Remember that scene in Forrest Gump when Bubba Blue describes all of the different ways one can cook shrimp? You can barbecue it, broil it, bake it, sauté it, pan-fry it, deep fry it, or stir-fry it. There is shrimp kabob, shrimp Creole, shrimp gumbo, lemon shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, and even shrimp burgers. Isn’t it amazing what you can do with one ingredient?
Well, like Bubba’s beloved shrimp, New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles is a fan favorite in New Orleans. And just like the bayou culinary staple, Sproles has incredible versatility, which should make him a savvy value pick for your fantasy team this year.
Before you role your eyes at the comparison, consider his usefulness.
Sproles, the often-overlooked nine-year veteran from Kansas State, can be a secret fantasy pickup as a valuable RB2 in 2013, especially in PPR leagues.
First, and most importantly, he can catch both out of the backfield and in the slot, causing matchup problems for defen...