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Emmanuel Sanders

27-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos

2014 Receiving Stats

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67

Yds

954

TD

7

Avg

14.2

Tar

92

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Sanders enters a crowded situation in Denver with Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker and Julius Thomas the favorites to see most of Peyton Manning’s targets. But last year there was plenty of room for those...

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2014 ADP:  78.78

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  4

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Concussion      THU PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 5' 11"   WT: 180   DOB: 3/17/1987
College: Southern Methodist  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Emmanuel Sanders Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $15-million deal with the Broncos in March 2014.

November 20, 2014  –  Emmanuel Sanders News

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Sanders (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports.

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Emmanuel Sanders NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2010 23 Pit 13 28 376 2 50 13.4 7.5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 628 0 60 0 2 1
2011 24 Pit 11 22 288 2 43 13.1 6.7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 93 0 22 0 0 0
2012 25 Pit 16 44 626 1 74 14.2 8.5 11 0 0 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 27 0 93 0 3 2
2013 26 Pit 16 67 740 6 112 11.0 6.6 12 4 0 0 0 1 25 25.0 0 268 0 0 0 1 0
2014 27 Den 10 67 954 7 92 14.2 10.4 16 4 6 1 0 6 28 4.7 0 35 0 0 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Emmanuel Sanders Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2010 23 Pit 13 3.8 6.0 4.9 2 29 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Pit 11 3.8 5.8 4.8 2 26 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Pit 16 4.3 7.1 5.7 3 39 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 Pit 16 7.0 11.2 9.1 4 46 16 9 2 0 2 0 0 0
2014 27 Den 10 14.0 20.7 17.4 7 95 11 6 3 1 3 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Emmanuel Sanders – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

615

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Emmanuel Sanders was on the field for 615 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Emmanuel Sanders was on the field for 6 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 728 41
2013 757 22
2014 615 6
Emmanuel Sanders 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Ind 69 2 6 77 0 9 12.8 1 1 1 11 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 KC 48 0 8 108 0 9 13.5 1 1 1 -2 -2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
3 @Sea 71 1 11 149 0 15 13.5 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4 BYE Bye Week
5 Ari 77 0 7 101 0 9 14.4 2 0 2 8 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @NYJ 69 0 3 38 0 6 12.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 SF 49 0 3 41 1 3 13.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8 SD 60 1 9 120 3 9 13.3 2 0 1 6 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0
9 @NE 73 2 10 151 0 16 15.1 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 @Oak 66 0 5 67 2 8 13.4 1 0 1 5 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
11 @StL 33 0 5 102 1 8 20.4 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mia
13 @KC
14 Buf
15 @SD
16 @Cin
17 Oak

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Emmanuel Sanders  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 11"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   180 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.40 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.10 sec
GREAT
Cone Drill:   6.64 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   32.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   40 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   126 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   12 reps
WEAK
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Emmanuel Sanders: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sanders (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, ESPN's Jeff Legwold reports.

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Sanders is expected to miss practice time this week after suffering a concussion Sunday against the Rams, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports.

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Sanders has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Rams, after being diagnosed with a concussion, according to Lindsay Jones of USA Today.

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Sanders took a nasty hit to the head on a deep route near the sideline and struggled to get up afterward. The injury comes at a tough time for the Broncos, who had already lost Julius Thomas to an ankle injury and Montee Ball to groin issue. Sanders did have a solid game before going down, catching five passes on eight targets for 102 yards and a touchdown. He'll have to proceed through the league's concussion protocol, before returning to practice, putting his availability for Week 12 against the Dolphins in question. Wes Welker could see more targets in Sanders' absence, with Andre Caldwell another possibility for increased work.
Sanders is being evaluated for a concussion, after taking a vicious hit to the head during the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Rams, according to the Denver Post.

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Sanders caught five passes on eight targets for 67 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Raiders.

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Sanders had 10 catches on 16 targets for 151 yards during Sunday's 43-21 loss to the Patriots.

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Sanders caught all nine of his targets for 120 yards and three touchdowns in Thursday's 35-21 win over the Chargers.

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Sanders caught 3-of-3 targets for 41 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 42-17 win over the 49ers.

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Sanders had three catches on six targets for 38 yards Sunday against the Jets.

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Sanders had seven catches on nine targets for 101 receiving yards, as well as two carries for eight rushing yards Sunday against the Cardinals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

With the departure of Mike Wallace, Sanders stands to inherit the Antonio Brown role. The problem is Brown is still around, and no one on the team is Wallace. At 5-11, 180, Sanders along with Brown are likely to form the smallest tandem of receivers in the league. Sanders runs a 4.4 40, and he’s got good quickness, so like Brown he's dangerous in the open field. But neither is suited to red-zone work, and with tight end Heath Miller still recovering from a major late-season knee injury, we'd have to think other receivers will be involved when the team gets near the goal line. Of course, third-round draft pick, Markus Wheaton, is yet another small, quick wideout in the Brown/Sanders mold, so maybe the Steelers are bucking the big-receiver trend on purpose.

2012

A foot injury cost Sanders five games last year, but by that point he had already been supplanted by Antonio Brown as Ben Roethlisberger’s co-favorite receiver (along with Mike Wallace). At 5-11, 180, Sanders is small, but he’s got excellent speed, running a 4.4 40 at the NFL Combine a couple years ago and good quickness. With Hines Ward retiring and Wallace unhappy, Sanders could have an opening to take on a more significant role. But chances are he opens the year as the team’s No. 3 receiver.

2011

Taken in the third round last year, Sanders progressed as the season went on, emerging as the team's third receiver behind Hines Ward and Mike Wallace. At 5-11, 180, Sanders has plenty of speed, but his lack of size limits his red-zone upside, and Wallace is the team's first option for stretching the field. Sanders broke his foot in the Super Bowl but is expected to be healthy for the start of training camp.

2010

The speedy Sanders was taken in the third round of the 2010 draft. Considering the depth the organization has at the receiver position, he'll at best battle Atwaan Randle El for the third receiver spot. The number three spot served Mike Wallace well in 2009 (756 yards, 6 touchdowns), but with the team expected to run the ball a bit more this year, odds are whoever wins the day for the third receiver role will not match Wallace's output from last year.