According to multiple sources, the Bears have restructured defensive end Julius Peppers’ contract in a way that will save them about $8 million in salary cap space for the upcoming season.
The Pro Bowler was due a $10.5 million roster bonus and the Bears changed it into a signing bonus so they could spread the money across the life of Peppers’ contract.
The extra cap space will surely give the Bears flexibility to retain some of their free agents and bring in other pieces to help the team build off last season’s success.
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