ESPN Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles tore an ACL and broke an arm on the same play Sunday, sources told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. Sproles is having surgery on his arm Monday and will require surgery on his knee, sources said. His season is over. He was injured in the first half against the New York Giants following an awkward plant and hit from safety Darian Thompson. Trainers were originally looking at Sproles’ knee, but he was able to walk off under his own power, holding his right arm in obvious pain as he headed indoors. Replays showed that Thompson’s foot inadvertently hit Sproles on the arm.
In a rarely seen injury double whammy, Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles was injured on an awkward tackle by New York Giants safety Darrian Thompson during the Eagles 24-21 last second victory, it was clear that Sproles was badly hurt on the play but the extent of his injuries were not known until today. It turns out that Darren Sproles tore his ACL on the play, not only that but, he also broke his arm on the same play and needs to surgeries to repair his injuries. Darren Sproles is obviously out for the year, he has been one of the most exciting players in the NFL to watch over the last decade, and we wish him a speedy recovery after these freakish double injuries.