Emmanuel Sanders RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers should remember Emmanuel Sanders when weighing decision on Maurkice Pouncey

    Behind The Steel Curtain "This time last year, the Steelers were pondering whether or not to accept a third round pick from the Patriots in place of Emmanuel Sanders (who would become an unrestricted free-agent just months later). The Patriots signed Sanders to an offer sheet in April of 2013, but Pittsburgh was set on..." April 14

  • Emmanuel Sanders agrees to join Denver Broncos

    NFL.com "The wide receiver market is dwindling by the hour, with Emmanuel Sanders the next intriguing name to come to terms. He's especially intriguing because of where he's going. Sanders is the latest free-agent prize of the Denver Broncos, NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Saturday, per a Broncos..." March 17

  • Riley Cooper extension sets a market for Emmanuel Sanders

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The 2010 NFL Draft class products Sanders and Cooper compare well to each other in some areas, enough to think Cooper's 5-year, $25 million ($8 million guaranteed) could be a good starting point for the pending Steelers free agent. The Philadelphia Eagles signed pending free agent Riley Cooper..." February 28

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    Liz Mullen @SBJLizMullen

    NFL free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders has left his agent Jordan Woy.

  • Jets interested in wide receivers Jeremy Maclin, Emmanuel Sanders

    New York Daily News "Two months after the Jets’ celebratory locker room scene in Miami punctuated Rex Ryan's return for at least one more season, the team's brain trust has started targeting free agents to upgrade a lackluster offense. The Daily News has learned that the Jets covet free agent wide receivers Jeremy..." February 07

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    Scott Brown @ScottBrown_ESPN

    OLB Jason Worilds (abdomen), WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee), LB Terence Garvin (knee) and G David DeCastro (back) did not pactice for Steelers.

  • Emmanuel Sanders questionable

    ESPN.com "Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and linebacker Terence Garvin may play Sunday despite sustaining knee injuries that knocked each out of the Steelers' 38-31 win Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Sanders did not play in the second half after scoring a touchdown and setting up a field goal with..." December 24

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    Pete Dougherty @PeteDougherty

    Matthews now declared out, thumb, Steelers' WR Sanders (knee) also out.

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    Mark Kaboly @MarkKaboly_Trib

    Emmanuel Sanders said his foot is fine and will play. Said it was just stepped on

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Sounds like #Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders, who left yesterday’s win with a foot injury, will be OK. Source indicates nothing major.

  • Receiver Sanders: Steelers will not be bullied by Lions

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Massive fines and penalties, an intimidation factor, a reputation for nastiness. Not surprisingly, they are becoming known — wrongly or not — as the NFL's dirtiest defense. A few years ago, it was the Steelers. Now it's the Lions. The Steelers (3-6) meet the league's new bullies Sunday, and..." November 15

  • Steelers' Sanders faces uncertain future

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "With the Steelers off to an 0-4 start wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders doesn't appear nearly as concerned about his future as he was when training camp began nearly three months ago. Sanders began the season with the intent of proving he's among the NFL's elite pass-catchers. He wasn't willing to..." October 06

  • Steelers receiver Sanders insists he is concentrating on performance

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Emmanuel Sanders swears he does not think about his contract situation does not wonder where he will be next season and will not hold back because of fear of injury. "I'm excited about the new opportunity just to be a starting wide receiver in this league" the fourth-year pro said. He will..." August 03

  • Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders has chance to cash in

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Emmanuel Sanders lined up in Mike Wallace's old spot during the first week of offseason team practices. Barring an injury, the wide receiver will line up there as the starter in the Sept. 8 opener against Tennessee. And if Sanders can produce the way Wallace did, he can cash in during..." May 26

  • Agent: Sanders may opt to play out year with Steelers then sign elsewhere

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The New England Patriots weren't the only ones to offer Emmanuel Sanders a contract in free agency, and the Steelers might not be able to keep the wide receiver beyond the 2013 season. "We had several teams make offers in free agency so we know there are teams who really like Emmanuel," Jordan..." April 15

  • Steelers foil Pats’ Emmanuel Sanders bid

    Boston Herald "The Pittsburgh Steelers foiled the Patriots’ recent bid to make an upgrade at wide receiver, matching the Pats’ offer sheet yesterday to retain restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders. The Patriots’ $2.5 million offer seemed modest Wednesday, and that ultimately proved to be the case when the..." April 15

  • Steelers match Patriots' offer for Emmanuel Sanders

    USA Today "About six hours before the deadline to match the New England Patriots' offer to Emmanuel Sanders, the Pittsburgh Steelers have done just that. The team on Sunday matched the one-year, $2.5 million offer sheet for the restricted free-agent wide receiver, Sanders' agent, Jordan Woy, told USA..." April 14

  • Steelers decision on Sanders will likely come on Monday

    CBSSports.com "The Steelers have not finalized a decision on matching Emmanuel Sanders' offer sheet with New England, according to sources, and the decision will likely to come down to Monday. The team has until Monday to make a final decision with a five-day window to match the $2.5 million offer sheet to..." April 13

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    Jason La Canfora @

    Big Ben has been lobbying hard to retain Sanders, calling coach Mike Tomlin and others on the staff urging them to match the $2.5M offer

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    John Clayton @

    Steelers are 50-50 whether to match Emmanuel Sanders offer sheet. Some in org. want the 3rd round pick. Others want the player.

  • Patriots Submit Offer Sheet to Steelers Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders

    NESN "It’s been nearly a month since the Patriots hosted Emmanuel Sanders on a free-agent visit, but they’ve decided now is the time to strike. The Patriots have offered the wide receiver a one-year deal, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The details of the deal aren’t yet known. Sanders..." April 10

  • Report: Patriots yet to move on WR Sanders

    WEEI Boston "There are conflicting reports about whether the Patriots have made an offer to Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. According to a story on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website posted just after midnight, the Patriots did present an offer to the restricted free agent. However, no major media..." March 16