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Don’t let Peppers’ low sack total fool you

Despite his immense NFL success – 81 sacks in his first eight seasons – Peppers was dogged by questions that he wasn’t consistent and that he didn’t fulfill his potential. So Smith wanted to be comfortable that Peppers was going to be a cornerstone defender and not a free-agent disaster. Smith sought the input of numerous people he trusted, including his friend Ron Meeks, the Carolina Panthers’ defensive coordinator in 2009 and 2010. “ ‘One of the best guys you will have a chance to coach,’ ” Smith recalled one person telling him. (Yahoo! Sports)


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