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Darren Sproles

Darren Sproles - #43 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 6"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 06/20/1983
Birthplace Waterloo, IA
College Kansas State
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 4th round, 29th pick by Chargers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
48 244 1

Saints WR Moore looking to bounce back

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Word is Saints WR Lance Moore has impressed observers in training camp.

Saints' defense likely to decline

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Fantasy owners should be wary of an overrated Saints defense, which is unlikely to come close to the 39 takeaways it produced last season.

Saints sign first-round pick Robinson

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The Saints announced Friday that the club has agreed to terms with first-round pick Patrick Robinson, the team's first-round draft choice, on a five-year contract.

Saints agree to terms with Ramsey, Graham

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Saints announced they have agreed to terms with QB Patrick Ramsey and rookie TE Jimmy Graham.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
In the seventh chapter of our training-camp reports, we look at the NFC South teams, including a Panthers team led defensively by LB Jon Beason.

Fantasy owners should have PK strategy

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Fantasy owners will concentrate their draft preparation on quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends, but reading up on kickers before your draft is wise, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Saints re-sign McCray, sign Tennant

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Saints signed one of their draft picks Thursday and re-signed a player they recently cut.

Daniel, Ramsey expected to battle to back up Brees

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Patrick Ramsey, who is expected to sign with the Saints, and second-year player Chase Daniel will compete to become Drew Brees' top backup in training camp.

Exclusive trenchmarks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly offers an exclusive breakdown of the top-rated teams in each division in terms of overall play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. 

Saints sign rookie DT Woods

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Saints have signed rookie DT Al Woods to a four-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

Saints RB Thomas waiting for new deal

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
With about three weeks to go until training camp, it appears Pierre Thomas would like more money than the Saints are willing to give.

Saints will have 'pitch count' for Sharper in training camp

Posted June 30, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper could be limited for much of training camp as he returns from knee surgery.

Payton peels back curtain in new book

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Just before the Saints officially turn the page on last season, head coach Sean Payton is releasing his first book. He discussed the memoir, and several other topics, with PFW on Monday.

WR Horn to retire with Saints

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
WR Joe Horn has signed a contract with the Saints and will retire, the team announced.

Saints’ Robinson could become top backup at corner

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Saints rookie CB Patrick Robinson took reps with the second-team defense in OTAs.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 01, 2012
Sproles is active for Sunday's game against San Francisco.||||||| Sproles had missed three straight games with a broken left hand.
Posted Sept. 18, 2012
Sproles had a career-high 13 receptions for 128 yards in a 35-27 loss to Carolina on Sunday.||||||| This could be the beginning of increase touches for the running back or he could regress back to the mean. Sproles has averaged 5.8 catches since joining New Orleans at the beginning of last season.
Posted Aug. 13, 2012
Sproles will not play in the next preseason game against Jacksonville on Friday night because knee soreness.||||||| Sproles was one of several players who sat out Monday's practice, the first since the Saints played at New England last Thursday night.
Posted Jan. 15, 2012
Sproles caught 15 passes for 119 yards and one TD in Saturday's 36-32 postseason loss at San Francisco.||||||| Sproles showcased his dual-threat ability with only three carries for three yards on the ground, however. He made up for it through the air by hooking up with Drew Brees.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Sproles had 40 yards rushing, 29 yards receiving and 99 yards on kickoff and punt returns during Sunday's 45-17 rout of Carolina.||||||| Sproles finished the season with an NFL record 2,696 combined yards, breaking the previous mark of 2,690, set by Derrick Mason with Tennessee in 2000. Sproles will certainly be a hot commodity heading into 2012 drafts, and is all but certain to come at a hefty price following his tremendous campaign.

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