NFC Notes: Eagles, Giants, Panthers

     

Eagles

Eagles RB Darren Sproles is working his way back from a torn ACL and a broken, but he says he expects to return to form.

“I’m going to be Darren Sproles,” Sproles said, via PhiladlephiaEagles.com.

According to Sproles, he was rehabbing and ponding his the future in the NFL when his daughter told him that he needs to play one more year.

“She said to me, ‘You have to play one more year.’ That really hit home with me,” Sproles said. “From that point on, I knew what I was doing to do. Before that, I wasn’t so sure.

“I just couldn’t end it that way.

Sproles added that he had interest from some other teams, but ultimately decided to return to the Eagles.

“I feel great. Everything has been great,” Sproles said. “My recovery is right where I want it to be. I’m excited to be back. I had interest from other teams, but I knew that I wanted to come back to the Eagles. We have something special here.”

Giants

  • Regarding the contract situation for Giants OT Ereck Flowers, Mike Garafolo believes that the tackle’s recent decision to hire Drew Rosenhaus as his agent should end the “stalemate” between the two parties.
  • Though Garafolo does not think the hiring of Rosenhaus will necessarily end with a long-term extension for Flowers, he expects that the two sides to come to a final decision on whether he’ll remain in New York or move on to a new team.

Panthers

Panthers GM Marty Hurney said the team had a difficult decision between drafting WRs D.J. Moore or Calvin Ridley with their first-round pick, but they ultimately felt that Moore gives the team a “different” skill set at receiver.

Hard decision between wide receivers Calvin Ridley and D.J. Moore,” Hurney said during an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio. “D.J. gives us a different skill set than what we have and his run after the catch is elite.”

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