The point of every offseason is to improve from where a team finished the previous season: fix deficiencies, upgrade both the top, middle and bottom of the roster, mesh players with schemes.
The Bears’ parting with defensive end Julius Peppers last week had been coming since early stages of his consistently inconsistent 2013 season. The reasons are a little hazier, though.
Julius Peppers admitted that his performance for the Bears in 2013
For some Bears fans — even the ones who couldn't wait soon enough for the team to dump his salary to create $10 million more in salary cap space — there was suddenly a sense of "uh-oh" when Julius