Saints cutting Sproles

The New Orleans Saints plan to cut veteran all-purpose running back Darren Sproles, according to reports.

"Thank you New Orleans for your support over the past 3 years!" Sproles wrote on Twitter. "I will always be forever grateful. #WhoDat"

Sproles was reportedly on the trading block.

Sproles' release would create $3.5 million in salary-cap space.

Sproles signed a four-year, $14 million contract in 2011.

He generated 5,546 all-purpose yards and 22 touchdowns in three seasons in New Orleans.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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