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This is a 2018 photo of Emmanuel Sanders of the Denver Broncos NFL football team. This image reflects the  active roster as of Tuesday, June 12, 2018 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide receiver

#10

Experience: 9 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 31

Weight: 180 lbs

College: Southern Methodist

2018 SEASON

  • REC
    46
  • YDS
    603
  • AVG
    13.11
  • TDS
    3

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
7 @Cardinals W 45 - 10 6 102 17 64 1
6 Rams L 20 - 23 7 115 16.4 43 1
5 @Jets L 16 - 34 9 72 8 13 0
4 Chiefs L 23 - 27 5 45 9 17 0 1 18 18 18 0
3 @Ravens L 14 - 27 5 38 7.6 9 0 1 35 35 35 1
2 Raiders W 20 - 19 4 96 24 23 0
1 Seahawks W 27 - 24 10 135 13.5 43 1

Career Stats

WR TE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2010 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 1 28 376 13.4 35 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2011 Pittsburgh Steelers 11 0 22 288 13.1 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 7 44 626 14.2 37 1 1 4 4 4 0 3 2
2013 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 10 67 740 11 55 6 1 25 25 25 0 1 0
2014 Denver Broncos 16 16 101 1404 13.9 48 9 8 44 5.5 13 0 1 0
2015 Denver Broncos 15 15 76 1135 14.9 75 6 3 29 9.7 24 0 2 2
2016 Denver Broncos 16 16 79 1032 13.1 64 5 1 4 4 4 0 1 0
2017 Denver Broncos 12 11 47 555 11.8 38 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Denver Broncos 7 7 46 603 13.11 64 3 2 53 26.5 35 1
TOTAL 122 83 510 6759 13.17 75 36 16 159 8.3 35 1 10 5

Biography

SANDERS AT A GLANCE:

  • A ninth-year wide receiver who saw action in 115 regular-season games (76 starts) and eight postseason contests (4 starts) during his first eight NFL seasons with Pittsburgh (2010-13) and Denver (2014-17), totaling 464 receptions for 6,156 yards (13.3 avg.) with 33 touchdowns during that span.
  • Caught 47 passes for 555 yards (11.8 avg.) with two touchdowns in 12 games played (11 starts) in 2017.
  • Recorded three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons during his first three years with Denver (2014-16), registering 14 100-yard receiving games, 20 touchdowns and 34 catches of 25-plus yards during that span. 
  • Teamed with Demaryius Thomas to become just the seventh pair of teammates with three consecutive 1,000-yards receiving seasons (2014-16). 
  • Earned his second career Pro Bowl nod in 2016 after totaling 79 catches for 1,032 yards with five touchdowns. 
  • Finished second on the Broncos with 76 receptions for 1,135 yards (14.9 avg.) and six touchdowns in the 2015 regular season in addition to ranking second among all NFL players with 230 yards on 16 catches in the postseason.
  • Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection following his initial season with the Broncos in 2014 after ranking fifth in the NFL in receptions (101) and receiving yards (1,404)—figures that ranked fifth and fourth, respectively, in league history among players with a new team.
  • Combined with Thomas (111-1,619) to record the most receiving yards (3,023) and tie for the most receptions (212) by an offensive tandem in the NFL in 2014—marking the second time a pair of Broncos teammates posted 100-plus receptions in the same season.
  • Owns 1,083 career kickoff return yards on 45 attempts (24.1 avg.) and is one of just four NFL players since he entered the league in 2010 to post at least 3,000 yards receiving and 1,000 yards on kickoff returns.
  • Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week during his rookie season in 2010 after posting two kickoff returns of 35-plus yards, including a 37-yarder that set up the Steelers’ game-winning field goal at Miami (10/24/10).
  • Finished his collegiate career at Southern Methodist University as the school’s all-time leader in career receptions (235), receiving yards (3,791), receiving touchdowns (34) and 100-yard receiving games (16).
  • Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent (Pittsburgh) on March 16, 2014.
  • Selected by Pittsburgh in the third round (82nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Pittsburgh as a draft choice 6/14/10; Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent 3/16/14.

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