Running back Darren Sproles made it clear why he decided to re-sign with the Eagles earlier this offseason.
Sproles planned for 2017 to be his final NFL season, but a torn ACL and broken arm meant that he spent most of the year on injured reserve. He said in May that he didn’t want that to be his final act as an NFL player and added that his daughter’s request that he play “one more year” sealed the deal for him.
Sproles repeated that inspiration in a post on his own website earlier this month while also revealing something else that’s on his mind as he gets ready for what he says will be his final year.
“I also noticed I am currently 8th on the career all-purpose yards list. Now, I…