Ex-NFL Player Arrested Over Rape Charges (Yardbarker)

Ex-NFL star player Darren Sharper was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department on Friday on suspicion of rape. Sharper, who has been an analyst for the NFL Network has played in 14 seasons with teams such as Green Bay, Minnesota and New Orleans.  The former NFL player was arrested by police after the LAPD were investigating Sharper with connections to two rapes that occurred in October and earlier this month in LA. Sharper was able to make bail the same night of $ 200,000 after being arrested and is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 14th. According to CBSNews, there has been an allegation made against Sharper dealing with a sexual assault that occurred in New Orleans on Sept. 24th as well. Spokesman for the NFL Network Alex Riethmiller has stated that Sharper has been suspended without pay because of his arrest. The 38-year old was named to five Pro Bowls and was a two-time All-Pro.  He played in two Super Bowls, one with the Packers and one with Saints.  He retired after the 20…

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