Current sports commentator and former NFL player Darren Sharper, 38, has been arrested on suspicion of rape in Los Angeles, reports NBC Southern Los Angeles.
Sharper played 14 seasons in the NFL (1997-2010), mostly with Green Bay. He also played with Minnesota and New Orleans
He was arrested Friday in connection with sexual assaults that occurred in October 2013 and January 2014 in the West Los Angeles area.
The NFL Network commentator was held on $200,000 bail, which he posted just before midnight on Friday, officials said.
Sharper’s court date is scheduled for Feb. 14 and his troubles are just beginning.
New Orleans Police Department spokeswoman Remi Braden said Saturday in a statement that NOPD is also investigating an allegation of sexual assault filed against Sharper on Sept. 24, reports the Associated Press.
“Darren has been suspended without pay until further notice, effective immediately,” said Alex Riethmiller, spokesman for NFL Network, in an email Saturday.