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Eagles' Sproles featured in 'NFL Characters Unite'

Eagles' Sproles featured in 'NFL Characters Unite'

A Philadelphia Eagles player who stutters tells a teenager that even though she has a stutter, that shouldn't prevent her from following her dreams. The advice from running back Darren Sproles comes on the fourth annual "NFL Characters Unite," a documentary that features profiles of NFL players who faced difficult life challenges. The one-hour special will air at 7 p.m. Friday on the USA Network. Sproles, who overcame a debilitating stutter, mentors Sheila, a Philadelphia resident who has a stutter that makes her a target for bullies. "When you can't get your words out, you feel like you can't do anything," he tells her. "Because you stutter...

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