Fantasy Profile: Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Denver Broncos

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Fantasy Profile: Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Denver Broncos

Emmanuel Sanders came to Denver last year after playing in Pittsburgh. He is a lightning fast and versatile weapon for Peyton Manning’s high powered offense. Sanders Shined in the Mile High City. He racked up a gigantic 101 catches for 1404 yards and 9 touchdowns. With those statistics he would easily be the number one receiver for any other team and is a great number one receiver for our fantasy line ups. Yet he is the second option behind Demaryius Thomas and at times last year he performed like one as Thomas stole the show.

Peyton Manning is getting older and slowing down a little. That being mentioned, he is still going to throw the ball a ton in 2015 because he is Peyton frickin Manning. Look for a slight drop in Sanders’ stats in 2015 because Denver will run the ball more this year but don’t worry about him, he is still a great target for your fantasy team in round three that has number one receiver potential.

Year Team G Rec Yds Avg Yds/G Lng TD 20+ 40+ 1st FUM
2014 Denver Broncos 16 101 1,404 13.9 87.8 48 9 24 4 69 1
2013 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 67 740 11 46.2 55T 6 12 3 37 1
2012 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 44 626 14.2 39.1 37 1 11 0 31 2
2011 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 22 288 13.1 26.2 32 2 4 0 17 0
2010 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 28 376 13.4 28.9 35 2 6 0 18 0
TOTAL 72 262 3,434 13.1 47.7 55 20 57 7 172 4

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Main Photo: DENVER, CO – AUGUST 07:  Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders #10 of the Denver Broncos walks the field before a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks  at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on August 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

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