Julius Peppers positioned to succeed

Signing older free agents is risky, but Packers should get most out of veteran DE

Originally Published: March 18, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

The trick of free agency, especially when it comes to older players who already have made their money in the National Football League, is finding the way to maximize the time and talent a veteran has left.

How do you motivate a guy who is financially secure? How do you convince him to push through the monotony of the offseason, to work on his body, to train, to sweat through training camp and to keep fighting through the grind of the regular season? How do you motivate him to push through ...

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