The acknowledgement is Sproles' third of the season; the running back won Offensive Player of the Week in Week 2, after his dashing and gritty efforts against the Colts. Despite losing to the 49ers in Week 4, Sproles' long punt return for a touchdown netted him Special Teams Player of the Week honors there as well.
Sproles becomes the second player in NFL history to win two Special Teams and one Offensive Player of the Week awards in the same season; the first was DeSean Jackson in 2009.
Can you believe the Saints only wanted a fifth-round pick for him?
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