2017 NFL Free Agency Profiles: Julius Peppers

2017 Free Agency Profiles

Julius Peppers

Defensive End/3-4 OLB

Team Green Bay Packers
Age (On Draft Day) 22.27
Height 6-6
Weight 283
Arm Length 38
Hand Size 10
Age Percentile 83.07
MSA Percentile 96.23
Solo Tackle Market Share 87.18
Sack Market Share 87.28
TFL Market Share 93.96
Explosive Lower Body Strength Score 90.96
Speed Score 87.48
Flexibility Score 91.89
Bench Did not perform

 

Prospect CHECKLIST

 Yes Hit Multiple All-Pro Age Percentile: 81 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers Since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were in the 81 Percentile or Higher of age ranked from youngest to oldest
 Yes Hit Multiple All-Pro Age Percentile: 64 or Higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers Since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were in the 64 Percentile or Higher of age ranked from youngest to oldest
 Yes Hit All-Pro Market Share MSA Percentile: 76 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were in the 76 Percentile or Higher of MSA
 Yes Long-term Starter MSA Percentile: 50 or Higher 78% of 64 Start or more Edge Rushers since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were in the 50 Percentile or higher of MSA
 Yes All-Pro Solo Tackle Market Share Score: 80 or Higher 100% of multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1989 NFL Draft class had a solo tackle market share score of 80 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Solo Tackle Market Share Score: 55 or Higher 100% of multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1989 NFL Draft class had a solo tackle market share score of 55 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Sack Market Share Score: 84.67 or Higher 100% of multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1989 NFL Draft class had a sack market share score of 84.67 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Sack Market Share Score: 67.08 or Higher 80% of multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1989 NFL Draft class had a sack market share score of 67.08 or higher
 Yes All-Pro TFL Market Share Score: 78.14 or Higher 100% of multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1989 NFL Draft class had a TFL market share score of 78.14 or Higher
 Yes Pro Bowl TFL Market Share Score: 57.66 or Higher 80% of multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1989 NFL Draft class had a TFL market share score of 57.66 or higher
 Yes  All-Pro Height: 6-4 or Taller 100% of Multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were 6-4 or Taller
 Yes Pro Bowl Height: 5-11 or Taller 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1996 NFL Draft Class were 5-11 or Taller
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Arm Length: 32’ or Longer 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1996 NFL Draft class had 32’’ or longer Arm Length
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Hand Size: 8 7/8’’ or Bigger 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1996 NFL Draft class had 8 7/8’’ or Bigger
 Yes All-Pro Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 57.50 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 57.50 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 30.89 or higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 30.89 or higher
 Yes Starter Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 7.89 or higher 100% of 64 start or more Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 7.89 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Speed Score: 71.18 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 71.18 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Speed Score: 57.58 or higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 57.58 or higher
 Yes Starter Speed Score: 17.84 or higher 100% of 64 Start or more Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 17.84 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Flexibility Score: 76.70 100% of Multiple All-Pro Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 76.70 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Flexibility Score: 69.87 or higher 91% Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 69.87 or higher
 Yes Starter Flexibility Score: 6.07 or higher 100% of 64 Start or more Edge Rushers since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 6.07 or higher
 Yes Starter Bench: 13 or more 100% of multiple 64 Start or more Edge Rushers since 1998 had at least 13 reps on the bench

*MSA Rating: The average score of a prospect’s market share production, strength of schedule and age percentile scores

*Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s vertical, broad jump and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Speed Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s 40-yard dash and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Flexibility Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s short shuttle, 3-Cone and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

NFL Market Share Production

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Metric Recommendation: Julius Peppers was one of the most dominant edge defenders in the last decade. His combination of athleticism and size was hard to compete with. But age has likely ended his reign and I’d recommend he retire. Or a team should sign him as a rotational pass rusher. He still poses trouble for offensive linemen who struggle to combat length and strength, but it’s clear from his production that his best days are over.

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