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Danno 07-28-2011 09:56 PM

SAINTS SIGN SPROLES
 
CBS Larry Holder
Payton gushed over him today. RT @alexmarvez: Breaking on FOXSports.com: NO signs SD RB Darren Sproles to 2 year contract.

alexmarvez Alex Marvez
by wwltvsports
Breaking on FOXSports.com: NO signs SD RB Darren Sproles to 2 year contract. Story posting asap. Will tweet link.


OH YEAH!!!!! Awesome

B005TED 07-28-2011 10:01 PM

Nice! :bng:

Jack Vegas 07-28-2011 10:01 PM

NICE!!!!!!!

|Mitch| 07-28-2011 10:01 PM

Any actual linked proof? I can't find anything

hagan714 07-28-2011 10:01 PM

the return game just got the boost it needed. lets see what mighty mouse has left

The Dude 07-28-2011 10:02 PM

HELL YEA!!

Speedy Ron 07-28-2011 10:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jack Vegas (Post 312808)
NICE!!!!!!!


i finally agree with you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hagan714 07-28-2011 10:03 PM

The New Orleans Saints didnít wait long to find a replacement for Reggie Bush.

NFL FREE AGENCY
Find out where all the big free agents are signing before the season.

A source told FOXSports.com that the Saints have reached agreement on a two-year contract with free-agent running back Darren Sproles. Financial terms werenít immediately available.

Sproles, 28, doesnít have the same physical size as Bush, who was traded Thursday to the Miami Dolphins for an undisclosed draft pick and safety Jonathan Amaya. But like Bush, the 5-foot-6, 190-pound Sproles does have outstanding pass-catching skills out of the backfield. Sproles also is a capable blocker on blitz pickups and can potentially assume return duties for the Saints as well.

After spending the past six seasons in San Diego, Sproles was also under strong demand from the Philadelphia Eagles. He caught a career-high 59 passes for 520 yards and two touchdowns in 2010. Sproles also averaged 5.3 yards on his 50 rushing attempts.

Sproles also worked out extensively this offseason with Saints quarterback Drew Brees. The two were Chargers teammates in Sprolesí 2005 rookie season before Brees signed with the Saints in free agency the following season.

Sproles joins a talented Saints backfield that also includes starter Pierre Thomas and 2011 first-round draft choice Mark Ingram.

Darren Sproles, New Orleans Saints agree to terms - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN

B005TED 07-28-2011 10:03 PM

Don't think Danno would post bogus info. (although I would like to see the story myself too) :mrgreen:


**edit**
Thanks.

Danno 07-28-2011 10:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by strato (Post 312814)
Nice!..now will we trade one of our backs?

We already did.


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