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2017 Packers Free Agents: Who Will Stay and Who Will Go?

With news that the Green Bay Packers are about $9 million under the salary cap for the 2016 season after signing all of their draft picks, we can begin looking at how that money will be used. Most, if not all, of it will go toward re-signing the long list of players ready to hit the open market as free agents in 2017. Below I will look at each player and consider how likely or unlikely...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to meet with Peppers & Matthews over PEDs

The NFL is finally going to move forward with the Al-Jazeera America report that listed Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers as players using performance-enhancing drugs. The NFL officials will meet with these players when training camp begins on July 26. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Friday: Five players whose stock is rising Throwback Thursday: The great LaDainian Tomlinson...
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NFL To Interview Matthews, Peppers

The National Football League plans on interviewing Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers when training camp opens in late July. Both players, along with former Packer Mike Neal, Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison and retired quarterback Peyton Manning were named in an Al-Jazeera America documentary about PEDS. All 5 players have vehemently denied the allegations. According to...
Via Packers Notes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews, James Harrison Among Players NFL Will Interview In PEDs Probe

Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, and James Harrison were all tied to PED use in an Al Jazeera America report published in December. Now, the NFL’s senior vice president of labor policy and league affairs has indicated in a letter the league is scheduling interviews with the players named in the report. Check out the video above for more on the NFL’s investigation. Thumbail Photo...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' Matthews, Peppers part of NFL's PEDs probe

NEW YORK -- Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A letter from NFL executive Adolpho Birch that was obtained Friday by The Associated Press says Green Bay linebackers Matthews and Peppers and Pittsburgh linebacker Harrison will be...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL To Interview Players Named In PED Report

The NFL will begin interviewing Green Bay Packers linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison after they were named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to performance-enhancing drugs, according to ESPN. NFL senior vice president of labor policy and league affairs, Adolpho Birch, wrote in a letter to ESPN that the league...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to interview Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, James Harrison over PED allegations

Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison are among those to be interviewed by the NFL over allegations of performance-enhancing drugs made last year. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the NFL sent the notice to the players union, informing those involved that the players would be questioned the day training...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers expect Julius Peppers to return for 2016 season

The Green Bay Packers aren’t expecting outside linebacker Julius Peppers to join the growing list of big names retiring from the NFL this offseason. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the Packers are “operating under the assumption” that Peppers—who turned 36 years old in January—will return for his 15th NFL season in 2016. The former No. 2 overall pick played in all...
Via The Sports Daily
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers, James Harrison unsure about returning for 2016

Two of the generation’s most dominant edge rushers are currently unsure about whether or not they’ll return to play another NFL season in 2016. Eliminated during the Divisional Round, Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison are now both weighing their futures in the game. Following Saturday night’s 26-20 loss to the Arizona...
Via The Sports Daily
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Peppers: Not sacking Aaron Rodgers changed my career

Julius Peppers believes he would still be a member of the Chicago Bears if he had sacked Aaron Rodgers in the final game of last season. Peppers nearly brought down the Green Bay Packers quarterback on fourth and 8.  But fullback John Kuhn chipped Peppers, allowing Rodgers to hit Randall Cobb for a 48-yard game-winning touchdown at Soldier Field. “I was pretty close. I was pretty...
Via Sports-Glory
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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