end” position.
The reason for this speculation is Packers’...