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Darren Sproles cleared to play against Cowboys

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 27: Darren Sproles #43 of the New Orleans Saints runs a play against the Buffalo Bills at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles was forced to leave last Sunday’s game against the New York Jets after suffering a concussion in the first quarter.

According to Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Sproles has been cleared to play this Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys.

Sproles was tackled by Jets’ safety Antonio Allen after a 2-yard reception. He left the game and did not return. Players sustaining concussions have to clear tests per the league’s concussion protocol in order to get back on the field.

Sproles fully participated in practice with the Saints on Wednesday. Sproles has just 30 carries for 118 yards and one touchdown as a rusher this season, but has been a massive weapon for New Orleans in the passing game. He has 37 catches for 368 yards and a touchdown on the year.