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Philadelphia Eagles sign RB Ajayi

By Sports Desk November 15, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles signed Super Bowl-winning running back Jay Ajayi on Friday.

Ajayi last played in the NFL in Week 5 of the 2018 season, when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the Eagles' loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

The 26-year-old has returned to Philadelphia, who confirmed his signing as Darren Sproles (hip) was placed on the injured reserve after being ruled out for the rest of the season.

"Roster Move: #Eagles have signed RB Jay Ajayi and placed RB Darren Sproles on Reserve/Injured," the team posted on Twitter.

The Eagles are 5-4 this season after back-to-back wins and sit second in the NFC East ahead of facing Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Ajayi, who has also played for the Miami Dolphins, helped Philadelphia win Super Bowl LII and was a Pro Bowler in 2016.

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