15 Facts About Emmanuel Sanders

1. Emmanuel Sanders started the season off strong with 10 receptions for 135 yards and a touchdown in a victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

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2. Emmanuel Sanders was ranked 74th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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3. Emmanuel Sanders was signed to replace Eric Decker, who departed for the New York Jets in free agency.

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4. Emmanuel Sanders finished his last season with the Pittsburgh Steelers with 67 receptions for 740 receiving yards and six touchdowns in 16 games and ten starts.

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5. Emmanuel Sanders became a free agent after 2013 and was a highly sought after player.

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6. On March 15, 2013, Emmanuel Sanders attended a private visit with the New England Patriots and received an offer sheet.

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7. Emmanuel Sanders entered camp as the third wide receiver on the depth chart, but began competing to be a starting wide receiver after Mike Wallace held out due to his contract.

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8. Emmanuel Sanders missed the next two consecutive games after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

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9. Emmanuel Sanders was named the fourth wide receiver on the depth chart to begin the regular season, behind Hines Ward, Mike Wallace, and Antonio Brown.

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10. Emmanuel Sanders entered training camp competing against Antonio Brown and Antwaan Randle El for the No 3 wide receiver position.

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11. Emmanuel Sanders was immediately carted off the field and was unable to return.

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12. Emmanuel Sanders missed the next three games as a healthy scratch after the Steelers' coaching staff elected to use Antonio Brown instead due to his added special teams abilities.

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13. Emmanuel Sanders was the seventh wide receiver selected and was the first of two wide receivers the Steelers selected in 2010, along with Antonio Brown.

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14. Emmanuel Sanders was awarded All-Conference honors his final two seasons.

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15. Emmanuel Sanders played college football at SMU, and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

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