Julius Peppers was the biggest free agent target of the off-season. The book on Peppers, in Carolina, was that he took plays off, so far here in Chicago that couldn’t be farther from the truth.
The Bears running backs were a position of strength coming into the season. Outside of the Carolina game they haven’t been a featured part of the offense. That might change come Sunday.
The Chicago Bears released defensive end Charles Grant two weeks after signing him to a one-year deal.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS – ‘MONDAYS WITH LOVIE’: Matt Forte rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns, Julius Peppers had an acrobatic interception against his former team and the Chicago Bears overcame four interceptions by backup quarterback to beat the winless Carolina Panthers.
Bears doctors in concert with an independent physician conclude it is best if the Bears starting quarterback sit out the game in Carolina Sunday.