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Happy Birthday, Darren Sproles!

Graphicle: With his 34th birthday on June 20 and this being the final, the 'Tiny Tank' from Philly is now looking at his final season in the NFL.

Happy 34th, Darren Sproles!

The well-known 5′ 6″ runningback kicked off his career over a decade ago, at Kansas State, where he still remains the all-time leading rusher. After being drafted by the Chargers, Sproles went onto play for New Orleans and Philadelphia, the former of where he would become the first player in NFL history with 2,200+ all purpose yards in 4 different seasons (2008–2011).

5′ 6"
168CM
200LB
91KG

In December 2016, Sproles announced the 2017 NFL season would be his last: the end of a 14-year career.

  • San Diego Chargers

    2005 – 2010
  • New Orleans Saints

    2011 – 2013
  • Philadelphia Eagles

    2013 – 2017

3,305

RUSH YDS

4,583

REC YDS

11,132

#7 RETURN YDS

I think a Darren Sproles only comes around once in your lifetime, in my career and in everybody’s career. There may be another one 15, 20 years from now. But there’s not many guys like Darren Sproles.

Drew Brees

4.9 YDS/ATT


27.3 YDS/G


22 RUSH TDS


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