DARRYL SHARPTON NEWS

Four Plays vs. Atlanta: Darryl Sharpton Looks Like A Beast (GIFs)

Darryl Sharpton was signed by the Bears on September 24th, after he was released by the Redskins, and his presence is generating a lot of buzz in Chicago. After a great debut on the starting defense against Atlanta, Sharpton finds himself in the mix to contribute more regularly for the Bears at the middle linebacker position. “He was one of the primary reserves in Houston but...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Newest Bear Is A Cousin Of A Celebrity

Darryl Sharpton who was signed to the Chicago Bears at the end of September got his first crack at the Bears lineup Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Judging by Darryl’s last name, most could probably figure out that he is related to Al Sharpton. Al is a minister, civil right activist, radio and television host and a trusted White House adviser. Darryl has been in the NFL since...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears' patchwork defense shuts down Falcons, 27-13

ATLANTA (AP) A Chicago defense with three fill-in starting linebackers held the Falcons to 12 first downs and 287 total yards, setting the stage for Jay Cutler's big day. The Bears held out four linebackers, including the three starters, with injuries. Backups Khaseem Greene, Darryl Sharpton and Christian Jones were the replacement starters. ''Unbelievable job,'...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker May Have Saved His Job With Chicago Bears

More than a few haters are not going to be happy with this, but after Sunday they aren’t likely to see the Chicago Bears fire Mel Tucker. Khaseem Greene and Reserves Lend Credit To Tucker and Staff Prior to game time there were genuine fears about how in the world the Bears defense could withstand the high powered Atlanta Falcons.  Their top four linebackers were all out with...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears sign LB Sharpton to 1-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed linebacker Darryl Sharpton to a one-year contract and reached an injury settlement with fullback Tony Fiammetta. The moves were announced on Thursday. Sharpton appeared in 42 games with 19 starts for Houston from 2010 to 2013. He signed with Washington in the offseason but got placed on injured reserve after he suffered a high...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Sign LB Darryl Sharpton To Active Roster, Cut FB Tony Fiammetta

The Chicago Bears announced that recently signed LB Darryl Sharpton has been signed to their active roster with FB Tony Fiammetta being released with an injury settlement to make room for him. #Bears have signed LB Darryl Sharpton and terminated contract of FB Tony Fiammetta with injury settlement. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) September 25, 2014 Sharpton, 26, was drafted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is Chicago Bears New Linebacker Darryl Sharpton?

Always on the lookout for depth wherever they can find it, the Chicago Bears added linebacker Darryl Sharpton.  What does he bring to the table? Shea McClellin Injury and Jon Bostic Switch Create Depth Issue Typically when players are signed so late in free agency it’s because a team has developed depth concerns at the back end of their roster.  That has become true for Chicago...
Via Sports Mockery
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Sign LB Darryl Sharpton

According to Rand Getlin, the Chicago Bears signed veteran LB Darryl Sharpton Wednesday. The #Bears have signed LB Darryl Sharpton to a one-year deal. Last played for the #Redskins. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) September 24, 2014 Sharpton, 26, was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2010 Draft.  He spent four productive years with the Texans before signing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Monday 9/22

  Bears Bears waived WR Josh Bellamy. Bears signed LB Terrell Manning to their active roster. Buccaneers Buccaneers waived DB Rashaan Melvin from injured reserve with a settlement. Buccaneers signed DB Kimario McFadden to their practice squad. Chiefs Chiefs placed DE Mike Catapano on the reserve/NFI list. Cowboys Cowboys waived LB Keith Smith. (NFLTR) Lions Lions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Eagles, Packers, Ravens, & Redskins

  Be sure to check out our 2014 NFL Roster Cuts Tracker throughout the day. Eagles LB Travis Long suffered a torn ACL. (Jeff McLane) Packers The Packers could be in the market for another offensive lineman either by trade, waiver claim or free agency. (Rob Demovsky) Ravens “Several” NFL teams are already expressing interest in former Ravens G A.Q. Shipley, who was released...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillip Thomas to have MRI on foot

Washington Redskins safety Phillip Thomas was held out of practice on Monday after experiencing soreness in his left foot. Head coach Jay Gruden confirmed that Thomas will have an MRI done to see what extent is the injury. The second-year safety re-injured his surgically repair foot during Saturday’s game vs. the Baltimore Ravens. Thomas missed all of last season after suffering...
Via KCM Sports
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gruden officially names Keenan Robinson starting Mike linebacker

When the Washington Redskins drafted linebacker Keenan Robinson in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft they did so with the intention of him being the potential successor to the aging London Fletcher at Mike linebacker. But, a torn pectoral muscle in both 2012 and 2013 derailed his development. So when Fletcher retired following the 2013 season, there was growing concern over...
Via KCM Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Washington Redskins training camp battles

Can you believe it? Training camp is actually here. It’s time for us to pull out our jerseys, study the roster and bask in the glory of football. It doesn’t matter if it’s just guys in shorts running around playing catch. It’s still football. So, with that in mind, here are the top-five position battles you need to keep your eye on these next few weeks: 5 – Kicker: Kai...
Via cover32 - Redskins
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Who’s replacing London Fletcher?

For the linebackers, this training camp will be about one thing: replacing London Fletcher Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan and Perry Riley are all pretty much locked into their positions, barring injury, but the Redskins are set for a pretty serious competition for Fletcher’s old spot at middle linebacker. Right now, one day before training camp gets going, Keenan Robinson looks to...
Via cover32 - Redskins
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

With new depth, Washington Redskins can climb from the bottom of the NFC East

Things keep shaping up for the Redskins as the 2014 NFL season is still moving at a crawl. The focus on adding depth to the team had been a significant change in the teams culture, nevertheless they added a cherry on top. At first it was the changing NFC East landscape that lent a hand to the Redskins future promise, where the moves of their rivals allowed for half the work to be...
Via cover32 - Redskins
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Get Defensive in Free Agency

The Washington Redskins spent Thursday addressing many of their defensive needs in free agency, though they still did not get the veteran safety so many believe they need. [Including me.] Washington signed ILB Darryl Sharpton from the Houston Texans, CB Tracy Porter from the Oakland Raiders, DL Clifton Geathers from the Philadelphia Eagles and, finally, DL Jason Hatcher from the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Free Agency Day 4: Several Visits at Redskins Park today

After a whirlwind Thursday afternoon that saw the Washington redskins reach contract agreements with CB Tracy Porter, LB Darryl Sharpton, and DL Jason Hatcher, the Redskins have three free agents visiting today. Visits Yesterday: Besides the three above listed players that inked deals in Washington, the Redskins also hosted DE Spencer Abraham and S Ryan Clark.  We fully expect decisions...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Free Agency: There is a Pulse (Day 3)

Here is the light day of movement for the Houston Texans in day three of free agency.   Day Three - NFLPA records has the Texans cap space at $12,252,626.00 as of this evening. - Joe Mays who signed with the Kansas City Chiefs had this to say about the process landing with them. “There was interest from a couple of teams, including Houston; they wanted to bring me back in,...
Via State of the Texans
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins Agree To Terms With LB Darryl Sharpton

  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Redskins and LB Darryl Sharpton have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. PFT adds that Sharpton’s one-year deal will pay him $2 million for the 2014 season. Sharpton, 26, was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth-round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has spent the past four years with in Houston and managed to put together his best...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Opportunity Knocks For a Few Texans

The Houston Texans’ season could not get any more bleak than what it is right now, and the team is currently sitting at the number one overall draft pick after their tenth straight loss. Players have changed and there has been a semi youth movement put into place by the Texans to see what they have with some players. Once again, the Texans are depending on finishing the season...
Via State of the Texans
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Rundown: Groundhog Day (Patriots Edition)

This is not about losses anymore for the Houston Texans, this has turned into the same story each week with all of the outcomes the same. The Texans now sit in the driver’s seat for the 1st overall pick  for the 2014 NFL draft and have four games left to see how this disastrous season comes to a close. The offense started hot and the defense slowed Tom Brady and company in the...
Via State of the Texans
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Injury Report

The Houston Texans are set to square off against division rival Jacksonville tomorrow, and will look to shed the weight of an eight-game losing streak. The Texans will finish their 2013 campaign without two of their brightest stars, with running back Arian Foster and inside linebacker Brian Cushing suffering season-ending injuries.  The Texans will be looking to stop the Jaguars’...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Replacing Cushing: Darryl Sharpton Steps in for Texans

Houston Texans’ middle linebacker Brian Cushing is one of the best run-stuffing linebackers in the entire NFL. It isn’t crazy to think that the Texans will suffer a drop-off defensively as he takes the next eight months to recover from a torn LCL and broken fibula. Stepping into his big shoes will be inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton, and he and Joe Mays must take their game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Prep: Chargers Edition

The Houston Texans are primed and ready to kick off the 2013 NFL season against the San Diego Chargers. The Texans are looking for a win and are 2-3 all time on Monday Night Football. The Texans still have to prove that when the National lights come on they can produce. They have struggled some in the past. Here are some things for your Gameday Prep against the Chargers.   Texans...
Via State of the Texans
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Twelve

The Houston Texans wrapped up their work week and used today’s practice to prepare for their upcoming preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. The practice consisted of fine tuning the offense and defense against what the Vikings could do on Friday. The breeze was nice and made for a quick day for the Texans.   Camp Notes - Head Coach Gary Kubiak said they would probably...
Via State of the Texans
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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