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Eagles Camp, Day 2: New additions could have big impact

  #177051149 / gettyimages.com After the initial rush from Day 1 and excitement that is the start of training camp, Day 2 is the chance to start taking a closer look at things. Defense was a headline, as defensive coordinator Billy Davis spoke for the first time since camp opened. However, it was also a chance to get a look at new faces on both sides of the ball. It seemed noticeable...
Via Eagledelphia
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Darren Sproles a hit with Eagles defense

Philadelphia Eagles new running back Darren Sproles has not only thrilled everyone on the offense, but he’s also become a favorite of the defensive players and coaches. “I know when we played the Saints every year, I was worried about where he would be,” Eagles general manager Howie Roseman told Phillymag.com. “When we made that trade, the first person to come to my office...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: Sproles has quickest feet I’ve ever seen

The Eagles' revamped backfield, consisting of LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles, should be a boon to Chip Kelly's high-octane offense. To Shady, it's a cause for praise. "Sproles has the quickest feet I've ever seen out of any player," McCoy told NFL Network's Rich Eisen, via NFL.com. "He'll help us out tremendously. I think the best thing...
Via Helmet2Helmet
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Darren Sproles returns all of the punts

One special point of emphasis for Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly this offseason will be special teams. That means paying attention to the single most dangerous plays in the NFL: punt and kick returns. In no other situation can fortunes change so quickly. In the blink of an eye an explosive returner can change the outcome of a game, or as we saw in the Super bowl he can...
Via cover32 - Eagles
11 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Silence, Fools!!! Darren Sproles is Eagles PR/KR supreme…

Everybody talking about “oh the Eagles don’t have a good return man now that DJax is gone…” Well, at least we have the stable brain of veteran poster PPW to put that nonsense into perspective— To quote the great PPW— “Silence, you dolts!!!—we have Darren Sproles for that function now!! What is wrong with you people?” PPW has a point—-beyond the obvious physical...
Via Eagles Eye
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles say Sproles will run the ball first, catch it second

After signing Darren Sproles this off-season, head coach Chip Kelly says Sproles will be used predominately in the backfield (Credit: Philly.com) During the off-season, the Philadelphia Eagles signed former New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles. Over his first eight seasons in the NFL, Sproles has been used more as a receiving back than a running back. For his career, Sproles...
Via Down and Distance
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Where does Darren Sproles fit in this Eagles offense?

LeSean McCoy has continued to tout this offseason that he is the best running back in the NFL.  But with newcomer Darren Sproles on the roster, McCoy may not be exactly the most dangerous person on the field at times. As the team continues OTA’s and we head into the summer months, Sproles is continuing to find his place in this offense. What is his position on this team?  Sproles...
Via cover32 - Eagles
June 08, 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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