Darren SprolesPhiladelphia Eagles
Ht: 5.5 | Wt: 190
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|Eagles | Darren Sproles has career night|
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:47:58 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles had seven receptions for a career-high 152 yards in Week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts Monday, Sept. 15. He also had four carries for 26 yards and a touchdown.
Fantasy Tip: Sproles was unstoppable in the pass game, and he has posted a pair of rushing touchdown through the first two games. Philadelphia fans love him, Indianapolis fans are not fond of him, and the same is true for fantasy owners of LeSean McCoy. Sproles' effectiveness is cutting into the value of McCoy to this point. Sproles is a fabulous RB2 or flex play in points-per-reception (PPR) formats, and a decent low-end RB2 in standard leagues.
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|Eagles | Darren Sproles produces|
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:02:48 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles had 11 carries for 71 yards and a touchdown and four receptions for 14 yards in Week 1. He played 33 snaps (38 percent) while RB LeSean McCoy played 67 percent of the snaps. The two took four snaps together.
Fantasy Tip: Sproles broke a 49-yard touchdown run in the third quarter that inflated his box score numbers. He won't always be that productive in limited work, but he might be a great flex option against the Colts in Week 2.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman|
|Eagles | Nolan Carroll will be top returner|
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:53:42 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles CB Nolan Carroll will receive the first chance to return kicks Week 1 because of the injury to WR Josh Huff (shoulder). RB Darren Sproles and CB Brandon Boykin are also options to return kicks.
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|Eagles | Henry Josey to get long look|
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:45:39 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Josey is one of the candidates for the No. 3 running back job in Philly, and his competition - Chris Polk and Matthew Tucker - are sidelined by injuries.
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|Eagles | Darren Sproles could be matchup problem for defenses|
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:03:39 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles' ability to win one-on-one matchups in space is what head coach Chip Kelly plans to exploit this season. Kelly said opposing defenses played a lot of man-to-man coverage against his offense last year, and his goal was to find a way to exploit the coverage this year.
Fantasy Tip: Sproles has done his best work in the passing game the last couple seasons, and that shouldn't change this year. Consider him a low-end RB3 in PPR leagues.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman|
|Eagles | Insist Darren Sproles is a running back|
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:20:28 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles is a running back and not a wide receiver, the team continues to emphasize. The team's brass has bristled at the notion that Sproles will only help in the passing game. However, Sproles averaged 3.5 and 3.7 rushing attempts per game the last two years and caught 146 passes during that span, meaning he's likely to be a much bigger factor in the passing game in head coach Chip Kelly's offense.
Fantasy Tip: While Sproles could be used at times to spell McCoy in the backfield, we fully expect him to be far more effective in the passing game once again as a way to account for the loss of DeSean Jackson. As always, Sproles will be much more valuable in PPR leagues in 2014.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Phillymag.com - Sheil Kapadia|
|Eagles | Teammate impressed with Darren Sproles|
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:35:28 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy said he has been impressed with RB Darren Sproles and expects Sproles to help the offense. "Sproles has the quickest feet I've ever seen out of any player," McCoy said. "He'll help us out tremendously. I think the best thing about him, what he brings to this team is not only leadership and experience, but also just another big playmaker on the team."
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|Eagles | Chris Polk in line for more carries|
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:24:08 -0700
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|Eagles | Darren Sproles' work ethic praised|
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:36:24 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles received praise about his work ethic from Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. "We heard from the coaches that coached him what an intelligent football player he is and [we] learned that from the first day he was in this building and how sharp he is and how dedicated he is," Kelly said. "I talked to Norv Turner and he remarked to me when I saw him at one of the pro days, he said, 'You'll have to slow him down because he only knows one speed.' And that's the same thing you see. Darren practices and trains at one speed. It's awesome. He fits in with the culture that we want in terms of preparation, but it's everything we wanted when we got him here."
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: CSNPhilly.com - Geoff Mosher|
|Eagles | LeSean McCoy thinks Darren Sproles will help him|
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:17:24 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy said he believes the addition of RB Darren Sproles will help him this upcoming season, because it will allow him to stay fresh longer in games. "Being in the prime of my career and bringing in a guy like Sproles who can do so much, we'll work well together. I think having me fresh in the fourth quarter with fewer carries can be even more dangerous," McCoy said.
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