Running back Darren Sproles was a highly sought after free agent during the offseason, with the Philadelphia Eagles hot on his trail, as well as his former team, the San Diego Chargers.

Sproles chose to sign with the New Orleans Saints.

New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles (43)

 

Greg Beacham, of the Associated Press, courtesy of the Mercury News, reports that Sproles picked the Saints because he thought it was his best chance to play in the Super Bowl.