In what has to be the most active Free Agency period in many years for the Chicago Bears, the biggest fish has been plucked out of the pond: Julius Peppers is a Bear.
Filed to ESPN: Bears will announce it when they're ready, but the Julius Peppers deal is agreed to. He is a Bear.
Contract info: chicagobreakingsports.com
The deal is believed to be in the range of a six-year, $72 million contract with $40-45 million in the first three years, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The numbers would descend after the first three years.
More linkage: ESPNChicago.com
Bears and Julius Peppers finalized a six-year deal to bring the top free agent in 2010 to Chicago, according to a source.
And another link, just for the heck of it.
First Manumaleuna, then Taylor, and now Peppers... will a FS be next?
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