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Top Five New Orleans Saints Of All-Time

In honor of another fantastic New Orleans’ Saints season as well as the 2013 Super Bowl being held in the Superdome once again, we are paying tribute to the greatest players to ever wear a Saint jersey.   5. Darren Sharper, Safety: Though Darren Sharper only played two seasons for the NFL Saints, in those […]

Sharper Says Hammer Should Not Be Dropped on Saints Players

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 […]

Darren Sharper Denies Any Sort of “Bounty” Program by Saints

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 […]

Sharper Still Wants to Remain 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 […]

Sharper Says He’s Not Considering Retiring

Darren Sharper has played 14 seasons in the NFL. Last year Sharper struggled after having offseason knee surgery. He missed the first six games after being placed on PUP, Malcolm Jenkins took over his spot at free safety. Sharper still wants to play this season. “It is something I definitely don’t have to do,” Sharper […]

Saints Gobble Up Cowboys 30-27

From the feel of this game, nobody would’ve guessed that the Cowboys were all but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs prior to this game. The matchup has been one of the most anticipated for the Saints and their fans since the schedule was released. Ever since Dallas handed New Orleans their first loss to ruin their […]

Saints Defense Quietly Making Some Noise; Sharper Adds Spark

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 anyone would deny that those stats […]