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Peppers Named NFC Defensive Player Of Month

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(CBS) Bears defensive end Julius Peppers was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month Wednesday after recording six tackles, four sacks, one tackle for loss, 10 quarterback pressures and three pass break-ups in November.

Peppers’ four sacks in November tied for the most in the conference.

The defensive end was also named defensive player of the month last November. It’s the fourth time in his career earning the recognition as he was also named defensive player of the month in November 2004 and October 2006 with the Carolina Panthers.