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DARREN SPROLES RUMORS

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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray isn't thrilled Eagles limited reps in practice

DeMarco Murray chose his words rather cautiously, but they still couldn’t hide the displeasure in the meaning. According to Corey Seidman of CSN Philly, the Philadelphia Eagles running back didn’t know why the team limited his reps during the opening day of training camp. Murray shook off any rumors off an injury, saying: “No, I’m fine, I’m fine. That’s how it goes...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray: fantasy football’s riskiest pick

The month is August. The NFL is getting prepared for training camp and preseason football. Meanwhile, Fantasy Football lovers around the country are doing extensive research to gain an edge and take home their league’s respective trophy. If you are an avid Fantasy Football competitor like myself, then I have no doubt you are looking for the sleepers this upcoming season and also...
Via The Sports Quotient
29 days ago  |  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

Philadelphia Eagles: 3 reasons why Darren Sproles make the offense elite

Going into the season, the Philadelphia Eagles weren’t considered to be a favorite to get to the Super Bowl, but in just two weeks, more and more people are jumping on the bandwagon. After Chip Kelly’s first year in the NFL and Nick Foles’ breakout season, the Eagles jumped to the top of the NFC championship contenders. But after they severed ties with DeSean Jackson, many...
Via isportsweb.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: When Darren Sproles comes in for LeSean McCoy we’re like ‘Oh s–’

Signing Darren Sproles has been as good as expected for the Philadelphia Eagles. The running back leads the team with two rushing touchdowns as well as with 11 receptions and 166 receiving yards. In addition to LeSean McCoy, the Eagles have a pretty formidable one-two punch that strikes fear into opposing coaches and players. Redskins head coach Jay Gruden uncovered opponent’s...
Via KCM Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Darren Sproles rolls into loaded Eagles offense

If you’re looking for reasons to get excited about the Philadelphia Eagles 2014 season, you need look no further than the halfback position. Last year the Eagles led the NFL in rushing by a big margin – they finished with 2,566 total yards. The next closest team was the Buffalo Bills, who totaled 2,307, despite running the ball 46 more times than the Eagles. Philly’s 5.1 yards...
Via cover32 - Eagles
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles to keep Darren Sproles to 6-8 touches

The Philadelphia Eagles are planning to give Darren Sproles 6-8 offensive touches a game according to Philadelphia Inquirer. With the Saints, Sproles average 9.54 touches a game over the last three seasons. Approaching 31 he is slowly but surely losing some of his speed. Still he should be an option for receptions in place of DeSean Jackson. Of course Sproles is not about to begin...
Via Tireball.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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