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Chargers Eye All Options for New Backfield

RB Darren Sproles (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty)

When Darren Sproles signed his restricted free agent tender, speculation began that he did so only to facilitate a trade. If that's the case, the Chargers will be on the lookout for a kick returner and change-of-pace back in the NFL Draft. Get new details on his potential replacement inside.

For a small-school player to get on the radars of NFL teams, he must have eye-popping statistics and he must show enough athleticism to make scouts believe his on-field production will translate to the professional ranks. Southern Illinois' Deji Karim has done just that. After a senior season in which he rushed for 1,694 yards and 18 touchdowns while averaging a gaudy 7.1 yards per carry, Karim...

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