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NFL Injury Report:
New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles underwent
surgery on his broken left hand, a procedure which carries with it a recovery
timeline of four to six weeks, reports Chris Mortensen of ESPN.
Darren Sproles surgery on upper LEFT broken hand is a normal 4-to-6 week recovery prognosis but he's not normal.@nfl32 @espnfl
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) November 3, 2012
While this is the general amount of time it takes for someone
with this type of injury to return to action, Mortensen notes that Sproles is
Sproles sustained his injury during the Saints loss to the Denver
Broncos last Sunday night. Little has been revealed regarding the specifics of
the injury, as coach Joe Vitt wouldn’t initially even tell reporters which one
of Sproles’ hands was broken.
Though he hasn’t been used much in the Saints’ rushing
attach this season, Sproles has played a pivotal role in the team’s passing a
return games. The 29-year-old has rushed for 117 yards on 26 carries while
catching 39 passes for 323 yards and four touchdowns.
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New Orleans Saints running back and return specialist Darren Sproles has undergone hand surgery and won't be able to play Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael revealed the seriousness of the injury after Friday's practice. He wouldn't say which hand was injured or even when Sproles was hurt. The player will be re-evaluated...
Just when things couldn’t get any worse for the struggling New Orleans Saints, it did yesterday as the team announced that RB Darren Sproles would not suit up Monday Night vs. the Eagles with a broken hand that required surgery.
The surgery was low-key, and announced after it was already complete, but the team didn’t announce how long Sproles would be sidelined.
New Orleans running back Darren Sproles will need surgery on his hand, according to Saints columnist Mike Triplett.
Sproles has been ruled out of Monday's game against Philadelphia. Saints head coach Joe Vitt said there is no timetable for Sproles' return.
Tripplet indicated that running back Pierre Thomas will have more touches, and Mark Ingram and Chris Ivory could get...
The initial timetable for Saints running back Darren Sproles' recovery from a broken hand is 4-6 weeks, team sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.Fantasy Spin:There is optimism for an earlier return. Sources say the injury is to Sproles' upper left hand near the wrist. Fantasy owners should hit the free agent wire immediately and add Pierre Thomas.
According to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints running back Darren Sproles will not play against the Eagles on Monday night because of a broken hand that required surgery.
Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt was vague on when Sproles will return.
Chris Ivory, Pierre Thomas, Mark Ingram and even Travaris Cadet could all see an increase in their work load.
The New Orleans Saints will enter tonight’s contest against
the Philadelphia Eagles without running back Darren Sproles and wide receiver
Courtney Roby, but tight end Jimmy Graham has been removed from the team’s
injury report and will be full-go.
The Saints announced Sproles’ injury early last week, and it
was later revealed that his broken hand would require surgery...
Darren Sproles has a broken left hand and there is some optimism that he may not actually miss 4 weeks. The break is up near the wrist and that area apparently is less prone to reinjury than the more delicate portion of bones closer to the fingers.
The following is a collection questionable players for week 7 of the 2012 fantasy football season.
This post will be updated throughout the morning.
Dez Bryant – Groin
Darren Sproles – Hand
For the first time in a month, Chuck Pagano gets to root on his Colts team in person.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that Pagano will attend today's game against the Dolphins after doctors assured him he has immunity from further infection.
The 52-year-old was diagnosed in October with a treatable -- and potentially curable -- form of leukemia.
Pagano, who's expected...
Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that wide receiver Calvin Johnson expects to start vs. Jacksonville.
Johnson intends to fight through his knee injury and Mortensen did not report any suggestion that the stud receiver may be limited to third downs, which had been speculated to the contrary earlier in the week. If Johnson is a go, he should be plugged into fantasy lineups...
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New Orleans Saints Saturday Injury Report
Out – Game Status
RB Darren Sproles (Hand) – OUT
WR Courtney Roby (Shoulder) – OUT
Full – Game Status
LB David Hawthorne (Hamstring) – Probable
WR Joe Morgan (Chest) – Probable...