Instead, he might be back in just two weeks.
Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt revealed that Sproles practiced Wednesday, according to Mike Triplett of The Times-Picayune. While Sproles is listed as "limited," Vitt said the running back was a "full go" in practice. (Sproles was in shells, and there was no hitting.) Vitt said Sproles looked good running and catching the ball.
The Saints' running game has experienced an uptick since Sproles left, in large part because of Chris Ivory's insertion into the lineup. New Orleans can give defenses a lot of problems with Sproles, Ivory, Mark Ingram and Pierre Thomas.
More importantly, they can try to keep the Saints' defense off the field.
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