Originally written on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 11/3/12
Problems for the New Orleans Saints continue to mount this season. Via Pro Football Zone, Saints’ running back Darren Sproles will be out against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night due to surgery that was needed to repair a broken hand.  No timetable was set by interim coach Joe Vitt Friday when he was asked about when Sproles would return. Speculation is that he will be out indefinitely with a return this season unlikely. With comments like this from Vitt from the Associated Press via the USA Today, it certainly does not sound promising: “We have pretty good running backs around here and this is part of the National Football League with injuries. It’s next man up. We will miss Darren Sproles, but this is going to be a great opportunity for some of our other running backs to receive some more reps and show what they can do.” Sproles is second on the team in receptions with 39 and has accounted for 440 total offensive yards (117 yards rushing, 323 yards receiving). His kickoff return average of 28.7 yards ranks seventh in the NFL. (Photo Credit: US Presswire) The post Saints unsure when Sproles will return appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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