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New England Patriots
The Patriots have a golden opportunity to not only improve their dwindling wide receiver corps, but also stick it to one of their biggest rivals in the process.
That’s why New England should sign Emmanuel Sanders to a restricted free agent offer sheet, even if it means giving up a third-round pick. In doing so, the Patriots would give themselves a No. 2 wide receiver, while further depleting the Steelers’ skill players. The Dolphins have already taken Pittsburgh’s No. 1 receiver, Mike Wallace, and if Sanders was gone too, that would leave just Antonio Brown, Jerricho Cotchery and Plaxico Burress among Steelers receivers who recorded a reception last season — and yes, Burress is still 35-years-old, he did not get younger over the offseason.
It doesn’t hurt that Sanders is a quality, versatile player, as well. It’s obvious why the Patriots thought highly enough of him to bring him to Foxboro for a visit.
Sanders has served as the Steelers’ slot receiver for the past 2 1/2 seasons. But...
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Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has taken to his Facebook page to discuss his current situation with his fans following his Friday visit with the New England Patriots.
Sanders let his fans know that the Patriots are interested in him and that it's just that at this point.
"I have NOT been offered anything," Sanders writes....
The Pittsburgh Steelers lost the number one receiver on their 2012 depth chart and their leading receiver from the last three years already this off-season in Mike Wallace. Now they may lose the third wide receiver on their depth chart from a year ago.
According to multiple reports on Twitter Steelers’ receiver Emmanuel Sanders has on offer from the New England Patriots. Even so...
One last thought on Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who is visiting the New England Patriots today. I forgot to talk about Sanders' own displacement cost of $1.323 million, which is the original round tender that he is currently wearing.
That $1.323 million essentially becomes free money should Sanders sign an offer sheet with the...
Now that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is busy making a visit to the New England Patriots, several people are wondering if the organization will try to retain their former third round draft pick, should he sign an offer sheet, and if they do, where will the extra cap space come from to do that?
First off all, the Steelers need to deem if...
There have been several reports on Twitter in the last hour that state Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders has received an offer sheet from the New England Patriots.
Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports via Twitter that the Steelers have not be informed that Sanders has been presented an offer sheet by Patriots, let alone signed...
The New England Patriots are reportedly hosting Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders for a visit on Friday and here are some details associated with why they might be doing it, and the options that the Steelers have. The Patriots have five draft picks in 2013 for starters. One in each of the first three rounds and two seventh round picks. The...
According to Josh Alper of Profootballtalk.com, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert hasn’t received an offer sheet from the New England Patriots. Reports are receiver Emmanuel Sander had signed an offer sheet from the Patriots; however, Colbert says no contract has surfaced. The Steelers must receive the offer in order to match the offer or work out the compensation...
Quite a few sites and major media outlets are wearing egg on their face Saturday morning concerning Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders.
Several hours ago we told you that there were conflicting reports from two Steelers beat writers concerning Sanders and an offer sheet. Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Sanders had a...
According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers’ restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders has signed an offer sheet with the New England Patriots.
The Steelers will have five days to match the offer, or else he’ll go to the Patriots in exchange for a third round pick.
Steelers’ wide receiver Antonio Brown hinted on Twitter that Sanders is gone.
Guess AB the...
It was reported that the New England Patriots signed Steelers’ restricted free agent Emmanuel Sanders to an offer sheet. Now that doesn’t seem to be the case.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Patriots haven’t signed Sanders to an offer sheet.
Even though nothing has happened yet, I wouldn’t be surprised if Sanders some how lands in New England.
Emmanuel Sanders signed an offer sheet with the New England Patriots after visiting the team on Friday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.
Restricted free agents like Sanders rarely change teams these days, but the Patriots used some of their salary-cap room to make a front-loaded offer, which Pittsburgh could find tough to match.
Terms of the offer were not disclosed, but...
It seems as if we have conflicting reports about Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who visited with the New England Patriots on Friday.
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Sanders has signed an offer sheet from the Patriots and that the Steelers now have to make a decision as to whether or not they want to match it or receive...
The New England Patriots, as expected, released veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd on Saturday to avoid paying him the $3 million roster bonus that he was due. Lloyd was also scheduled to earn a base salary of $1.9 million in addition to that bonus.
Now that the Patriots have cleared more salary cap room, they could decide to sign Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent Emmanuel...
While there is no indication that the Patriots have dropped their interest in Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, the team has not officially signed him to an offer sheet as of this time, Pittsburgh GM Kevin Colbert said on Sunday, via Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest.
On Saturday morning, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported the team still was mulling...
It’s been reported by numerous outlets today that Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is in Boston today visiting with the New England Patriots. Earlier this week, the Steelers tendered Sanders a lower than expected offer. Should Sanders sign with the Pats or any other team for that matter it would bring the Steelers a third-round compensatory draft pick.