Recommendation: Sproles needed surgery for the break, in fact. No prognosis has been mentioned, but this sounds like a hugely problematic development for Sproles, and perhaps the Saints offense in general. For a pass-catching back like him, a hand problem could be especially disruptive. Chris Ivory will likely be active for the Saints as long as Sproles is out.
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Update: Sproles (broken hand) will not play against Philadelphia on Monday, New Orleans Times-Picayune writer Mike Triplett reports.