The Eagles extended running back Darren Sproles by one year, this will keep the veteran back until the end of the 2017 season. Sproles made a statement that the fact that he is one of the oldest players on the team, he feels pretty good to be awarded a contract extension. Sproles has been consecutively named to the Pro Bowl as a returner, since his arrival in Philly. He is the only player in Eagles history to have multiple seasons with at least two touchdown returns. Darren Sproles ranks 8th in NFL history for return yards and is tied for sixth all-time in punt return in return touchdowns with nine.