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Pittsburgh Steelers

Emmanuel Sanders

Emmanuel Sanders - #88 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 180 lbs.
Birthday 03/17/1987
Birthplace Bellville, TX
College Southern Methodist
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 18th pick by Steelers


Rec Yds TD
44 626 1

Steelers WR Sanders plans to fight league fine

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders plans to contest the $15,000 penalty he received from the league for a supposedly fake injury.

NFL fines Steelers, WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury against the Bengals.

Steelers' formula has a familiar, old-time feel

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
A punishing defense. A strong running game. A deep bench. The 2012 Steelers have operated from an old, successful blueprint of late.

Steelers WR Sanders out; Ward to return

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The Steelers will be without WR Emmanuel Sanders for the next few games but will have Hines Ward returning to the lineup.

Steelers WR Sanders out longer than expected

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders' surgically repaired left foot is healing more slowly than expected and he will be out for another three weeks.

Elusiveness a primary goal for Steelers' Sanders

Posted May 27, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
One of Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders' goals for 2011 can be boiled down to three letters oh-so-important to those who play his position: "YAC," or yards after catch. 

Report: Steelers WRs Ward, Sanders to undergo surgery

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Steelers WRs Hines Ward and Emmanuel Sanders will undergo surgery following their Super Bowl loss to the Packers.

Steelers WR Sanders sidelined with foot injury

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders was declared out of the second half of Super Bowl XLV after injuring his foot in the second quarter.

Steelers' depth a strength

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
One of the Steelers' distinguishing traits this season has been the depth of contributions they have received from throughout the roster.  

Miller, Sanders key targets for Roethlisberger

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
As the Steelers used their passing game to get the jump on the hapless Panthers in a 27-3 victory in Week 16, two of QB Ben Roethlisberger's favorite targets were an old reliable one (TE Heath Miller) and young ...

Future looks bright for Steelers WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Rookie Emmanuel Sanders has emerged as the Steelers' No. 3 receiver and is starting to deliver on the promise he showed throughout the summer.

Fujita signing pays off handsomely for Browns

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Offseason free-agent addition Scott Fujita has been one of the Browns' better defensive players this season despite a shift to a different scheme, according to AFC North Whispers.

Steelers sign WR Sanders, two other picks

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signings of three draft picks — WR Emmanuel Sanders, LB Stevenson Sylvester and RB Jonathan Dwyer — on Tuesday.


Posted March 12, 2013
The Steelers made a qualifying offer to Sanders.||||||| Sanders will move to the team's No. 2 receiving spot if free agent Mike Wallace leaves.
Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Sanders sustained a rib injury before halftime of Sunday's game against Dallas.||||||| He was on the sideline in the second half, but hadn't been back in the game.
Posted Nov. 09, 2012
The NFL has levied $50,000 in fines to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Sanders for faking an injury during an Oct. 21 game in Cincinnati.||||||| Sanders was fined $15,000 and the organization $35,000. Sanders grabbed the back of his leg and collapsed to the ground during the fourth quarter of Pittsburgh's 24-17 win. NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson handed out the discipline after meeting with Sanders last week.
Posted Oct. 31, 2012
Sanders says he's going to meet with NFL officials to discuss his fourth-quarter leg cramp in a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals earlier this month.||||||| Sanders maintains he did nothing wrong when he suddenly dropped to the ground with the Steelers nursing a seven-point lead. Officials stopped play after Sanders laid down on the turf and television announcers suggested the third-year receiver was faking it so Pittsburgh could avoid using a timeout. He says the cramp was sudden but disappeared quickly after receiving medical attention.
Posted Jan. 09, 2012
Sanders had six catches for 81 yards in Sunday's 29-23 OT loss at Denver.||||||| Sanders stepped up a day in which Pro Bowler Mike Wallace was blanketed by Denver.