Peppers will make $12.9 million and count $16.38 million against the cap next season. Quarterback Jay Cutler will count $10.37 million against the cap next season which is the second-highest individual figure behind Peppers.
Peppers recorded 39 tackles and 11.5 sacks for the Bears last season and has totaled 30.5 sacks in three years in Chicago.
Peppers signed a six-year, $42 million deal with Chicago in the 2010 offseason and has already restructured his deal once with Chicago in order to reduce the team`s cap hit.
Peppers' cap number will grow to $17.38 million in 2014 and $19.68 in 2015.
The 33-year-old defensive end has 516 tackles, 111.5 sacks, eight interceptions and 37 forced fumbles in 11 NFL seasons with the Carolina Panthers and Chicago Bears.