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NFL | Darren Sharper not charged in Florida

Fri, 16 May 2014 08:18:22 -0700

Former S Darren Sharper will reportedly not face criminal charges in Florida after an assistant state attorney in Miami cited lack of evidence and a delayed disclosure by the alleged victim. However, he remains in jail in Los Angeles on similar date-rape charges after he was denied a bid for bail in late April. Sharper is also facing similar charges in Arizona and remains under investigation for sexual assault in Louisiana and Nevada.

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NFL | Darren Sharper charged in Arizona

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:04:15 -0700

Former NFL S Darren Sharper has been charged with two counts of sexual assault in Arizona stemming from allegations that he raped two women in Tempe in November. Sharper is also facing sexual assault charges in Los Angeles and New Orleans.

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NFL | Darren Sharper opens up about sex scandal

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:59:46 -0800

Former NFL S Darren Sharper told witnesses that he and another man had sex with two women without their permission in New Orleans last September, according to a report by a New Orleans police detective. The report says the two women were under the influence of an unknown substance. Sharper has been in a Los Angeles jail since last week after turning himself in because of an arrest warrant that was issued in Louisiana.

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NFL | Darren Sharper surrenders

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:49:00 -0800

Former NFL FS Darren Sharper surrendered himself to police Friday, Feb. 28, in connection with the alleged rapes of two women in New Orleans last year. Erik Nunez, an acquaintance of Sharper, is also facing two charges of aggravated rape in the incident. If convicted, he could face more than 30 years in state prison in California. If convicted of aggravated rape in Louisiana, Sharper and Nunez would face life imprisonment.

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NFL | Darren Sharper charged with two counts of rape

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:40:08 -0800

Former NFL FS Darren Sharper was charged with drugging and raping two women in Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 14. He will be arraigned Friday on two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance.

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NFL | Darren Sharper arrested

Sat, 18 Jan 2014 14:13:06 -0800

Former NFL S Darren Sharper was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of rape Friday, Jan. 18. The New Orleans police confirmed they are also investigating a complain of sexual assault from September 2013. He was also linked to a sexual assault in Los Angeles in October 2013.

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Saints | Darren Sharper wants to find snitch

Sat, 03 Mar 2012 06:15:23 -0800

Former New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper said he is disappointed in the person who let out the news regarding the team's bounty program. "I'm most disappointed about is that a guy that was in the room or that was a part of that team is coming out and trying to tarnish what we were a part of that year," Sharper said. "It appalls me, it upsets me, and I would like to find out who that guy is. Maybe I'd put a hat on and take a shot at him."

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NFL | Darren Sharper plans to retire

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:03:03 -0800

Free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints) is planning to retire.

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Broncos | Darren Sharper works out

Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:55:30 -0700

The Denver Broncos worked out free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints) Tuesday, Sept. 20, but did not sign him to a contract.

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Broncos | Darren Sharper to work out for team

Fri, 16 Sep 2011 16:58:55 -0700

The Denver Broncos are expected to bring in free-agent SS Darren Sharper (Saints) for a workout Tuesday, Sept. 20. He'll be one of a handful of players working out, as the team also looks for help along the defensive line and at running back.

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Patriots | Open spot in the secondary

Sun, 04 Sep 2011 00:48:22 -0700

Now that the New England Patriots have released both S Brandon Meriweather and S James Sanders, the team is effectively handing a the reins of the safety position over to S Patrick Chung. It is not clear who will start next to him in the secondary. The team could look to sign free-agent S Darren Sharper (Saints) and there has been talk of moving CBs Antwaun Molden or Ras-I Dowling to safety. Sergio Brown and Josh Barrett are also both in the mix.

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Saints | Unlikely to bring back Darren Sharper

Sat, 27 Aug 2011 13:22:52 -0700

The New Orleans Saints likely will not re-sign free-agent FS Darren Sharper.

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Saints | Still interested in Darren Sharper

Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:17:53 -0700

The New Orleans Saints are still interested in re-signing FS Darren Sharper.

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Patriots | Renaldo Hill, Darren Sharper to visit

Sun, 14 Aug 2011 21:57:04 -0700

The New England Patriots are expected to work out free-agents SS Renaldo Hill (Broncos) and FS Darren Sharper (Saints) Monday, Aug. 15.

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NFL | Darren Sharper not close to decision

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:40:14 -0700

Free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints) said he is not close on deciding which team he will sign with this season. He said he is considering re-signing with the New Orleans Saints but is also willing to play for any contender.

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NFL | Darren Sharper receiving interest

Fri, 05 Aug 2011 15:44:16 -0700

Free-agent FS Darren Sharper (Saints) is receiving interest from the New Orleans Saints and another unidentified team and is considering his options.

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Saints | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:18:13 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: NT Remi Ayodele, RB Ladell Betts, OT Jermon Bushrod, DE Jeff Charleston, LB Danny Clark, FB Heath Evans, S Matt Giordano, C Jonathan Goodwin, DT Anthony Hargrove, SS Roman Harper, TE Tory Humphrey, RB Julius Jones, LB Kawika Mitchell, S Marvin Mitchell, WR Lance Moore, S Pierson Prioleau, DB Chris Reis, WR Courtney Roby, LB Scott Shanle, FS Darren Sharper, OT Zach Strief, TE David Thomas, DB Leigh Torrence, DT Jimmy Wilkerson, RB DeShawn Wynn and DB Usama Young.

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Saints | Darren Sharper may look for starting job

Wed, 15 Jun 2011 07:26:14 -0700

New Orleans Saints impending free-agent FS Darren Sharper said he is open to the possibility of re-signing with the Saints but may look to see if he can find a starting job with another team. Sharper said he is not sure if he is ready to be a role player at this point.

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Saints | Darren Sharper says he'll be ready

Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:29:04 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) said he is feeling healthy and that he will be ready to play if there is a season this year. "It definitely helps, no doubt," Sharper said of the lockout. "I think having the time off helps your body recover and heal. I feel refreshed. The body feels good, like (it did) pre-surgery when I was healthy. (The lockout) benefits me a lot. It's going to help me have a very productive season."

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Browns | Unlikely to show interest in Darren Sharper

Sat, 04 Jun 2011 12:30:05 -0700

The Cleveland Browns likely will not show interest in New Orleans Saints impending free-agent FS Darren Sharper once free agency begins.

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Saints | Darren Sharper discusses retirement

Wed, 01 Jun 2011 23:46:01 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper said Wednesday, June 1, that he remains open to playing anywhere in 2011, although he is partial to returning to the Saints. If the lockout wipes out the season, he said that he'll "have to start looking at other options - maybe some television, or whatever."

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Saints | Darren Sharper not considering retirement

Sat, 14 May 2011 14:29:18 -0700

New Orleans Saints impending free-agent FS Darren Sharper said he is not considering retirement and wants to play for any team next season. He said he would like to re-sign with the Saints but also wants to keep all of his options open.

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Saints | Darren Sharper says knee is fine

Mon, 25 Apr 2011 10:27:45 -0700

New Orleans Saints impending free-agent FS Darren Sharper (knee) said his surgically repaired knee is fully healthy and that it is stronger than it ever was before, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Safety a need in NFL Draft

Sun, 24 Apr 2011 22:31:58 -0700

The New Orleans Saints may make the safety position a priority for them in the NFL Draft because they only have one safety under contract (S Malcolm Jenkins), reports Sheldon Mickles, of The Advocate. The team would like to have S Roman Harper, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent, return, and there is a chance S Darren Sharper may be brought back.

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Saints | May be interested in bringing back Darren Sharper

Sat, 15 Jan 2011 16:33:21 -0800

The New Orleans Saints may be interested in re-signing impending free-agent FS Darren Sharper if he is willing to sign a one-year deal at an affordable price, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Darren Sharper wants to play in 2011

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 17:20:07 -0800

New Orleans Saints impending free-agent FS Darren Sharper said he wants to play next season, reports James Varney, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Darren Sharper practices Friday

Fri, 03 Dec 2010 13:50:59 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (hamstring) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 3, and is no longer on the injury report.

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Saints | Darren Sharper expected to go Week 13

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 11:09:16 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (hamstring) is expected to play in Week 13 after missing Week 12 because of a hamstring injury, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Week 12 Inactives

Thu, 25 Nov 2010 12:19:34 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared OT Charles Brown, FS Darren Sharper, TE Jeremy Shockey, DL Junior Galette, RB Ladell Betts, FS Matt Giordano, RB Pierre Thomas, QB Sean Canfield inactive for Week 12.

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Saints | Darren Sharper a game-time decision

Wed, 24 Nov 2010 14:00:57 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 24. He is listed as questionable for Week 12 and will be a game-time decision.

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Saints | Six listed as limited practice participants

Tue, 23 Nov 2010 19:26:02 -0800

New Orleans Saints DT Sedrick Ellis (quadriceps), C Jonathan Goodwin (back), DT Anthony Hargrove (knee), S Malcolm Jenkins (neck), S Darren Sharper (hamstring) and S Usama Young (calf) were listed as limited participants for practice Tuesday, Nov. 23.

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Saints | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:06:59 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared OT Charles Brown, FS Darren Sharper, TE Jeremy Shockey, LB Jolonn Dunbar, CB Malcolm Jenkins, CB Patrick Robinson, RB Pierre Thomas, RB Reggie Bush inactive for Week 11.

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Saints | Darren Sharper ruled out

Fri, 19 Nov 2010 14:09:00 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 19, and has been ruled out for Week 11.

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Saints | Three miss Thursday practice

Thu, 18 Nov 2010 17:29:18 -0800

New Orleans Saints S Darren Sharper (hamstring), TE Jeremy Shockey (rib) and RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) all missed practice Thursday, Nov. 18.

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Saints | Four miss Wednesday practice

Wed, 17 Nov 2010 18:55:47 -0800

New Orleans Saints CB Patrick Robinson (ankle), S Darren Sharper (hamstring), TE Jeremy Shockey (rib) and RB Pierre Thomas (ankle) all missed practice Wednesday, Nov. 17.

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Saints | Darren Sharper will get some time to rest

Sun, 07 Nov 2010 22:18:04 -0800

The New Orleans Saints probably won't know the severity of the hamstring injury suffered by S Darren Sharper (hamstring) during Week 9 until Monday, Nov. 8, reports The Biloxi Sun Herald. The Saints have a Week 10 bye, so Sharper will have extra time to heal.

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Saints | Darren Sharper tweaks hamstring

Sun, 07 Nov 2010 16:57:31 -0800

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (hamstring) said he tweaked his hamstring during the team's Week 9 game, reports Jeff Duncan, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Seven players probable for Week 8

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 14:39:52 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Julius Jones (shoulder), OG Jahri Evans (ankle), OT Zach Strief (knee), DE Will Smith (groin), LB Anthony Waters (hamstring), CB Leigh Torrence (shoulder) and FS Darren Sharper (knee) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 29. They are listed as probable for Week 8 and will be able to play.

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Saints | Darren Sharper activated

Sat, 23 Oct 2010 16:14:18 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have activated S Darren Sharper (knee) off of the physically unable to perform list, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Saints | Darren Sharper wearing brace

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:28:41 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) was wearing a brace on his left knee during practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, and he is hoping to play in Week 7 against the Cleveland Browns, according to The Associated Press. Sharper said he doesn't feel rusty at all.

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Saints | Darren Sharper practices Wednesday

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 12:04:55 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, reports The New Orleans Times-Picayune's Jeff Duncan. Head coach Sean Payton would not say if Sharper will play in Week 7.

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Saints | Darren Sharper, Clint Ingram expected to practice this week

Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:58:55 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) and LB Clint Ingram (knee) are expected to make an appearance in team drills this week, according to The Times-Picayune's Nakia Hogan. "We have a lot of time. The first thing they have to do is pass the physical and we'll just keep monitoring their progress and seeing how they're doing. If we feel like they can help us, then we'll play them. It will be that simple," head coach Sean Payton said.

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Saints | Darren Sharper injury update

Tue, 05 Oct 2010 07:31:52 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) could potentially return in two weeks, according to Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Sharper will be eligible to be activated off the Physically Unable to Perform list after six weeks. He can return to practice at that time, and the Saints will have a three-week window to decide if they want to activate him or not. Sharper, who is still recovering from an early-April knee surgery, said that he's hoping to return during the first week he is eligible. "I know I can play now," Sharper said. "Will I be better a month from now? Yes. Will I be better two months from now? Yes. So it's going to be a process of getting better and healthier each and every day that passes. But could I play right now? I think that I can."

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Saints | Two players placed on reserve/PUP list

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 14:04:02 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have placed FS Darren Sharper (knee) and LB Clint Ingram (knee) on the reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list, reports NewOrleansSaints.com. Both will miss at least the first six weeks of the season.

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Saints | Darren Sharper to be placed on reserve/PUP list

Fri, 03 Sep 2010 11:56:54 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) will be placed on the reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list, which means he will miss at least the first six weeks, sources told Brian Allee-Walsh, of NewOrleans.com.

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Saints | Darren Sharper still sidelined

Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:54:50 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) has yet to practice during training camp, reports Les East, of The Advocate. His return date remains uncertain.

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Saints | Four miss practice Monday

Mon, 23 Aug 2010 12:43:51 -0700

New Orleans Saints LB Stanley Arnoux (ankle), TE Jimmy Graham (ankle), FS Darren Sharper (knee) and LB Clint Ingram (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 23, reports Bradley Handwerger, of WWL-TV.com.

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Saints | Seven sit out second preseason game

Sat, 21 Aug 2010 21:58:00 -0700

New Orleans Saints OT Jon Stinchcomb (shoulder), FS Darren Sharper (knee), RB Ladell Betts (knee), LB Stanley Arnoux (ankle), TE Jimmy Graham (ankle), LB Clint Ingram (knee) and S Usama Young (groin) did not play Saturday, Aug. 21, reports Les East, of The Advocate.

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Saints | Several doubtful for preseason game Saturday

Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:24:19 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee), FS Usama Young (groin), LB Stanley Arnoux (ankle), LB Clint Ingram (knee), TE Jimmy Graham (ankle) and FB Marcus Mailei (leg) are considered doubtful for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 21, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

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Saints | Darren Sharper unsure when he will return to practice

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 09:33:16 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Darren Sharper (knee) said he is not sure when he will be able to return to practice but believes he will play in some of the team's preseason games, reports Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. There is a possibility that Sharper stays on the Physically Unable to Perform list at the start of the season.

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