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Point-Counterpoint: Julius Peppers

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Our experts debate whether or not Chicago Bears All Pro defensive end Julius Peppers, who just turned 33 years old, is worth the hefty sum he's due over the next three seasons.

Former Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo made a splash on the first day of free agency in 2010, signing three highly touted free agents, one of whom was Julius Peppers, arguably the best 4-3 defensive end in the NFL. In his three years in Chicago, Peppers has not disappointed, leading the team in sacks each season. Yet his age, coupled with an escalating salary, has put the organization in a tough...

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