Darren Sproles Learns Through Twitter That He Is Being Traded

Darren Sproles and Twitter Trade Announcement

The New Orleans Saints didn’t have time to reveal their decision to trade Darren Sproles, that’s because the free agent learned of his predicament by way of Twitter.

On Tuesday afternoon the team ESPN sent out the following message:

After reading the tweet Sproles sent out the following message:

Sproles then sent out another tweet:

A few days ago Darren Sproles officially said his goodbyes to New Orleans, understanding that his time in the city was drawing to a close. However, Sproles has one year left on his four-year contract, and a trade would make it harder to negotiate for a new multi-year contract.

At 30-years-old the best he could hope for was the ability to secure a better deal before another year has passed and his body has aged further.

James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.


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