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Around the NFL: Emmanuel Sanders

We all get excited by the shiny new toys: incoming rookies, potential second-year breakouts. But I see one potential standout veteran, especially with uncertainty about the future of the veteran just ahead of him. And that's Buffalo free-agent addition Emmanuel Sanders.   more »

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Mar
11

Saints release veteran WR Sanders

The New Orleans Saints released veteran wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS this week after just one season with the team. The move will save the team $4 million in salary cap space.More Meanwhile, Sanders made it clear via social media that he intends to keep playing. Sanders will turn 34 on March 17th, the first day of the 2021 league year. He led an injury-riddled Saints wide receiving corps last year in catches (61), receiving yards (726), and touchdowns (5). Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Around the NFL: Emmanuel Sanders

A fairly low-profile free agent signing came early in free agency when the Saints added Emmanuel Sanders. Not a big-money deal, but Sanders is a capable player who fills a need in New Orleans. Michael Thomas has been a target monster for the team, but maybe part of that is the lack of a quality No. 2.   more »

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Factoid: Sanders, part 2

I’m a day late, but let me chime in on Emmanuel Sanders. I do have a couple of thoughts on him landing with the Saints.  more »

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Mar
23

Saints sign veteran WR Sanders

The New Orleans Saints signed veteran wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS last week, hoping that he will be able to fill a void as the team’s No. 2 receiver. With the additionMore of the consistent and reliable Sanders, wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS has some help while quarterback DREW BREES has yet another weapon that opposing defenses will have to respect. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Around the NFL: Emmanuel Sanders

Emmanuel Sanders signed with the Saints yesterday. It's a little surprising that San Francisco didn't make a huge effort to bring him back; they must be very comfortable with what they have behind Deebo Samuel, or will be adding someone early in the draft. Sanders definitely fills a need area for New Orleans.   more »

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Mar
12

WR Sanders says no contract talks with 49ers yet

Wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS says that there has been no contract offer or talks with the San Francisco 49ers with free agency just around the corner. Sanders had 36 catches for 502 yards and 3 touchdowns after joining the 49ers in a midseason trade with the Denver Broncos.

Source: NBC Sports

Feb
13

WR Sanders expects to remain productive despite age

San Francisco wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS turns 33 years old a day before NFL free agency begins this year, but he does not expect his age to be an issue headingMore into the 2020 season. Sanders said this week that he is “still flying past 23-year-olds and only had two drops the entire year”. Fantasy owners will wait to see if he remains with the 49ers or looks for an opportunity elsewhere. Less

Source: NFL.com

Dec
9

Garoppolo, Sanders lead 49ers vs. Saints

San Francisco quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO led the 49ers with 349 passing yards and 4 touchdowns in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS also had a bigMore game, with seven catches for 157 yards and a touchdown. Sanders also threw for a 35-yard score to help the 49ers and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Blog

Nov
23

49ers bitten by injury bug

The San Francisco 49ers are dealing with several injuries heading into Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers. While there could be some game time decisions on tap, running backMore MATT BREIDA (ankle) and kicker ROBBIE GOULD (quad) did not practice this week and are doubtful for the game. Tight end GEORGE KITTLE (knee, ankle) and wide receivers EMMANUEL SANDERS (ribs) and DEEBO SAMUEL (shoulder) were all able to practice on a limited basis throughout the week – although they do carry some fantasy risk. Less

Source: Team Blog, Various

Nov
13

Sanders dealing with rib injury

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS suffered a rib injury in the first half of Monday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks and did not return to action. Sanders hadMore an MRI on Tuesday and is expected to be “day-to-day” and a likely game time decision heading into Sunday’s matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. Less

Source: Team Website

Ian Allan: Thursday night recap

The value of acquiring players in trades was on display Thursday night. The 49ers are a better team with Emmanuel Sanders; without him, maybe they don’t win this game. The Cardinals, meanwhile, got 162 yards out of Kenyan Drake; without him, they wouldn’t have been competitive.  more »

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Podcast: October 24 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 7 of the NFL regular season and preview Washington's Thursday night visit to Minnesota. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »

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Oct
23

49ers trade for WR Sanders

The San Francisco 49ers acquired wide receiver EMMANUEL SANDERS in a trade with the Denver Broncos on Tuesday. 49ers GM John Lynch said that Sanders was familiar with the offense, whichMore he felt would allow for a quick transition. Sanders will be expected to help improve a 49ers passing offense that ranks just 25th in the league through six games. Less

Source: Team Website

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