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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles
Running Back

Ht: 5.5 | Wt: 190

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2005SDC158506.25003103.330011602
2007SDC15371644.432010313.1000471950
2008SDC16613305.41102934211.7950906722
2009SDC16933433.69304549711.04401388401
2010SDC16502675.3400595208.81201097873
2011NOS16876036.9320867108.267017313130
2012NOS13482445.0811756678.89701239110
2013NOS15532204.1520716048.51201248242
Average:55278510474238301027001
Total:4372221511137833818270815560210

Eagles | Darren Sproles expected back

Tue, 17 May 2016 11:07:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles has been in contact with head coach Doug Pederson. Pederson fully expects Sproles to return for mandatory camps in June. Sproles has not been participating in organized team activities.

Fantasy Tip: Sproles should eventually be on the football field, especially when games begin to count. He's been a point-per-reception monster throughout his career and should be drafted as a RB3 in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Eagles | Darren Sproles absent from OTAs

Tue, 17 May 2016 08:15:41 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles is absent from organized team activities as the team has fielded trade offers for him. The team received calls in the middle of the NFL draft about Sproles, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Sproles turns 33 next month and averaged 3.8 yards per carry last season, which was just above his career low. He still caught 55 passes, though, and could be a decent RB4 in PPR leagues wherever he lands.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Eagles | Darren Sproles to be traded?

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:50:05 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles could be traded this offseason, in the opinion of NJ.com's Elliot Shorr-Parks. Shorr-Parks views Sproles as a logical and likely trade candidate, with Ryan Mathews and Kenjon Barner as the two running backs who will make the final roster.

Fantasy Tip: Sproles would be a valuable asset to any NFL backfield, and it would make sense for the Eagles to trade him if they want another draft pick after trading away so many for the No. 2 overall pick this year. Mathews figures to be the primary ball carrier for now, and he has RB2 upside if he can stay healthy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NJ.com - Eliot Shorr-Parks

Eagles | Darren Sproles may miss camp

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:41:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles may miss the minicamp this week due to a family issue.

Fantasy Tip: Sproles' fantasy value hinges a lot on what the Eagles do in the draft as they're believed to be salivating at Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott. Sproles will be 33 this season, and he doesn't have a lot of value outside of PPR leagues. He could still be a solid RB4 or better in PPR leagues, though.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Delaware News Journal - Martin Frank

Eagles | Darren Sproles staying put?

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 11:01:35 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles is expected to be retained this offseason, according CSNPhilly.com's Reuben Frank and Dave Zangaro. Sproles will count $4.5 million against the salary cap if kept, but he is deemed to be too valuable to release.

Fantasy Tip: Sproles adds another dimension to Philadelphia's offense and has proven to be one of the more dynamic pass-catching running backs in the NFL. His usage may not be exactly the same under new head coach Doug Pederson, but he still has RB2 potential in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Dave Zangaro and Reuben Frank

Eagles | Darren Sproles might see more passes

Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:54:57 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles might be featured more in the passing game under new head coach Doug Pederson.

Fantasy Tip: Sproles will still be behind DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews on the depth chart, but his fantasy value could increase a tick as Pederson tries to use Sproles more.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: PhiladelphiaEagles.com - Dave Spadaro

Eagles | DeMarco Murray plays eight snaps

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:22:15 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray played just eight snaps (12% of the offense) Sunday, Dec. 20. RB Darren Sproles played 30 snaps (47%), and Ryan Mathews played 26 (41%).

Fantasy Tip: Murray can't be used in fantasy right now. Sproles and Mathews splitting the work hurts each other's value, but they are decent flex options.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman

Eagles | DeMarco Murray says he's fresh

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:38:13 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray has seen his role in the offense reduced drastically the last two weeks, and through 12 games this year he has just 174 carries compared to 287 rushes through 12 games with the Dallas Cowboys in 2014. As a result, Murray said it's the freshest he's been this time of year. Despite voicing his displeasure to owner Jeff Lurie two weeks ago, Murray said he's happy and committed to returning to the Eagles next year. Murray had 11 carries last week to RB Ryan Mathews' 13 and RB Darren Sproles' seven.

Fantasy Tip: It's clear now that Murray ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) isn't the lead back in Philly anymore, and Chip Kelly is going with a three-headed committee in the backfield. That makes it really tough to rely on any one rusher in this backfield, especially in Week 15 against the top-five defense of the Arizona Cardinals.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Dave Zangaro

Eagles | Darren Sproles leads team in rushing

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 14:29:18 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles rushed for 41 yards and one touchdown on seven carries against the Buffalo Bills in Week 14. RB Ryan Mathews rushed for 38 yards on 13 carries, while RB DeMarco Murray rushed for 34 yards on 11 carries.

Fantasy Tip: The Eagles spread the carries between the three runners but none had great success on the ground. All three probably will continue to receive carries with Sproles possibly being the most value in terms of fantasy because of his ability to produce in the running and passing game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Eagles | DeMarco Murray expected to see reduced role

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:39:43 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray will be active for Week 14's game against the Buffalo Bills, although the team considered benching him after he vented to owner Jeffrey Lurie about his role in head coach Chip Kelly's offense following their victory over the New England Patriots in Week 13. RB Darren Sproles is expected to have a prominent role in the offense versus Buffalo and could wind up receiving more carries than Murray.

Fantasy Tip: Murray ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) has gained just 54 rushing yards over the past two weeks and should be avoided in all fantasy formats this week due to his anticipated reduced role and lack of production. He will be one of four running backs active for the Eagles against Buffalo, along with Sproles ($3,600, 7.2% of cap), Ryan Mathews ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) and Kenjon Barner ($2,400, 4.8% of cap). Sproles warrants consideration as a flex player in FantasyScore and Mathews is also expected to see a decent number of snaps in his return from a concussion but Barner has no fantasy value.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

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