The New Orleans Saints have had plenty of impressive veteran wide receivers over the past handful of seasons. WR Emmanuel Sanders belongs in that category. Sanders only spent one season in New Orleans, but the city and team felt his impact. He announced his retirement today.
Coaches and players always raved about his work ethic and demeanor. No one could ever doubt his leadership.
Emmanuel Sanders has announced he has retired from the NFL and will retire as a Bronco.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 7, 2022
Sanders recorded 61 receptions for 726 yards and five touchdowns in his season with the Saints. He was a key cog on offense for the offense in 2020.