Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 1 year ago

The Cardinals have signed Sharpton, the team's official site reports.

With Daryl Washington's playing status uncertain, Sharpton bolsters the Cards' inside linebacker depth, joining a unit that also includes Sean Weatherspoon, Kevin Minter, Glenn Carson and Kenny Demens.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 1 year ago

Sharpton (hamstring) was placed on IR on Saturday.

Sharpton was unable to establish any real presence in the Chicago linebacker rotation, even though the position wasn't a strength. The Bears called up David Fales to replace Sharpton on the roster.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 2 years ago

Sharpton (hamstring) is out for Sunday's game against Green Bay.

Sharpton won't be available Sunday, but it probably won't matter much, either, especially with Lance Briggs (ribs) making his return.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 2 years ago

Sharpton suffered a hamstring injury during Sunday's game in New England and will not return.

Sharpton recorded four tackles (two solo) prior to being forced from Sunday's action. With him out, as well as Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back), Chicago will field an unfamiliar linebacking corp for the remainder of Sunday's game.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 2 years ago

Sharpton made five tackles in Sunday's victory over the Falcons.

Sharpton made the start in the middle for the injured D.J. Williams, faring impressively despite his limited reps with the Bears. In addition to the five tackles, Sharpton registered a quarterback hit and knocked down a pass attempt.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 2 years ago

Sharpton (ankle) was placed on IR, the Washington Post reports.

Sharpton hasn't seen the field since the first preseason game.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 2 years ago

Sharpton is currently nursing a high ankle sprain, the Redskins' official Twitter account reports.

Sharpton is expected to be sidelined for a couple weeks while he recovers. Following 87 tackles for Houston last season, Sharpton signed with the Redskins to help fill the void at inside linebacker left in wake of London Fletcher's retirement. However, with Keenan Robinson now healthy, Sharpton may be more of a rotational player next to Perry Riley this season.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 2 years ago1 Comment

Redskins signed ILB Darryl Sharpton, formerly of the Texans, to a one-year contract.

According to Profootballtalk, the deal is worth "up to" $2 million. Sharpton made 13 starts in Brian Cushing's absence the past two seasons, but wasn't effective at anything other than plugging the run. He's a replacement-level 'backer, and nothing more than a depth signing for a Redskins team trying to find bargains.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 3 years ago

Darryl Sharpton will take Brian Cushing's spot at inside linebacker.

Cushing is done for the season after breaking his fibula and tearing his LCL in Week 7. Sharpton, a capable starter when healthy (as he rarely is) slides in next to Joe Mays.

Darryl Sharpton LB ARI 3 years ago

Texans ILB Darryl Sharpton (concussion) has been cleared for Sunday's Week 2 game against the Titans.

Sharpton missed the final two preseason games and the season opener with a concussion. He started five games down the stretch last year and will be used in a part-time role with Joe Mays now that he's cleared to return.