Bears reportedly looking to trade Julius Peppers
Julius Peppers signed a big free agent contract with the Chicago Bears in 2010, and now he is due to make some big money. Because of the large salary he is owed this season, the Bears are trying to get rid of him.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Monday that the Bears are calling around looking for a trade partner for Peppers, who is set to earn $13.9 million this season. His cap number is said to be over $18 million, which is all the more reason the Bears will try to trade him.
If the Bears are unable to find a trade partner, they will probably cut him.
Peppers had 46 tackles, 7.5 sacks and 2 forced fumbles last season.
In addition to Peppers, the Bears are releasing running back Michael Bush, which will save them nearly $3 million.