by Adam Gretz
Missing the playoffs for the first time in five years seems to have sparked a burning desire in the New England front office to bring in every available player this offseason. After already signing Fred Taylor, Joey Galloway, Shawn Springs, Greg Lewis and Leigh Bodden, NFL.com's Vic Caruccipasses along the information that the Patriots may be ready to take a run at Carolina Panthers franchise player Julius Peppers.
That sound you're hearing is the opposing AFC East quarterbacks gently sobbing into their pillows.
Rumor: Patriots Interested in Trading for Julius Peppers originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Mon, 16 Mar 2009 16:55:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.