Philadelphia Eagles offseason checklist and moving forward with Carson Wentz

With the second pick of the 2016 draft the Philadelphia Eagles selected Carson Wentz. Eagles fans had high hopes for the six foot five-inch quarterback out of North Dakota State. Although the Eagles only managed to finish this previous season 7-9 and missed the playoffs there were many positive things to take away from the season. Carson Wentz is the franchise quarterback that the Eagles...
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Philadelphia Eagles: Overlooked roster holes of the near future

Cornerback and wide receiver reign supreme on the Philadelphia Eagles’ need list, but there are other parts of the roster they have an opportunity to sure up without putting more dents in their already shaky salary cap situation. There are three players in three different positions that many have taken for granted in the persistence to find replacements at CB and WR. Darren Sproles...
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Darren Sproles likely to retire after 2017

Eagles running back Darren Sproles told ESPN.com that 2017 will be his last season. It remains to be seen which team he’ll be playing for in his last season, but he’d prefer to stay in Philadelphia. “That’s not up to me. That’s up to the people upstairs,” Sproles said. Sproles, 33, is under contract with the Eagles next season. It would make sense for the Eagles to keep...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles out Sunday with concussion suffered on dirty hit

The Philadelphia Eagles will be without running back Darren Sproles, who’s been ruled out with a concussion for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Coach Pederson: Barbre (hamstring) will be questionable for Sunday. Sproles (concussion) and Vaitai (knee) are OUT. — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) December 16, 2016 The concussion keeping the veteran back from playing...
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December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hit on Darren Sproles leads to fight between Eagles, Redskins

Tensions seem to be running a bit high around the NFL during Sunday’s slate of action. Just a couple hours after a fight broke out between the Tennessee Titans and Denver Broncos, a melee took hold between two long-time NFC East rivals. It happened after what was a violent hit on Eagles running back Darren Sproles by Washington special team ace Deshazor Everett. Brutal shot on...
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December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles taken out on illegal hit by Deshazor Everett

Deshazor Everett started a fight on the field during Sunday’s Eagles-Washington game after delivering an illegal hit on Darren Sproles during punt coverage. Washington punted in the fourth quarter to Philadelphia, and Everett smashed Sproles with an early hit that completely laid out the diminutive Philly playmaker. Everett was penalized 15 yards for the illegal hit.
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December 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles RB Mathews has 'pretty significant' knee injury

Backfield health is definitely not something that’s working in the Philadelphia Eagles’ favor heading into the stretch run of the season. Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said on Saturday that running back Ryan Mathews has a ‘pretty significant’ knee injury that ‘could linger,’ per Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The 29-year-old Mathews, who has already been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

The biggest reason I’m happy the Eagles extended Darren Sproles…

Little Big Man… It’s not because of his running prowess off of a shotgun hand-off… or his pass-receiving skills in the flats… I dig this cat because of his intelligence and sure-handed authority on a punt return… When he calls for a fair catch, I know it’s the right decision…and he always makes it. I’ve got an old college friend named Andy Pecoraro who played major...
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July 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles receiving trade calls for Darren Sproles

The Philadelphia Eagles have reportedly been fielding calls about potential trades featuring running back Darren Sproles, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. #Eagles received calls of trade interest for RB Darren Sproles mid-draft, sources said. He's staying away from OTAs until its sorted out — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 17, 2016 This isn't a situation filled with frustration...
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May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles, Eagles joke with Malcolm Jenkins about new contract

The Philadelphia Eagles locked Malcolm Jenkins up long term when the two parties agreed to a four-year, $35 million contract extension on Monday. With Jenkins having new riches in hand, teammate Darren Sproles offered via Twitter to babysit some of Jenkins’ funds via his bank account. @MalcolmJenkins I
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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