Eagles’ Darren Sproles has torn hip flexor muscle, out for time

Eagles running back again Darren Sproles is out for the remainder of the year with a torn correct hip flexor, the group introduced Friday.

In the meantime, starting off managing again Jordan Howard is working with a shoulder «stinger» experienced late in a Week 9 get above the Chicago Bears. He has not but been cleared for contact, in accordance to mentor Doug Pederson.

With a pair of backs ailing, the T-Shirts Philadelphia Eagles Jersey introduced a familiar confront — Jay Ajayi — in for a check out Friday.

«We will see where he’s at physically, conditioning, see the place he’s at healthwise,» Pederson mentioned of Ajayi.

Pederson did not lower price the concept of Ajayi not only signing but also playing this weekend against the New England Patriots. Pederson also pointed out observe squad again De’Angelo Henderson as perhaps currently being in line for Nick Foles Jersey a position.

Ajayi, who assisted supply a Super Bowl to the Eagles following staying obtained at the trade deadline in 2017, has not played this time. He suffered a torn ACL past Oct when with the Eagles.

Rookie Miles Sanders will get the bulk of the carries if Howard can not go.

Sproles, 36, experienced a partial tear of the hip flexor muscle on Oct. 6 in opposition to the New York Jets, the workforce mentioned in a assertion. After a prolonged rehab, he returned Nov. three against the Bears. It was following Wednesday’s exercise that he documented the most modern damage, the team said, and even more screening exposed the torn hip flexor muscle.

Sproles had been mentioned on the damage report with a quadriceps issue.

He appeared in just six video games this time, finishing with 66 yards on seventeen carries. Sproles was equipped to move previous Hall of Fame receiver Tim Brown and into fifth area in occupation all-goal yards — a goal for Sproles and a single of the motivations to return for a 15th year.