Darren Sproles RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eagles coach says he expects Darren Sproles back soon

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles running back Darren Sproles wasn’t on hand this morning for the start of OTAs, amid reports he was on the trade block. But it may not necessarily mean he’s on his way out the door. At the conclusion of today’s session, Eagles coach Doug Pederson said he expected Sproles to be on hand..." May 17

  • Eagles receiving trade calls for Darren Sproles

    Sportsnaut "The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly been fielding calls about potential trades featuring running back Darren Sproles, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Sproles, a diminutive third-down back, is still a valuable trade piece at this point, even at the age of 32. In addition to his..." May 17

  • Will the Eagles trade Darren Sproles?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Right before the end of the first half during the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl, running back Darren Sproles sprinted out of the backfield, made a cut to his left, and was wide open in the end zone for the touchdown. As the referee signaled touchdown, Sproles flicked the ball up in celebration, making..." February 01

  • Eagles' Darren Sproles frustrated: 'I'm not getting enough chances'

    CBS Sports "One of the game's most elusive players is growing frustrated, even though he plays in one of the most innovative offensive systems in the NFL. Darren Sproles has never really found himself atop the running back depth chart, regardless of where he's played. Still, the 5-foot-6 running back is..." November 19

  • Will Darren Sproles see more time in the slot in 2015?

    NFL.com "The goal of every coach is to get his best 11 players on the field. For Chip Kelly that will be tricky in 2015 with a loaded backfield. DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews should take up at least 80 percent of the tailback snaps this season, so Kelly must find a way to get the shifty Darren Sproles..." August 08

  • Eagles' Connor Barwin, Darren Sproles earn some extra money

    Bleeding Green Nation "Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin is reaping the benefits of his great 2014 performance. Barwin's 14.5 sacks, which rank tied for fourth in the league, have helped him earn recognition he deserves. The 28-year-old player was named to the 2015 Pro Bowl along with earning second team AP..." January 16

  • The unstoppable Darren Sproles

    SB Nation "The NFL's scouting combine is a coronation for some college players and a declaration for others. It also can serve as utter humiliation. In the 2005 version when Darren Sproles arrived from Kansas State and whizzed through the running back drills and compiled impressive test scores, he stood..." November 26

  • Sproles, who feared torn ACL, thinks he'll play Sunday

    CSN Philly "It looked bad. Really bad. Like season-ending bad. Did you fear the worst, Darren Sproles was asked Tuesday? Did you fear a torn ACL? "I don't like saying that word,” the electrifying running back and returner said with a smile. "But yeah. ... I thought it was bad." No..." October 21

  • Still bitter, Eagles RB Darren Sproles says, 'I felt disrespected' by Saints

    Newark Star-Ledger "His old team is 1-3 and coming off a blowout loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Just don't expect Eagles running back Darren Sproles to be shedding any tears for the struggling New Orleans Saints, who traded him to Philadelphia in the offseason. “I felt disrespected there,’’ said Sproles, who has..." October 03

  • Eagles see Sproles as viable backup for McCoy

    CSN Philly "He’s indispensable but not invincible. How well the Eagles do this season, whether they repeat as NFC East champions and go deep into the postseason, has quite a bit to do with LeSean McCoy. More specifically, it has quite a bit to do with McCoy’s health. A year ago, McCoy led the NFL in..." August 27

  • Eagles trade for RB/returner Darren Sproles

    Philly.com "After a relatively slow first two days of free agency, the Eagles made a splash Thursday morning when they acquired running back/returner Darren Sproles from the Saints in a trade, according to an NFL source. The exact compensation for Sproles was not immediately known. The Eagles are expected..." March 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    One team making a push to trade for Saints RB Darren Sproles: the Washington Redskins. Sproles would be dynamic in Washington's backfield.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Sick of finding out his own news on twitter, @DarrenSproles takes control of his deal. He told @JosinaAnderson: “I want to get released.”

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Saints still haven’t released RB Darren Sproles and now plan to trade him due to heavy interest, per ESPN source. Not being released, though

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Saints shopping RB Pierre Thomas and WR Lance Moore to other teams, per sources, and even could be open to trading RB Darren Sproles also.

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    Alex Flanagan @Alex_Flanagan

    Darren sproles inactive tonight against falcons.

  • Saints' Darren Sproles cleared to play vs. Dallas Cowboys

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles said Wednesday he has passed concussion tests and is cleared to play Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys. Sproles sustained a concussion on the Saints' third offensive play against the New York Jets last Sunday after being tackled by safety..." November 07

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    Mike Triplett @MikeTriplett

    #Saints RB Darren Sproles said he's fine, practiced today after going through concussion protocol. Full injury report at 3 central time.

  • Darren Sproles exits Saints' loss with head injury

    NFL.com "Versatile running back Darren Sproles has been a major reason the New Orleans Saints have had a successful start to this season, but he wasn't a factor in Sunday's 26-20 loss to the New York Jets. Sproles left the game in the first quarter after colliding with Jets safety Antonio Allen on a..." November 03

  • Pick your poison: Sproles, Graham deadly

    ESPN "For the first 21 minutes of Monday night’s game the Miami Dolphins did something that no other defense had been able to do against the New Orleans Saints all season. They contained tight end Jimmy Graham holding him without a single catch. The only problem? The Dolphins allowed Saints running..." October 01

  • Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson loses part of finger

    CBS Sports "Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson suffered a gruesome injury in his team's defeat to the Saints on Sunday as he lost part of his middle finger according to the Arizona Republic. At this point it's unclear exactly what happened to Johnson's left finger -- Somers acknowledged later that the injured..." September 23

  • Saints know they need to do a better job of exploiting Darren Sproles' dynamic skill set

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Yesterday I wrote about how tight end Jimmy Graham's potential to bounce back from a "down year" in 2012 might be the greatest reason for optimism surrounding the New Orleans Saints this season. I'd put tailback Darren Sproles in the same boat. Sproles also fell back down to earth last year..." June 05