Peppers inks a monster deal worth $91.5 million

Anxious all week, Julius Peppers was finally getting some sleep at home in Charlotte when he found out just how serious the Bears were about acquiring him. The free agent signing period had just begun and his agent called to tell him coach Lovie Smith was in town. Soon, Peppers was meeting him at an executive airport.

Now, he’s being fitted for a Bears uniform. Peppers joined Chicago in the biggest move by a team that showed it’s fixated on contending again after missing the playoffs the past three seasons.

The five-time Pro Bowl defensive end and top free agent prize agreed Friday to a six-year deal worth potentially $91.5 million. Agent Carl Carey said a record $42 million is guaranteed, with Peppers earning $20 million in the first year and $40.5 million over the first three. The deal includes incentives for sacks, making the Pro Bowl and winning Defensive Player of the Year.

“It’s one thing to play football in this league and make a living, but it’s a totally different thing to come to a place with a rich tradition like the Bears,” Peppers said.

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2 Responses to “Peppers inks a monster deal worth $91.5 million”

  1. Ah snap… I check these sites everyday, chicagobears dot com, the gab, NFL… Liked seeing lovie and cutler on the front page… And while I was taking a shit I realized 2 things: 1, work sucks, and 2… I’m excited for next year slash this year or whatever. And not like a “shit, we got cutler? SI says we’re going to the bowl!” but kind of exactly like that… Think about it… When was the last time we had a killer draft and people were scared of us? Can’t remember… We get lucky sometimes but I don’t know… No one from any team last year really panned out… And our best player? Poll anyone. Answer Mannely? Maybe who knows… Garza went to Kingsville. That’s like 15 min fromCorpus… But seriously. I’m getting excited again, and that’s a good thing, right… Fuck the draft, never got us anywhere unless we were first pick first round but that meant we sucked the most giant of circus cocks the year before. I’m tired of being just ” better than the lions” fuck that noise. I lived through the 90’s. I want to dominate and go cubs… Bradley is a cunt

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