Saints’ Sharper still honing skills at 33 (1 Viewer)


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By Brett Martel / AP Sports Writer

Darren Sharper says he’s too old to worry about whether he’s over the hill, and the NFL’s active interception leader isn’t kidding.

The 33-year old safety believes his knowledge of the game has only gotten better during his 12 years in the NFL, and all he can do now is try his best from a physical standpoint and hope he’s still got it. It certainly looked that way when he intercepted two passes last weekend in his debut with the New Orleans Saints, already an improvement over the one pickoff he had last season in Minnesota.

“That shows last year was a fluke to me,” Sharper said. “If it was my fifth year and I had one interception, nobody would be thinking about, ‘Has this guy still got it?’ But it happens in your 12th year and everyone’s like, ‘OK, does he still have it.’ That comes with the game. I’ve gotten too old to worry about that now

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