Posts Tagged ‘darren sharper’

Sharper: Don’t drop Hammer on Saints Players For Bounty Gate

The fallout from the Saints’ bounty scandal continues to rain down, though one of the major unresolved matters is the discipline facing the 22-27 New Orleans players who participated in former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ pay-for-pain program. However one of those defenders, former Saints FS Darren Sharper, doesn’t believe further sanctions are necessary nor can […]

Former Saints Safety Darren Sharper Denies Any “Bounty” Program

Former Saints safety Darren Sharper flatly denied the findings of the NFL’s investigation that the team instituted a “bounty” program between 2009-2011, telling Frank Tadych of on Friday that players never intentionally tried to injure opponents. “I think this is something that, from when I got in the league in 1997, has happened thousands […]

Former Saints Safety Sharper Hints That He’s Done With Football

Free-agent safety Darren Sharper was on the Saints’ sideline for their 27-16 victory over the Buccaneers on Sunday, but the street clothes he wore while catching up with his former team will be the ones he’ll continue to wear. Though Sharper, 36, didn’t say he was officially retired, he told me he has moved on […]

Darren Sharper Remains Steadfast In Wanting to Be with the Saints

According to Brad Biggs of the National Football Post, veteran safety Darren Sharper remains consistent in what he has said all season-he wants to return to the Saints. The question is whether the Saints want him back. Sharper is 35 and his durability will be an issue with the Saints or any other franchise. He […]

Saints Defense Quietly Making Some Noise; Sharper Adds Spark

Sharper, Saints Pass Defense Ranks 1st I don’t want anyone to get me wrong on this.  Statistically, the Saints defense has been playing extremely well this entire season. Currently, it is ranked 3rd overall. It’s 1st in pass defense, 3rd in yards allowed, 5th in points allowed, and 17th against the rush. I don’t think […]

Status of Saints safety Darren Sharper

When Sharper returns, what will happen to the team’s current starting free safety, Malcolm Jenkins? Darren Sharper reportedly participated in Wednesday’s practice for the first time this season. Sporting a brace on his left knee, the Pro Bowl safety and huge fan favorite was just removed from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) List this […]

Can the Saints Defense Have a Repeat Performance in 2010?

Last year, the New Orleans Saints Defense shocked the football world. Not since the reign of the infamous Dome Patrol has there been anything close to resembling a valid defensive unit as a whole in New Orleans. Teams literally dominated the black and gold’s D, torching the corners and bulldozing the defensive front at will. […]

NFC Power Rankings

16. St. Louis Rams: 0-16?  This team is no better than the 2008-2009 Detroit Lions.  Potential to become be the most pathetic pass offense ever.  The Most Miserable Show On Turf?  Would’ve never drafted Sam Bradford #1 overall, he’s a complete waste of money and an injury waiting to happen.  Who’s their back-up, A.J. Feely?  […]