The team announced on Saturday evening that the team had agreed to terms with Sproles.
Sproles, 34, originally planned to retire after the 2017 season, explaining that his two daughters are "getting to the age that they want their daddy around more."
But he tore his ACL and broke his forearm against the New York Giants in September, and decided he didn't want to finish his career on injured reserve.
#Eagles Howie Roseman says EVERYONE at Eagles Headquarters was "Excited" from Jeffrey Lurie to Doug Pederson when they signed Darren Sproles:— Jeff Skversky 6abc (@JeffSkversky) April 29, 2018
"Darren is a special player, special guy, so it's hard to compare anyone we would have gotten in the draft anyway"@6abc #flyeaglesfly https://t.co/ASmmHu84tY
Sproles is eighth in career all-purpose yards with 19,155. He has a chance to chase down Steve Smith(19,180), Marshall Faulk (19,190) and Tim Brown (19,682).
Sproles would be part of a running back rotation with Jay Ajayi and Corey Clement.
The team's leading rusher from 2017, LeGarrette Blount, signed with the Detroit Lions, in free agency.
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