Darren Sharper to the Jets?

March 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Free agent Darren Sharper just recently indicated he would like to join the Jets and thinks they would be a good fit for him.
"I have the utmost respect for Rex Ryan, seeing what he did last year and how quickly he turned things around with a rookie quarterback. And I sat down and watched that scheme and what they did," Sharper said.
He added, "And like I've told people before, the New York teams, there's something about the big lights and big city that fits me, and I know I would fit there." 
Coming off an All-Pro year, including nine interceptions (and three returned for touchdowns), Sharper thrived in the aggressive Saints scheme. 
The Jets traded Kerry Rhodes to Arizona because he didn't make plays, wasn't the ball hawk they wanted, and he fell out of favor with the team. 
Sharper, 34, would be a great short-term solution and could step in and contribute right away. After his career year, there is no doubt he has gas left in the tank. After a...

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