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Eagles' Sproles named NFC Special Teams Player of Week

The Philadelphia Eagles got the boost they needed in Week 3 when running back Darren Sproles returned an 89-yard punt to the house. His touchdown helped lead the Eagles to their first win of the season, and he earned the honor of being named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, for the fourth time in his career.With DeMarco Murray out with a hamstring injury, Sproles also played...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sproles wins NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

  View image | Darren Sproles added another Player of the Week honor to his resume Wednesday as he was chosen as the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week for his 89-yard punt return touchdown against the Jets.  89-yard punt return TD? No sweat for #SproleTrain as he earned his FOURTH Special Teams POTW.
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Chip Kelly reveals secret to Darren Sproles’ success

Chip Kelly is a huge Darren Sproles fan, like millions of football aficionados, but the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles loves the diminutive running back for more than his production on Sundays. Apparently, Sproles went to the Jerry Rice school of practice habits. According to Kelly, he takes just as much pride in what he’s doing during the week in practice as he does on...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

When Eagles need a big play, Sproles delivers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The smallest guy on the field bailed out the Philadelphia Eagles again. Desperate for something to go right after an 0-2 start, the Eagles got a big spark from 5-foot-6 speedster Darren Sproles in Sunday's 24-17 win over the New York Jets. They're getting used to his heroics. ''I've never been around a guy that practices as consistently as hard as Darren does every...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Philadelphia Eagles

Bradford, Matthews lift Eagles over NY 24-17 ... the Eagles (1-2) with an 89-yard punt return for a score and added a 1-yard touchdown run, the defense caused four turnovers and Philadelphia got its first win ... Darren Sproles sparks win EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- All it took for the Philadelphia Eagles to earn their first victory of the season was running back Darren Sproles...
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WATCH: Darren Sproles dodges five tackles on punt return TD

    Philadelphia Eagles return man Darren Sproles sprinted his way to his sixth career punt return touchdown on Sunday in impressive fashion. Sproles caught the New York Jets’ punt near the sideline at his own ten yard line, and it looked like the special teams would at least be able to keep him from picking up too much yardage on the return. Sproles had other ideas. With...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles' Darren Sproles takes punt return to the house

Ever since the Philadelphia Eagles traded a fifth-round draft pick for Darren Sproles, he has been racking up yardage and touchdowns as a runner, receiver, and return man. In Week 3, Sproles did it again. He showed off his speed and elusiveness by making four defenders miss on an 89-yard punt return touchdown. The Jets might want to add a little more hang time the next time they...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles With The Nasty Spin Move To Break Play Wide Open

Darren Sproles is not a big man. You will not see him running between the tackles unless everyone else is hurt or he's made the head coach mad. His best work is done when you get him the ball out in space and let him use his speed and athleticism to make magic happen.Much like he does on the play below when he pus a nasty spin move on the Falcons defender to break the play wide open.Read more »
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly expects bigger role for Darren Sproles in 2015

The Philadelphia Eagles added running backs DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews via free agency, but head coach Chip Kelly still expects Darren Sproles to play a bigger role in 2015. Sproles, who often contributes as a pass-catcher out of the backfield, has been lining up at receiver during practice. According to Zach Berman of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Kelly wants his best offensive...
Via Sportsnaut
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles' wife Michel fires back at Eagles critics

Michel Sproles has never been shy about expressing her feelings through social media. Sproles, who is the wife of Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles, was not happy with fans who were criticizing the Eagles in the wake of their surprising loss to the Washington Redskins. After losing to the lowly Redskins, the Eagles have...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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