Report: Emmanuel Sanders Signs Deal with New Orleans Saints

On Friday night, ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported that Emmanuel Sanders told her he intends to go to the New Orleans Saints. In a follow-up tweet, Adam Schefter confirmed Sanders and the Saints have reached a two-year agreement for $16 million with the potential to reach $19 million.

Sanders was drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he stayed for four years. After his stint with Pittsburgh, he spent six years with the Denver Broncos before being traded to the San Francisco 49ers in 2019. The wideout has a career total of 144 games (104 starts).

During Sanders’s time in Pittsburgh, he posted 161 receptions for 2,030 yards and 28 touchdowns and also recorded a rushing touchdown. As a member of Denver’s roster, Sanders recorded 404 receptions for 5,361 yards and 11 touchdowns. Sanders also posted 16 rushes for 130 yards and a rushing touchdown with Denver during his six-year stint there.

Last season, Sanders played seven games with Denver and was acquired by the 49ers before the trade deadline. Sanders finished the season in San Francisco and in 10 games for the Niners, he recorded 36 receptions for 502 yards and three touchdowns. Sanders started all of the postseason games, including the Super Bowl.

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