Saints Beat: WR Emmanuel Sanders could have big impact

It’s quite possible New Orleans Saints receiver Emmanuel Sanders makes the biggest impact of any NFL free agent this year.

Sure, that might sound like hyperbole -- especially since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just added quarterback Tom Brady in the same division. But we’re talking about a Saints team that finished 13-3 in each of the past two seasons. And their lack of go-to receivers behind Michael Thomas was one of the few things holding them back in both playoff exits.

Fantasy Impact: 

The story said Sanders should pick up the offense quickly in New Orleans. ESPN projects Sanders for a line of 56-746-6, while we have him for 67-904-6 line. We also think if he stays healthy he could catch up to 80 passes this season. Right now we rank Sanders 35th among our WRs in PPR league and he's going late in drafts, but there seems to be some potential value there.

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