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Winners, losers among vets on draft day

Updated: May 5, 2010, 4:36 PM ET
By Eric Karabell
The San Diego Chargers did not have an effective running attack in 2009, finishing dead last in the league in yards per carry and second to last (ahead of only the Indianapolis Colts) in rushing yards. While many blame old man LaDainian Tomlinson, the fact is Darren Sproles didn't exactly seize his opportunity either. Sproles averaged 3.7 yards per rush -- better than Tomlinson, but not by much -- and finished 33rd among running backs in standard fantasy scoring. So, with Tomlinson having been released and joining the New York Jets, it's finally time for Sproles to get his chance, right?

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