Darren Sproles

Darren Sproles

RB - PHI
Height: 5' 6"Weight: 190 lbsAge: 34College: Kansas StateDrafted: #130 (4th Rd.)

Week 3 Outlook

NYG @ PHI
Sun 1:00pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) RB #35
Projection 7.1 pts

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Darren Sproles serves as lead back on Sunday

Darren Sproles carried the ball 10 times for 48 yards and caught two passes for 30 yards in Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He was on the field for 50 offensive snaps on Sunday, while LeGarrette Blount played just six, as Sproles was clearly serving as the lead back for the Eagles on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

With Sproles, Blount, and Wendell Smallwood in the fold, it was assumed that the Eagles would run with some kind of running back committee this season, with Sproles resuming his usual change-of-pace and pass-catching roles. However, if Sunday is any indication, head coach Doug Pederson has soured on Blount and is leaning more on his other backs, specifically Sproles. Smallwood is worth grabbing as a handcuff if he is available on the waiver wire this week since the Eagles will likely not give the aging Sproles a large workload every week going forward.

Mike Maher - 3 days ago
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Week 3RB #35RB #24RB #5086
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Projections
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
728.60.23.426.60.10.17.1
Statistics
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week48045.8
Season to Date25065.2
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 2@ KC48045.8
Week 1@ WAS2084.5
Strength of Schedule
(2017)
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OppSummary
Next Gamevs. NYG23rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesLAC, ARI, CAR25th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)LAR, NYG, OAK18th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--18th easiest remaining opponents