Posts Tagged ‘Julius Peppers’

Who are best draft picks since 2000?

Who’s the best draft pick of this millennium? NFL.com analyst Elliot Harrison ponders just that as he lists the top 25 picks since 2000.

Data Points: Most sacks in a season

Who is the greatest defensive end since 2000? The two players primarily discussed are Julius Peppers and Michael Strahan.

The ‘Top 100′ comes down to Brady-Manning

NFL players crowned their No. 1 on NFL Network’s “The Top 100 Players of 2011″ on Sunday night, completing a 10-week voyage that generated as much controversy as it did consensus before coming down to yet another battle between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. This time, it was Brady’s hour.

Data Points: Top pass rushers’ impact on teams

NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan ranked his top pass rushers Wednesday, with Jared Allen, Dwight Freeney, James Harrison, Julius Peppers, and DeMarcus Ware bringing in the top grades. But how did the Vikings, Colts, Steelers, Bears, and Cowboys — the teams those great players belong to — fare in team sacks?

Data Points: Panthers quickly plug in draft picks

Yesterday we looked at how the Patriots compared with their AFC brethren at successfully drafting starters. You’ll never guess which NFC team has the best track record in turning draft picks into starters.

Peppers Part II? Bowers might be it

The Panthers might be without a talent like Julius Peppers for only one season, if they decide Clemson DE Da’Quan Bowers is their guy with the No. 1 overall pick in this April’s draft.

Pick Six: Best basketball players in the NFL

Who is the best basketball player in the NFL? Let’s put it to the test.

Peppers, Dockett co-exist fine despite tweet

Bears defensive end Julius Peppers is in somewhat of a precarious situation this week at the Pro Bowl.

No beef between Peppers, Dockett

Any potential drama there might have been between Bears DE Julius Peppers and Cardinals DE Darnell Dockett over Dockett’s critical tweet of Bears QB Jay Cutler, was not evident. Instead, it looks like the Aloha Spirit is alive and well between the two of them. Here they are walking and talking together at Thursday’s practice.

Halftime notes: Packers-Bears

A look at some halftime numbers, and a few observations, at halftime of the NFC Championship Game at Solider Field.

Plenty of reasons to like the Bears

I went out on my own on the “Playbook” picks this week and took the Bears over the Packers, for several reasons.

Briggs: The Seahawks wanted it more

Bears LB Lance Briggs joined host Fran Charles via team cam to discuss the impact of adding Julius Peppers, facing Matt Hasselbeck and what he expects in the matchup against the Seahawks.

Mayock, Baldinger tab Brady as NFL MVP

It was award season on NFL “Playbook” Wednesday, as the crew made their picks for three end-of-season awards.

No one predicted this for Bears, Chiefs and Patriots

From start to (almost) finish, the 2010 season has provided us with several dramatic transformations. No one would have predicted at the beginning of the season that the Patriots, Chiefs and Bears would be where they are right now.

Favre to Peppers: ‘Go beat the Packers’

So it’s unveiled Brett Favre has a rooting interest.

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