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Emmanuel Sanders on Denver Broncos: ‘Why Can’t We Do It Again’

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The Denver Broncos are fresh off of winning Super Bowl 50 last year and are hoping to make a run at another title this season. Emmanuel Sanders and the Broncos’ offense may take a hit with Peyton Manning retiring and Brock Osweiler leaving for the Houston Texans in free agency. During an interview with Sirius NFL Radio, Sanders made it ...

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Emmanuel Sanders: ‘I put this entire game on my back’

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The Denver Broncos held the Oakland Raiders to just 126 yards from scrimmage on Sunday, yet the Broncos still lost, 15-12 to their longtime arch-rivals. “It’s very frustrating. It’s upsetting. All those things,” linebacker Brandon Marshall said. “It’s definitely something that puts a bad taste in your mouth.” The Broncos had four drives in the first half that got inside the Raiders’ ...

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Emmanuel Sanders on Patriots: ‘They cheated and shouldn’t be a champion’

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders doesn’t think the New England Patriots shoud be the Super Bowl champions. “Am I mad about Deflategate?” Sanders said, via 9 News, at the Ed McCaffrey 14th Annual Football Camp for kids aged 8 to 15 at Valor Christian High School. “I feel like I’m on ESPN with that question. … Yeah, yeah, I’m kind ...

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Denver Broncos: New role for Emmanuel Sanders

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With Wes Welker gone and Demaryius Thomas franchise tender still unsigned, Emmanuel Sanders is now the veteran leader for the Denver Broncos wide receiver group. “That’s my focus, even starting today when we were working out, just taking the young guys,” Sanders said, via the team’s website. “Not only serious, but also loosening the young guys up. “I think sometimes as ...

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Broncos injury updates: Emmanuel Sanders, Julius Thomas

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was cleared for physical activity Thursday afternoon and returned to practice Friday.  But tight end Julius Thomas, recovering from a left ankle injury, was a limited participant during the open part of Friday’s workout. Thomas is questionable for Sunday. “We said, ‘limited,’ but it was probably closer to ‘did not participate,'” said head coach John Fox, ...

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Broncos injuries: Emmanuel Sanders, Julius Thomas and Montee Ball

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The Denver Broncos injury news could have been a lot worse following their 22-7 loss to the St. Louis Rams. Running back Montee Ball re-strained the groin that he first injured in Week 5 against the Arizona Cardinals, tight end Julius Thomas suffered a sprained ankle and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will go through the post-concussion protocol. Thomas said he is ...

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Emmanuel Sanders wanted to sign with Patriots

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The Denver Broncos are extremely happy with their signing of Emmanuel Sanders this past offseason, but Sanders didn’t originally want to sign with the Broncos. According to a report CSN New England, Sanders originally wanted to sign with the New England Patriots in the offseason, but no deal presented itself. From CSN New England: “Emmanuel loved it there. He said, ‘Give me ...

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Broncos hold Emmanuel Sanders out of practice Friday

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders was held out of Friday’s morning practice with a thigh injury. Sanders played 20 snaps in last week’s preseason opener against the Seattle Seahawks, but is a question mark heading into Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Sanders sat out Monday’s practice, but participated in Tuesday’s and Thursday’s work. “I don’t know, we just take it one day ...

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Ben Roethlisberger on Emmanuel Sanders comments: ‘It hurt’

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Emmanuel Sanders comments “hurt.” “Whether he meant it or not, it hurt in a sense that I tried so hard to keep him here last year and was always supporting him,” Roethlisberger said. “When he was down in practice, I always talked to him. When he had ...

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Emmanuel Sanders doesn’t regret saying Peyton is a better leader than Ben

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is standing by what he said last month when he called Peyton Manning a better leader than his former quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “I have not one regret. If I said it then I meant it,” Sanders said on NFL Network, via ProFootballTalk. Sanders made it clear that he was not trying to disrespect Roethlisberger. ...

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