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Julius Peppers role will be very important for Panthers this season
Julius Peppers is about to enter his 16th season in the NFL and turned 37 years old in January. Yet, teams are starting to rely...

He’s a Super Freak: Julius Peppers, at age 37, still amazes teammates
Julius Peppers is a Super Freak. Even at 37, the once-and-again Carolina Panther absolutely freaks people out – even the best players on his own...

‘Freak of nature’ Julius Peppers leading by example in return to Carolina
Julius Peppers is not much of a talker. He’s never been a player to do many media interviews during his 16-year NFL career, but he...

Panthers teammates Julius Peppers and Greg Olsen walk into an Oklahoma bar...
Panthers coach Ron Rivera brought players to midfield for an Oklahoma drill, which features hard-hitting, one-on-one matchups, to get the pads popping and energy going...

As sacks decline, Julius Peppers stands alone
Sacking the quarterback is harder than it used to be, which makes Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers‘ totals all the more remarkable. Peppers ranks fifth...

Top College Football Defensive Players Over The Last 20 Years
DE – Julius Peppers, North Carolina (1998-2001): With 167 tackles and 30.5 sacks, he was too big, too quick, too effective, too athletic. He was...

Julius Peppers ranked 15th best athlete in NFL history
15. Julius Peppers: Plenty of contemporary NFL stars have some college basketball success in their past. Peppers carries the flag for the others because of...

Best NFL draft picks of the century from UNC
1. Julius Peppers has been one of the NFL's true standard bearers for pass rushers since entering the league in 2002. His 143.5 career sacks...

Chansky’s Notebook: A Happy Homecoming For Julius Peppers?
Is Julius Peppers returning to the Panthers about just going home again? Peppers is still one of the most imposing football players you will ever...

Julius Peppers leads Panthers’ veteran influx
Even someone the stature of Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly isn’t above getting star struck, and the sixth-year player described his initial encounter with Julius Peppers...

John Fox was right about Julius Peppers. Is he about Mitchell Trubisky?
Chicago Bears coach John Fox drew on past experience to quell concerns about Mitchell Trubisky's readiness to start at the NFL level. “At the end...

UNC's Mitch Trubisky Selected No. 2 Overall by Chicago Bears
UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky was selected second overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday evening. Trubisky, who attended the draft and...

Expectations for Julius Peppers, 37, with Carolina Panthers? Here are Mike Rucker’s
Mike Rucker and Julius Peppers teamed together for six years with the Carolina Panthers from 2002-07, crashing in toward quarterbacks from their defensive end positions...

University of North Carolina, city of Chapel Hill rooting hard for Mitchell Trubisky
No North Carolina football player has ever carried the distinction of being a No. 1 overall pick. Four UNC players have been drafted No. 2...

Veteran DE Julius Peppers’ role for Panthers? Much more than ‘third-and-88’
Julius Peppers will be more than a situational pass rusher for the Carolina Panthers in 2017. Peppers, 37, signed a one-year, $3.5-million deal earlier this...

Julius Peppers returns home to make things right
After walking through the halls of Bank of America Stadium and sitting down to sign his one-year contract, defensive end Julius Peppers said it felt...

Julius Peppers says this is not a ‘farewell tour.’ Instead...
Julius Peppers returned to the Carolina Panthers at age 37 over the weekend, signing a one-year, $3.5-million contract. He has yet to have a formal...

Panthers' Julius Peppers: 'It actually feels like I never left'
Julius Peppers said he had regrets for the way things ended with the Panthers in 2009. And he wanted to make that right, so at...

Julius Peppers did everything but win Super Bowl with Packers
Three years. Twenty-five sacks. No missed games. It’s safe to say the Green Bay Packers got more from Julius Peppers than they could have imagined...

Julius Peppers’ contract with Carolina Panthers laden with sack incentives
Julius Peppers’ one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers is worth $3.5 million, with sacks incentives that could push it to $4.25 million. Peppers, who signed...

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