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Jeffri Chadiha
September 02, 2002
?Darren Sharper, who already was one of the game's best free safeties, will take on the job of being the secondary's emotional leader. For 12 years that role was filled by LeRoy Butler, the recently retired strong safety whose candid personality was well-suited to the job. By contrast Sharper, 26, is a soft-spoken type who'll have to become more vocal.
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September 02, 2002

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? Darren Sharper, who already was one of the game's best free safeties, will take on the job of being the secondary's emotional leader. For 12 years that role was filled by LeRoy Butler, the recently retired strong safety whose candid personality was well-suited to the job. By contrast Sharper, 26, is a soft-spoken type who'll have to become more vocal.

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