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10 Emmanuel Sanders WR

Denver Broncos

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October 22, 2019 09:08 PM
49ers' Emmanuel Sanders: Dealt to San Francisco
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The 49ers acquired Sanders and a 2020 fifth-round pick from the Broncos on Tuesday in exchange for 2020 third- and fourth-round selections, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

After Mohamed Sanu was dealt to the Patriots earlier Tuesday, Sanders became one of the few established receivers left on the trade market. The 49ers acted quickly to bring the veteran into the fold and will likely immediately install him as a starter in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Sanders has made an impressive recovery from the Achilles surgery he required last December, playing in all seven of Denver's games and nabbing 30 of 44 targets for 367 yards and two touchdowns.

October 18, 2019 12:20 AM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Makes five grabs in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (knee) brought in five of six targets for 60 yards in the Broncos' 30-6 loss to the Chiefs on Thursday.

Sanders was second in receptions, receiving yards and targets behind Courtland Sutton for the Broncos on the night. The veteran receiver had gone through an utterly forgettable two-game stretch coming into Thursday's contest, as he'd secured just two of four targets for nine yards combined in Weeks 5 and 6. Therefore, Sanders and fantasy managers will hope he can carry over the momentum into a Week 8 battle versus the Colts a week from Sunday.

October 16, 2019 03:24 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Ready to go versus Chiefs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (knee) will suit up against the Chiefs on Thursday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.

Sanders doesn't carry an injury designation into the Week 7 contest, indicating that he's put his knee issue behind him. The veteran wideout has been quiet the last two weeks, turning four targets into just two catches for nine yards across that stretch. Sanders will look to rebound against Kansas City's exploitable secondary.

October 15, 2019 05:36 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Listed as full Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (knee) was listed as a full participant on Tuesday's injury report, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

Earlier Tuesday, coach Vic Fangio said Sanders would return to practice, but the fact the Broncos released an estimate indicates they didn't do much more on-field work than a walkthrough. In any case, Sanders' elevation from LP to FP is a good sign that he'll be ready to go for Thursday's game against the Chiefs. Wednesday's report will reveal his odds to do so.

October 15, 2019 03:40 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: In line to practice Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Vic Fangio expects Sanders (knee) to practice Tuesday, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.

After racking up at least 80 receiving yards in three of the first four games of the season, Sanders has been held in check the last two weeks, combining for two catches (on four targets) for nine yards during that stretch. He departed Sunday's 16-0 win versus the Texans due to a knee injury, but the issue isn't believed to be severe, according to James Palmer of NFL Network. Sanders was listed as limited on Monday's estimated injury report, so it'll be interesting to see if he's able to progress to full participation Tuesday.

October 14, 2019 05:24 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Listed as limited Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (knee) was listed as a limited participant in Monday's practice estimate, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

Sanders didn't play after halftime of Sunday's win over the Titans, and he wasn't himself during the first half. His limited participation is just an estimate since the Broncos didn't host an actual practice Monday, but it supports the Broncos' belief that he'll be ready for Thursday's game against the Chiefs. Still, fantasy gamers should keep a close eye on how Sanders practices Tuesday and Wednesday.

October 13, 2019 08:56 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Knee injury seemingly not serious
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders' knee injury is not believed to be serious, according to James Palmer of NFL Network.

Sanders was unable to finish Sunday's game against the Titans because of his injury, but the report indicates there is "not much concern" about his status for Week 7, even with the Broncos' next game coming Thursday night against the Chiefs. Sanders' participation, or lack thereof, in practice over the coming days figures to ultimately determine his availability for Thursday's game, but fantasy players have reason to be optimistic.

October 13, 2019 06:20 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Slowed by knee issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders was forced out of Sunday's game against the Titans with a knee injury, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

Though Sanders wasn't listed with a designation on the Broncos' final injury report of the week, he was limited at practice Wednesday and Friday, so it's possible that he's aggravated the issue that led to those limitations. Prior to his exit from Sunday's contest, Sanders caught one pass (on three targets) for zero yards.

October 10, 2019 06:48 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Full go Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (knee) was a full participant at Thursday's practice, Mike Klis of NBC 9News Denver reports.

Sanders was limited at Wednesday's session but now looks on track to play Sunday against the Titans, barring a setback. Through five games, Sanders has been effective when targeted, recording at least 80 yards in every game in which he has drawn more than five looks. Unfortunately, in the two games that Sanders received five or less targets he caught three passes combined, giving him a boom-or-bust outlook at this point in the season. He will look to put forth a strong showing against a Titans defense that ranks tenth in the NFL in passing yards allowed per game.

October 10, 2019 12:40 AM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Listed as limited Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (knee) was one of nine players the Broncos listed as limited at Wednesday's practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

The same applies to fellow wideout Courtland Sutton (lower leg), though at this stage there's nothing to suggest that either player is in danger of missing Sunday's game against the Titans. More of a concern for those who roster Sanders is that his production has been up and down over his last four outings. In Week 5, the 32-year-old hauled in his only target for nine yards.

October 7, 2019 07:04 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Held to single catch
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders caught his lone target for a nine-yard gain during Sunday's 20-13 win over the Chargers.

Sanders' Jekyll-and-Hyde season continued as he posted 10 yards or fewer for the second time this season. He has gone for at least 85 yards in his other three contests. Head coach Vic Fangio pointed out that Sanders still managed to help the offense with a drawn pass-interference call and noted that, after the first quarter, the offense as a whole went into a lull. Sanders has shown that he can still put up quality numbers, but the overall inconsistency of the offense and emergence of sophomore Courtland Sutton -- who has three touchdowns over his last two games -- should create a little pause before starting the veteran against a tough Titans defense.

October 3, 2019 02:24 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Set for full practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (quadriceps) said he'll be a full participant in Thursday's practice, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports.

Sanders was slowed late in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Jaguars with a quadriceps contusion and was limited Wednesday in the Broncos' first practice of Week 5 as a result. After reporting back to work Thursday, Sanders noted that his quad is feeling better, so he'll step up his activity and erase any lingering concern about his availability for this weekend's game against the Chargers. Though Sanders is still less than a year removed from undergoing Achilles' surgery, the 32-year-old has been productive as ever through four games, accruing 23 receptions for 298 yards and two scores.

October 2, 2019 06:56 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Listed as limited Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (quad) was limited at practice Wednesday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.

Per Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com, Sanders dealt with a quadriceps contusion in Sunday's loss to the Jaguars, but the wideout suggested Tuesday that he's "good" now. His limited participation Wednesday suggests that the issue still requires some maintenance, but we'd be surprised if Sanders wasn't available Sunday against the Chargers.

October 1, 2019 10:32 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Tending to bruised quad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders dealt with a quadriceps contusion during Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Jaguars, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

Sanders played his typical allotment of snaps en route to five catches (on nine targets) for 104 yards. Still, he relayed that the quad issue was the reason he awkwardly went to the ground near the end of the game, and afterward he "was struggling to put on my shoes." Sanders added that he's "good" as of Tuesday, but his listing on Wednesday's injury report will be one to monitor.

September 29, 2019 09:04 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Tops 100 yards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders hauled five of nine targets for 104 yards in Week 4 against the Jaguars.

Sanders led the team in yards and tied a team high with nine targets. He connected with Joe Flacco on several big receptions of 13, 39, 16 and 27 yards, another clear indication that the pair have developed rapport. As a result, Sanders has now recorded at least 85 yards in three of four contests, made particularly impressive by the fact that he's returning from an Achillies injury in December of 2018. He'll look to continue his strong 2019 campaign in Week 5 in a matchup against the Chargers.

September 27, 2019 06:40 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Rids himself of injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (quadriceps) doesn't have a designation for Sunday's game versus the Jaguars, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

Despite limited listings on the first two Week 4 injury reports, Sanders has been cleared to operate as normal Sunday. While he slowed down a bit this past weekend in Green Bay -- two catches for 10 yards -- he showed that he still has it in the Broncos' first two contests, logging 16 combined receptions (on 20 targets) for 184 yards and two TDs.

September 26, 2019 06:16 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Another limited practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (quadriceps) remained limited at practice Thursday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

That's two straight limited sessions for Sanders, though so far we've heard nothing to suggest that his Week 4 availability is in danger. We'll circle back on the wideout's status Friday to see if the Broncos list him as questionable for Sunday's 4:25 ET kickoff against the Jaguars, or remove him from the team's Week 4 injury report entirely.

September 26, 2019 12:32 AM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Dealing with quad issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders (quadriceps) was limited at practice Wednesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

Sanders was on the field for 79 percent of the Broncos' snaps on offense in Week 3's loss to the Packers but was held to just two catches on five targets for 10 yards in the contest. Prior to that, Sanders has turned in back-to-back strong fantasy efforts, and assuming his quad issue is nothing major, he'll look to rebound this weekend against a Jacksonville defense that's been sturdy over the last couple of weeks.

September 22, 2019 07:12 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Frustrated after 10-yard game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders caught two of four passes for 10 yards during Sunday's 27-16 loss in Green Bay. He voiced his displeasure after the game, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

It was a rough game for Sanders as, per head coach Vic Fangio, Green Bay played a ton of sub-packages -- daring Denver to run. The results were not great for Sanders, though he did have back-to-back games with at least 85 yards and a touchdown heading into Sunday. The veteran is frustrated after a series of tough losses, but he'll have to focus to rebound against a swarming Jacksonville defense.

September 15, 2019 09:08 PM
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders: Scores again in Week 2 loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sanders caught 11 of 13 targets for 98 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 16-14 loss to the Bears. He also caught a two-point conversion.

The veteran receiver was once again Joe Flacco's top option in the passing game, with no other Denver player catching more than five passes. Sanders is clearly fully recovered from last year's Achilles injury, and while he hasn't topped 1,000 yards in a season since 2016, the 32-year-old is well on his way to getting there again.

Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
19/9/19OAK586531
29/15/19CHI1198211
39/22/19GB21060
49/29/19JAC5104390
510/6/19LAC1990
610/13/19TEN1000
710/17/19KC560160
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
810/27/19@ IND1:00 pm
911/3/19CLE4:25 pm
Bye: Week 10
1111/17/19@ MIN1:00 pm
1211/24/19@ BUF1:00 pm
1312/1/19LAC4:25 pm
1412/8/19@ HOU1:00 pm
1512/15/19@ KC1:00 pm
1612/22/19DET
1712/29/19OAK4:25 pm
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2010Pittsburgh Steelers1312837613.43526018
2011Pittsburgh Steelers1102228813.13224017
2012Pittsburgh Steelers1674462614.237111031
2013Pittsburgh Steelers16106774011.055612337
2014Denver Broncos1616101140413.948924469
2015Denver Broncos151576113514.975612651
2016Denver Broncos161679103213.164512250
2017Denver Broncos12114755511.838211030
2018Denver Broncos12127186812.264413437
2019Denver Broncos773036712.25325117
TOTAL13495565739113.1753911020357
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2010Pittsburgh Steelers13100---0000
2011Pittsburgh Steelers11000---0000
2012Pittsburgh Steelers167144.04000
2013Pittsburgh Steelers161012525.025011
2014Denver Broncos16168445.513003
2015Denver Broncos15153299.724011
2016Denver Broncos1616144.04000
2017Denver Broncos121100---0000
2018Denver Broncos121245313.335112
2019Denver Broncos7700---0000
TOTAL13495181598.835137
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2010Pittsburgh Steelers13100---0---0000/000---
2011Pittsburgh Steelers11011100.01515.0015000/000118.8
2012Pittsburgh Steelers16700---0---0001/700---
2013Pittsburgh Steelers161000---0---0000/000---
2014Denver Broncos161600---0---0000/000---
2015Denver Broncos151500---0---0000/000---
2016Denver Broncos161600---0---0000/000---
2017Denver Broncos121100---0---0000/000---
2018Denver Broncos121211100.02828.0028100/010158.3
2019Denver Broncos7700---0---0000/000---
TOTAL1349522100.04321.5028101/710158.3
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2010Pittsburgh Steelers132562825.14802
2011Pittsburgh Steelers1159318.62500
2012Pittsburgh Steelers1612727.02700
2013Pittsburgh Steelers161026826.84602
2014Denver Broncos1635418.02200
2015Denver Broncos1511313.01300
2016Denver Broncos1600---000
2017Denver Broncos1200---000
2018Denver Broncos1200---000
2019Denver Broncos700---000
TOTAL13445108324.14804
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
2010Pittsburgh Steelers13416015.03801
2011Pittsburgh Steelers1130227.31000
2012Pittsburgh Steelers16999310.36301
2013Pittsburgh Steelers16000---000
2014Denver Broncos16111111.01100
2015Denver Broncos1517201036.11400
2016Denver Broncos16000---000
2017Denver Broncos1220-2-1.0300
2018Denver Broncos12000---000
2019Denver Broncos7000---000
TOTAL13436312878.06302
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2010Pittsburgh Steelers13106.040000.0000
2011Pittsburgh Steelers1121.010000.0000
2012Pittsburgh Steelers1611.000000.0000
2013Pittsburgh Steelers1633.000000.0000
2014Denver Broncos1611.000000.0000
2015Denver Broncos1544.000000.0000
2016Denver Broncos1611.000000.0000
2017Denver Broncos1222.000000.0000
2018Denver Broncos1200.000000.0000
2019Denver Broncos711.000000.0000
TOTAL1342520.050000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2010Pittsburgh Steelers1321100000
2011Pittsburgh Steelers1100001010
2012Pittsburgh Steelers1632000000
2013Pittsburgh Steelers1610010010
2014Denver Broncos1610000000
2015Denver Broncos1522000000
2016Denver Broncos1610010010
2017Denver Broncos1200000000
2018Denver Broncos1210000000
2019Denver Broncos700000000
TOTAL134115121030
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/180
Birthdate:
3/17/1987
Age:
32
Hometown:
Bellville, TX, USA
School:
SMU
NFL Experience:
10
Awards: