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Training Camp: The Sproles-Hester Combo

RB Darren Sproles (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty)

After a few practices in full pads, day five of training camp marked a step down without the extra armor. While the hits may have been less fierce, Darren Sproles and Jacob Hester proved just the opposite. The duo showed remarkable union on offense and special teams. The pair displays a budding potential working on the field simultaneously.

Darren Sproles displayed his road-running speed once again. As the shortest player in the NFL, he has unmatched speed and an understated aggression. During a warm-up drill catered to keeping the quarterback untouched, Sproles successfully held off linebackers Tim Dobbins and Shawne Merriman. Whether he was receiving the hand-off or a swing pass from quarterback, Sproles consistently swept...

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