Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles tore an ACL and broke an arm on the same play Sunday, coach Doug Pederson confirmed Monday, calling it a “double whammy.”
Sproles is having surgery on his arm Monday and will require surgery on his knee, sources told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. His season is over.
Pederson said the Eagles will look to add a running back in the coming days.
“It’s a devastating loss, obviously, with the punt return and special-teams aspect of it,” Pederson said.
“Accordingly, if this Court is unable to issue a decision by the end of the day tomorrow, Respondents intend to seek a stay of the PI Order from the Fifth Circuit on the morning of Friday, September 15, 2017, as the Rules contemplate.”
The NFL filed an appeal with the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Monday and additionally filed for an emergency stay of the injunction in an effort to speed up a federal appeals process that usually takes months to reach a resolution.
In the meantime, Elliott remains eligible to play for Dallas while the NFL and the NFL Players’ Association continue fighting in the courts in the interest of establishing precedents for future disciplinary action.
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