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James Sanders

James Sanders - #39 - S

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 11/11/1983
Birthplace Porterville, CA
College Fresno State
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 4th round, 32nd pick by Patriots

Report: Cardinals sign S Sanders

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Cardinals agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent S James Sanders, according to PFW correspondent and Arizona Republic writer Kent Somers.

S Sanders announces he's signing with Cardinals

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
S James Sanders announced on Wednesday via his Twitter account that he has agreed to terms with the Cardinals.

Potential for big changes in Falcons' secondary

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The heat has been turned up by the Falcons and it's being felt in the team's secondary, we hear.

Falcons add S Sanders

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Patriots S James Sanders Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Patriots cut 11, sign two

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots were busy on Monday, releasing 11 players and signing two free agents.

Report: Patriots to cut S Sanders

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
In a move that caught many off guard, the Patriots reportedly have told SS James Sanders they are releasing him, opening up spots on their depth chart for younger players.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The following players were fined by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 10 games:

Ward's catch streak ends after concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward saw his streak of 186 consecutive games with at least one reception end Sunday night after sustaining a concussion in the first quarter.

Jets set to blitz more often

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With CB Darrelle Revis healthy again and their corners equipped to handle one-on-one coverage, the Jets are prepared to unleash all-out blitzes to pressure opposing quarterbacks, according to AFC East Whispers.

Injuries put Sanders back onto field

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, S James Sanders is the choice.

Patriots SS Meriweather: "I haven't been myself in practice."

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Patriots SS Brandon Meriweather told WEEI in Boston that he has not been himself in practice when asked about not starting for the second straight week.


Posted April 05, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have reached agreement on a one-year contract with Sanders.||||||| The 5-foot-10, 210-pound Sanders played for the New England Patriots for his first six NFL seasons before going to the Atlanta Falcons last year. He appeared in 15 games for the Falcons, six as a starter, with 48 tackles and one fumble recovery.
Posted Aug. 29, 2011
The Patriots released Sanders, who was tied for second on the team with three interceptions last season.||||||| He was due to make a base salary of $2.8 million in 2011. "Tough release there with James Sanders," coach Bill Belichick said in a conference call. "James has been a good guy to have on this team. A hardworking kid. ... He's been a really solid team player for us but we just, part of the move, needed to release people."
Posted March 05, 2009
The New England Patriots re-signed Sanders on Thursday.||||||| Sanders, a fourth-round pick in 2005, has started 36 games over his first four seasons in New England. He has 198 career tackles, five interceptions and a sack.
Posted Dec. 26, 2008
Sanders is questionable with an injury to his abdomen for Sunday's game against Buffalo. The Patriots can win the AFC East with a victory over the Bills and a Miami loss to the New York Jets.|||||||
Posted Dec. 16, 2007
Sanders is inactive for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.||||||| Sanders has 56 tackles, two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 13 games - all starts - this season. He's out with a knee injury.