Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2010 draft, Sanders was the player expected to eventually take over in the starting lineup for Hines Ward. Injuries have derailed that plan and Antonio Brown, taken in the 6th round in 2010, has laid claim to the starting spot opposite Mike Wallace with Ward now retired. Sanders role in 2012 is yet to be determined as he will either battle Jerricho Cotchery for the 3rd receiver role or for a spot in the starting lineup if Mike Wallace doesn’t sign his restricted free agent tender. Of course, Wallace stands to lose close to $170,000 each week he misses so we expect he will report just prior to Week 1 at the latest. Look for Sanders to nail down the slot receiver role.
Trevor Siemian expected to start-- Sun Dec 11 7:00 am --
All signs point to Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian starting Sunday against the Titans.
Siemian was limited in practice last week with a left foot sprain and initially listed as questionable for the game. Coach Gary Kubiak said that he was encouraged by Siemian's progress and that his game availability would likely be determined after Friday's workout.(Denver Post)
FF Today's Take:With Siemian starting both Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders are in play as WR2s against the Titans today. The Broncos and Titans play early we'll know Siemian's status for sure when inactives come out 90 minutes before kickoff.
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