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Spotlight Shine: Ranking the DEs

DE Julius Peppers (Getty: Steve Dykes)

Each week during the offseason, Tyson Qualls plans to analyze one position for the Chicago Bears to see how they measure up with the other 31 teams in the NFL. Where do Julius Peppers and the DEs rank?

Summary The Bears made a huge splash during the offseason, signing one of the top defensive ends in the NFL. Julius Peppers adds a new and exciting dimension to the pass rush and should draw frequent double teams. The tendency for the opposing offense to focus on Peppers will unquestionably provide numerous opportunities on the other side for both Israel Idonije and Mark Anderson. Soldier... Recommended Stories