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The lockout needs to end, for Darren Sharper’s sake

New Orleans Saints Sharper celebrates after recovering fumble by Pittsburgh Steelers Miller in New Orleans

New Orleans Saints cornerback Darren Sharper celebrates after recovering a fumble by Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller (not in picture) during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game in New Orleans, Louisiana October 31, 2010. New Orleans won the game 20-10. REUTERS/Sean Gardner (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)


Like so many other athletes whose physical skills are beginning to erode, veteran NFL safety Darren Sharper apparently wants to stay in the spotlight after he retires via one of the various seemingly money-for-nothing professions.

And like so many other athletes who believe that good looks and a marginally recognizable name is all it takes to become an actor, Sharper appears to be interested in acting.

Per the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Sharper stars in a short feature posted today at

The frenetically-edited segment comes off as a rejected-at-first-draft SNL skit, with Sharper as a man who suffers from “I.S.O.H.,” otherwise known as “Inappropriate Sense of Humor.” It’s hard to tell whether Sharper has any actual acting talent, because the writing is so damn bad -- and because the premise is downright unfunny.

But, hey, if you’re interested in seeing an NFL player delivering a few objectively offensive jokes, wearing panties on his head, drawing a penis on a painting, and eventually humping a dog, you should check it out.

Fortunately, the experience ends in less than six minutes.