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Julius Peppers: Will He Have More Sacks or Assists?

  3 years ago     121 Views     2 Comments  

Marc Sessler Reported today that Packers GM Ted Thompson is high on Julius Peppers and thinks he will be a force to be reckoned with on the Packers defense this coming season. I agree wholeheartedly. Opposing offenses are now going to have to "pick their poison". Focus on Clay Matthews...get Julius Peppers running down your quarterback...focus on Peppers and, well...you know the rest. I think initially teams will focus on Matthews, requiring Peppers to prove himself, and prove himself he will. Julius Peppers, in that scenario, gets 10+ sacks next season.┬áBut what if teams shift the focus to Peppers? Then…

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Julius Peppers and the Reggie White Effect

  3 years ago     229 Views     7 Comments  

By now you've heard the big news in the NFL that Ted Thompson has made the decision to sign Julius Peppers as the newest Green Bay Packers free-agent. We always wonder if free-agent moves will impact our team for the good in the coming season, but this particular move reminded me of Ron Wolfe's courting of Reggie White. Back in 1993, when the Packers brought on Reggie White, their defense had been struggling. Ranked 23rd in the league, the Packer defense was the Achilles' heel that always seem to have the Packers falling short in the playoffs. The signing of…

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