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Tagged: Darren Sproles (28 Results)

Jun
28

Sproles seen working out with Drew Brees

Veteran running back DARREN SPROLES is currently a free agent, although he was spotted recently working out with New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES. Sproles, 36, said earlier this month that he wanted to continue playing if the right situation came up.

Source: Star-Ledger

Factoid: Late bloomers

Earlier in the week we were kicking around the idea of whether the plug can safely be pulled on a running back if he doesn’t do much early in his career. Can we reasonably give up on a back (specifically Kenneth Dixon) if he hasn’t had a good season in his first three years?   more »

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Andy Richardson: Looking ahead to Week 11

We're on the eve of Week 10, but for me and I suspect most of us, it's not a terrible week as far as byes go. The four teams not playing this week -- Ravens, Broncos, Texans and Vikings -- take some very good wide receivers with them. But only one (maybe two) good fantasy quarterbacks, and very little at running back or tight end. Week 11, though, is different.   more »

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Oct
9

Eagles place Ajayi on injured reserve

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Monday that they have placed running back JAY AJAYI on injured reserve. Ajayi reportedly tore his ACL in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. With Ajayi out, the Eagles will turn to some combination of DARREN SPROLES, COREY CLEMENT, WENDELL SMALLWOOD, and rookie JOSH ADAMS.

Source: Team Website

Sep
27

Jeffery practices in full

Philadelphia wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY was a full participant in practice for the first time this season on Wednesday. There has been no official word on Jeffery’s status for Sunday’s gameMore against the Tennessee Titans but he appears to be trending in the right direction. Meanwhile, running backs JAY AJAYI and DARREN SPROLES missed practice and remain question marks for Sunday’s game. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
22

Philly backfield in disarray

Philadelphia running backs JAY AJAYI and DARREN SPROLES have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. COREY CLEMENT would be next in line but he is now listedMore as questionable due to a quad injury. If Clement can’t play, the Eagles would be down to WENDELL SMALLWOOD and JOSH ADAMS. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Fantasy News: Kick return preview

Let me touch on just a moment on kick returns. Many leagues award credit when a player scores a touchdown on a kickoff of punt return, and there are some who also dole out bonuses for return yardage. So it makes sense to look at those roles.   more »

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Jul
16

2018 to be last season for Sproles

Philadelphia Pro Bowl running back DARREN SPROLES confirmed on Sunday that 2018 will be his final season in the NFL. Sproles had planned for 2017 to be his final season, butMore that was before an ACL injury ended his year in Week #3. During his rehab, Sproles determined that he could retain the quickness needed “for one more healthy year”. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Will Ajayi break out?

The Eagles will use a committee of backs, with two and three backs heavily involved in most games. Or will they? Running backs coach Duce Staley indicates the team is looking to use Jay Ajayi in more of a featured role this season.  more »

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May
28

Eagles RB Clement looking for increased role in crowded backfield

Philadelphia running back COREY CLEMENT is looking to build on his playoff and Super Bowl success and increase his role with the Eagles heading into the 2018 season. While Clement isMore a promising young back, fellow running back JAY AJAYI is expected to lead the way for the Eagles. The Philadelphia backfield is also a crowded place with DARREN SPROLES, WENDELL SMALLWOOD, DONNEL PUMPHREY, MATT JONES, and JOSH ADAMS all in the mix as well. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

May
10

Eagles sign RB Matt Jones

The Philadelphia Eagles signed free agent running back MATT JONES to a two-year deal to potentially provide depth at the position. With JAY AJAYI, DARREN SPROLES, and COREY CLEMENT already set in the backfield, it’s unlikely that Jones will provide much fantasy value.

Source: Team Blog

Apr
29

Eagles agree to deal with RB Sproles

Philadelphia signed running back DARREN SPROLES to a one-year contract on Saturday that will allow him to finish his career with the Eagles. The 34-year-old Sproles suffered a season-ending knee injury last September but will return for one final season.

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Jan
31

Sproles a fantasy option in 2018?

Philadelphia running back DARREN SPROLES suffered a broken arm and a torn ACL in Week 3 of the 2017 season, seemingly ending his 12-year NFL career. Not so fast, fantasy owners.More Sproles, 34, is actually leaning toward returning and seems up to the challenge of hitting the field once again in 2018. Less

Source: USA Today

Sep
27

Eagles sign running back Barner

The Philadelphia Eagles signed running back KENJON BARNER to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Barner returns to Philadelphia after being on the team’s active roster for the past two seasons. BarnerMore will provide depth after the Eagles lost DARREN SPROLES for the season but he’s not likely to help your fantasy team at this point. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Sep
26

Sproles done for season, career may be over

Philadelphia running back and return man DARREN SPROLES suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, a broken bone in his right forearm, and wrist ligament damage during Sunday’s game againstMore the New York Giants. Sproles was placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of what he said would be his final season in the league. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

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