Well, the New Orleans Saints have gotten some good news.
Safety Darren Sharper is returning.
Per a league source, Sharper will sign a one-year deal. His primary goal, we’re told, is to pursue another championship.
He also was pursued by the Jaguars. It’s unknown whether the Jags offered more money, or whether the Saints increased the offer that had been on the table for several weeks.
Sharper joined the team in 2009, after four seasons with the Vikings. He was expected to be a fairly hot commodity in free agency, despite his age. A knee problem required him to undergo arthroscopic surgery two days before the signing period opened, delaying his ability to hit the market when the most money was flowing.