Eagles’ Sproles re-injures hamstring
The Phialdelphia Eagles’ season-long Darren Sproles injury debacle deepened with a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter stating that Sproles had aggravated his hamstring injury in his return to practice Wednesday, sidelining the running back for Sunday night’s visit from the Dallas Cowboys.
Eagles coach Doug Pederson said just before practice Wednesday that he expected Sproles to play for the first time since the season opener. Sproles, 35, suffered his hamstring injury in practice the next week and hasn’t played since. quarterback has not been ruled out altogether. Josh McCown will start for the Jets on Sunday. Darnold, who is dealing with a right foot strain, did not practice for the second consecutive day. Raiders: Oakland defensive coordinator Paul Guenther denied there is any friction between him and coach Jon Gruden and said the two remain united in trying to improve a team that has been one of the biggest disappointments in the NFL this season. Cameras caught the two coaches getting into a heated exchange after a costly blown play in the Raiders’ 34-3 loss to San Francisco a week ago. Obit: Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team, has died. He was 92.