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Darren Sproles cleared to play against Cowboys

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New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles was forced to leave last Sunday’s game against the New York Jets after suffering a concussion in the first quarter.

According to Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Sproles has been cleared to play this Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys.

Sproles was tackled by Jets’ safety Antonio Allen after a 2-yard reception. He left the game and did not return. Players sustaining concussions have to clear tests per the league’s concussion protocol in order to get back on the field.

Sproles fully participated in practice with the Saints on Wednesday. Sproles has just 30 carries for 118 yards and one touchdown as a rusher this season, but has been a massive weapon for New Orleans in the passing game. He has 37 catches for 368 yards and a touchdown on the year.

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4 Responses to “Darren Sproles cleared to play against Cowboys”
  1. raideralex99 says: Nov 7, 2013 4:23 AM

    Last 2 games Sproles only has 5 touches … Saints are 0-2.

  2. saintsredwings says: Nov 7, 2013 5:50 AM

    Good. We’re going need him healthy. Now only if we can find a run game.

  3. cmsaint9 says: Nov 7, 2013 7:51 AM

    When sproles went out it really disrupted the saints offense. Look what happened to them in NE when graham was injured.

  4. akasaintsbaby says: Nov 7, 2013 3:47 PM

    Aside from the Miami game I wasn’t aware that he was still on the team.

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