NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Julius Peppers of North Carolina stands with NFL Commisioner Paul Tagliabue after being 2nd pick selected in the NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on April 20, 2002.. Digital Image. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - APRIL 20:   Julius Peppers of North Carolina stands with NFL Commisioner Paul Tagliabue after being 2nd pick selected in the NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on April 20, 2002..   Digital Image. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)