Despite big moves, Bears still third best

Originally Published: March 8, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

I can think of 20,000 better ways to spend the $20,000 or so Julius Peppers dropped recently in a Chicago nightclub on champagne and strangers.

Fund a scholarship … contribute to Haiti or Chile disaster relief … bankroll a homeless shelter for a month -- I'm just spitballing here. Or do the Secret Santa thing and buy some lucky Chicago Bears fan his personal seat license and season tickets.

Instead, reports the Chicago Tribune, Peppers bought three $3,000 bottles of champagne ...

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