Darren Sharper is part of New Orleans Saints lore. The image of him with his finger in the air signaling No. 1 as teammate Tracy Porter returns a late-game interception for a touchdown is one of the lasting impressions from Super Bowl XLIV.
But Sharper is also a confessed serial rapist, and that's clearly something nobody wants to celebrate.
For that reason, the Saints have decided to remove the giant banner photo of that iconic image of Sharper and Porter from the Champions Square area outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during renovations this off-season.
“It’s common sense," team executive Ben Hales