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Unconventional deployment of Peppers

DE Julius Peppers (Dennis Wierzbicki/USP)

Bears DE Julius Peppers has been a force the past month, due to the creative manner in which he's been deployed. It's safe to say Chicago will continue to shift him along the defensive line.

Chicago Bears Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers only played three quarters in Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions. He's still nursing a sprained knee and there was no need to keep him on the field in the fourth quarter of a blowout win. Yet no player had as much of an impact on the game as Peppers did in just three periods of play. He racked up three tackles, a pass deflection, a sack...

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