Eagles sign Sproles to 1-year contract
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The Philadelphia Eagles' crowded backfield will have another familiar face for 2019.

Philadelphia has signed Darren Sproles to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday. The 14-year vet has played for the Eagles since 2014.

Sproles joins Miles Sanders, Jordan Howard, Corey Clement, Wendell Smallwood, Josh Adams, and Boston Scott at running back.

The 36-year-old has flirted with retirement in recent years. He announced the 2017 season would be his last, but it was cut short after he suffered a broken arm in Week 3. He returned for the 2018 campaign only to miss another 11 games due to a hamstring injury.

"We are excited to bring Darren back," read a team statement. "It isn't very often that you have the opportunity to add a player who has the sixth-most total yards in NFL history. He is the ultimate professional, and a leader on and off the field. He will add another proven talent to our running back room."

Sproles has amassed 19,520 total yards over the course of his career. In his last full campaign in 2016, he played in 15 games for the Eagles, putting up 865 total yards and four touchdowns.

"I really want to go out on top," Sproles said. "That's what I really want to do. I can't wait to get back with the guys."

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