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  1. Rob Gronkowski among star trade targets - Fantasy Football

    KC Joyner

    Which fantasy stars who have gotten off to slow starts offer trade value after Week 3? KC Joyner identifies four such players, including Rob Gronkowski, and outlines three waiver-wire targets heading into Week 4.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
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  3. Darren Sproles among fantasy players falling in value - Fantasy F...

    Matt Williamson

    Matt Williamson examines five fantasy players who have had big production in the past, but who he thinks will have diminished results this year.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  4. Will Riddick fill Sproles role for Lions?

    Tom Carpenter

    Former New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles was a darling of fantasy football owners who play in point-per-reception leagues due to his ability to rack up tons of catches and yards out of the backfield. The Detroit Lions lured Joe Lombar...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  5. Why the Philadelphia Eagles won't miss DeSean Jackson - NFL

    KC Joyner

    There are four main reasons why the Philadelphia Eagles won't miss leading receiver DeSean Jackson during the 2014 NFL season. KC Joyner explains.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  6. WR Cooks key to replacing RB Sproles?

    Tom Carpenter

    There has been plenty of talk about whether the Philadelphia Eagles will turn to running back Darren Sproles to help replace wide receiver DeSean Jackson this season. Coincidentally, the New Orleans Saints may turn to a wide receiver to help replace ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  7. Sproles to benefit from 'mesh' plays?

    Tom Carpenter

    Among the prime plays that we saw the Philadelphia Eagles routinely run during Chip Kelly's first year as head coach were wheel routes and mesh plays. Sheil Kapadia of Birds 24/7 notes that the goal of a wheel route "is to get the running back iso...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  8. How many touches for Sproles in '14?

    Tom Carpenter

    During his three-year stint with the New Orleans Saints, Darren Sproles' yards per carry averages diminished from 6.9 YPC to 5.1 YPC to 4.2 YPC. However, his yards per reception remained fairly steady: 8.3 YPR, 8.9 YPR, 8.5 YPR. Now that he is wit...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  9. WR draft targets for Eagles

    Tom Carpenter

    Although Darren Sproles may offer the Philadelphia Eagles a versatile solution to replace DeSean Jackson, they almost certainly will target a wide receiver or two in the draft. The Eagles have the 22nd pick, and Oregon State's Brandin Cooks may well ...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  10. Sproles key to replacing D-Jax?

    Tom Carpenter

    The looming question for the Philadelphia Eagles after cutting ties with DeSean Jackson is how his departure will impact their offense next season. Presumably, they will use a draft pick (or more than one) to select a wideout, but unless that player ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. How Sproles impacts Shady in fantasy

    Tom Carpenter

    For the first time since his rookie campaign, LeSean McCoy took part in a full 16-game slate in 2013. In coach Chip Kelly's system, Shady racked up a career-best 2,146 combined yards to go with 52 receptions and 11 touchdowns. However, he also had 36...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  12. Sproles' landing spot

    Tom Carpenter

    UPDATE: As noted below, the Washington Redskins were making a push to acquire Darren Sproles. However, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints are trading the running back to the Philadelphia Eagles. He'll pair up with ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  13. NFL - Examining the best team fits for Darren Sproles

    Matt Williamson

    With Darren Sproles' time with the New Orleans Saints reportedly coming to an end, Matt Williamson identifies a handful of teams that should target him.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2014
  14. Could Pierre Thomas be cut by Saints?

    Nic Reiner

    While New Orleans Saints management prepares itself for the Jimmy Graham situation, free agency and the draft, there are other personnel matters on the table, including the team's considerable depth at the running position. With Darren Sproles expect...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  15. NFL - Choosing midseason Pro Bowl rosters

    Steve Palazzolo and Khaled Elsayed

    Khaled Elsayed and Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus draft Pro Bowl rosters at midseason and analyze the surprising picks.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  16. 2013 rankings update: Time to reassess

    Eric Karabell

    We've already seen trading in the NFL this season (Trent Richardson), and other potentially relevant players switching or finding teams (Willis McGahee, Josh Freeman), so it's yet another reason to see how the real-life changes affect our end-of-seas...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  17. MNF Review: Downsizing at running back

    Steve Muench

    Every team would love a back with Bo Jackson's legendary size-speed combination, but backs such as Bo are rare. Teams willing to sacrifice size are having success finding help at the position. The role 5-foot-6, 190-pound RB Darren Sproles played in ...

    Blog | October 01, 2013