48 Facts About Darren Sproles

1. Darren Sproles was set to join a Philadelphia running back rotation that is in flux after the season-ending injury to starter Jay Ajayi, and he would have been an interesting option in PPR leagues.

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2. Darren Sproles returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since Week 1, only to aggravate his hamstring injury and then sit out Thursday and Friday.

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3. Darren Sproles has been sidelined since Week 1 with the injury, but was expected to return to action Sunday against the Cowboys after opening the week as a practice participant.

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4. Darren Sproles is expected to remain out for multiple weeks after aggravating his hamstring injury during Wednesday's practice, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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5. Darren Sproles was called as a kick returner on the Chargers 50th Anniversary Group.

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6. Darren Sproles aggravated his hamstring injury during practice and is expected to be out Sunday night against Dallas, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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7. In this match, Darren Sproles broke over 1,000 all-purpose yards mark.

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8. On July 29, 2011, Darren Sproles signed a four year contract worth $14 million using the New Orleans Saints.

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9. Darren Sproles is the primary player in NFL history with 2,200 all purpose yards in 4 distinct seasons.

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10. Darren Sproles has got the right body that suits his career.

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11. Darren Sproles joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 2014 in an exchange for a 2014 5th-round draft pick.

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12. Darren Sproles finished with an awesome 1,986 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns.

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13. Darren Sproles had his high school education in Olathe North High School and was a notable player in the school's football team.

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14. Darren Sproles was born with a speech impediment which he continues to battle.

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15. Darren Sproles was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

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16. In the summer of 2011, Darren Sproles signed a four-year, $11 million contract with the Saints, joining up with his rookie year quarterback in Drew Brees.

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17. Darren Sproles is reported to have an estimated net worth of $24 million.

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18. Darren Sproles was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round as the 130th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft and the rest became history.

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19. Darren Sproles was born on the 20th of June, 1983 in Waterloo, Iowa.

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20. Darren Sproles is expected to play after missing seven games with a hamstring injury.

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21. Darren Sproles ranked 14th in the NFL in cap hit at the position, but didn't even play for the team once suffering a season-ending injury.

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22. Darren Sproles misses out on a chance to face one of his former teams after suffering a setback during Wednesday's practice.

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23. Darren Sproles will miss his ninth-straight game after suffering a setback last week.

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24. Darren Sproles will miss out on a chance to face one of his former teams after suffering a setback during Wednesday's practice.

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25. Darren Sproles maintains his off-season home near San Diego in Poway, California.

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26. On July 15, 2018, Darren Sproles announced that 2018 will be his last NFL season.

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27. In a Week 8 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, Darren Sproles took over as the lead back, carrying the ball 15 times for 86 yards and catching 5 passes for 17 yards.

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28. On July 29, 2016, Darren Sproles signed a one-year $4.5 million contract extension with the Eagles through 2017.

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29. Darren Sproles was selected to his second straight Pro Bowl, and was named First Team All-Pro, his second straight year as an All-Pro and his first first team selection.

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30. Darren Sproles finished the regular season with 3 rushing touchdowns, 1 receiving touchdown, and 2 punt return touchdowns, leading the NFL for the second consecutive year.

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31. Darren Sproles was named NFC Special Teams player of the week for returning a punt 89 yards for the touchdown.

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32. On March 13, 2014, Darren Sproles was acquired by the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a 2014 5th-round draft pick.

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33. Darren Sproles broke over 1000 all-purpose yards in only his seventh game as a Saint.

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34. On July 29, 2011, Darren Sproles signed a four-year contract worth $14 million with the New Orleans Saints.

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35. On September 14, 2008, Darren Sproles became just the second player in NFL history with 50 rushing yards, 50 receiving yards, and 100 return yards in one game.

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36. Darren Sproles became the first player to return a kickoff and a punt for a touchdown in the same game since Dante Hall did so in 2003.

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37. Darren Sproles spent the 2005 season as the third string running back, behind LaDainian Tomlinson and Michael Turner, returning kicks and punts.

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38. Darren Sproles was drafted by the Chargers in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft with the 130th overall pick.

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39. Darren Sproles finished 11th on the all-time college rushing yards list, with the 6th most all-purpose yards in NCAA history.

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40. Darren Sproles started the 2004 season off strong with 42 carries for 221 yards and a touchdown in a victory over Western Kentucky.

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41. In the 2003 season, Darren Sproles continued to produce greatly for the Wildcats.

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42. Darren Sproles played college football at Kansas State University from 2001 to 2004, starting all games in his last two seasons and setting 23 school records.

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43. In 2000, during his senior year, Darren Sproles rushed for 2,485 yards, scoring 49 touchdowns.

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44. Darren Sproles was a high school All-American as selected by Student Sports Magazine.

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45. Throughout his high school career, Darren Sproles rushed for 5,230 yards, averaging nearly 8.4 yards per carry and 79 touchdowns.

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46. Darren Sproles is currently ranked 8th in career all-purpose yards in NFL history.

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47. Darren Sproles is the first player in NFL history with 2,200+ all purpose yards in 4 different seasons.

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48. Darren Sproles was named as a kick returner on the Chargers 50th Anniversary Team.

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