Darren Sharper arrested on suspicion of rape

Former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of rape, according to TMZ and court records.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department website lists Sharper's arrest.

A five-time Pro Bowl selection, the 38-year-old was reportedly linked to sexual assaults in 2013 and 2014.

Sharper was released on $200,000 bail.

Sharper is an NFL Network analyst who has previously played for the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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