Darren M. Howard (born November 19, 1976) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.
Howard with the Eagles in 2007
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|Born:||November 19, 1976|
St. Petersburg, Florida
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school:||Boca Ciega (Gulfport, Florida)|
|NFL Draft:||2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33|
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Howard also played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Howard attended Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Florida and was a letterman in football and basketball. In football, he was an All-City, All-County, and an All-SunCoast selection. In basketball, he helped lead his team to the 1994 Florida State Championship.
2000-2005: New Orleans SaintsEdit
Howard was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. From 2000-2005, he played defensive end for the Saints. In his rookie season he posted an impressive 11 sacks and an interception.
2006-2009: Philadelphia EaglesEdit
On March 13, 2006, he joined the Philadelphia Eagles through free agency, by signing a six-year deal. In 2008, Howard led the Eagles in sacks (10.5), most of which came from the defensive tackle position in passing downs. He was released on March 18, 2010.
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