NFL Rumors: Eagles contacted Buffalo about CJ Spiller before the Darren Sproles Trade

CJ Spiller was almost a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, before the Bills squashed that idea almost immediately. A backfield with LeSean McCoy and CJ Spiller would almost be unfair for a defense to have to deal with. Apparently, Sproles was the second choice for Philadelphia to tag up with Shady McCoy. According to Geoff Mosher of csnphilly.com, The Philadelphia Eagles contacted...
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Eagles attempted to trade for C.J. Spiller

The Philadelphia Eagles made a splash on the trade market earlier this offseason by acquiring Darren Sproles from the New Orleans Saints. It certainly surprised quite a few people, but Sproles actually wasn’t their first target. According to reports coming out of Philadelphia, the Eagles tried to acquire running back C.J. Spiller from the Buffalo Bills prior to trading for Sproles...
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Report: Eagles Inquired About C.J. Spiller Before Darren Sproles Trade

The Philadelphia Eagles have one of the NFL’s best backfields, but it could have been legendary. The Eagles contacted the Buffalo Bills, hoping to trade for running back C.J. Spiller, before they acquired former New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles, two sources told CSNPhilly.com’s Geoff Mosher. The Eagles’ interest in trading for Spiller is “another indication”...
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Report: Eagles Wanted To Trade For C.J. Spiller

Before dealing a fifth round pick to the New Orleans Saints for Darren Sproles in mid-March, the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly tried to acquire C.J. Spiller from the Buffalo Bills, per CSN Philly. According to the report, the Eagles never made an offer for Spiller because the Bills weren’t interested in trading him. Chip Kelly then decided to settle for Sproles, who turns 31 in...
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Report: Eagles Tried To Trade For CJ Spiller Before Landing Darren Sproles

Chip Kelly has been seemingly been on a quiet hunt to land some more toys this offseason. Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com reports that the team inquired about the availability of Bills running back C.J. Spiller before completing the trade for Darren Sproles. The Eagles contacted the Bills this offseason with hopes of trading for versatile Pro Bowl running back C.J. Spiller, according...
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Report: The Philadelphia Eagles pursued a Pro Bowl RB this offseason

According to a report from CSNPhilly.com’s Geoff Mosher, the Philadelphia Eagles tried to make a trade for Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller prior to landing Darren Sproles. From Mosher: Before they traded for Darren Sproles, the Eagles first tried to add a younger, more dynamic weapon to their offense.   The Eagles contacted the Bills this offseason with hopes of trading...
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Report: Eagles Tried To Trade For Bills RB C.J. Spiller Before Acquiring Darren Sproles

  Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly, citing league sources, reports that the Eagles reached out the Bills regarding a potential trade for RB C.J. Spiller. Mosher’s sources mentioned that the Bills “weren’t interested” trading Spiller. Trade talks between the two parties “never heightened into an offer,” according to Mosher. This was, of course, before the Eagles discussed...
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Saints won’t trade up to draft Odell Beckham

The New Orleans Saints lost a few of their offensive weapons this offseason and they’ll likely be looking to the draft to replace them. The most notable loss was Darren Sproles, who was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles last month for a draft pick. That draft pick ma be used to help secure Sproles replacement as there is talk of the Saints trading up to draft LSU speedster Odell...
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Philadelphia Eagles add Darren Sproles to offensive arsenal

Football is a brutal sport. For a professional player it wreaks havoc on the body on a weekly basis. No matter how many ice baths or massages an NFL player endures during the course of a season, it is almost impossible to escape the damage that is inflicted on a player’s body during a 60 minute game. The half back position arguably withstands the largest toll during a game. Whether...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles: The Next Brian Mitchell?

Brian Mitchell came to the Eagles in 2000. He had spent 10 years as a dynamic punt return/kick return/running back/slot receiver. Multi-faceted and dangerous in each aspect, Mitchell was already a known player. He had nine return touchdowns while putting up nearly 4,000 yards and 12 touchdowns from scrimmage in Washington. But at 32, seemed to be on the decline. Enter Andy Reid and...

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