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Mohamed Sanu | Wide Receiver | #12

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/22/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
College: Rutgers
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (83) / CIN
Contract: view contract details

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Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) returned to a limited practice on Thursday.
That puts him on track to play Sunday against Carolina. Sanu enjoyed a stellar debut in Week 1 but has been limited to six catches for 50 yards over his last two contests. He'll only be a WR4/5 this week. Sep 29 - 1:12 PM

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Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday.

Sanu went through the walkthrough, but didn't do much else. He's day to day.
Sep 28 - 1:18 PM

The Falcons consider Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) day to day.

Sanu may not get in a full practice this week, but ESPN's Ed Werder has reported he will suit up against the Panthers. Playing at less than 100 percent health against a good defense, Sanu will be on the WR4/5 borderline for Week 4.
Sep 27 - 3:24 PM

ESPN's Ed Werder reports Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) is expected to be fine for Week 4.

Sanu missed the second half of Monday's win, but appears to have avoided major injury. Sanu was been a big part of the Falcons' offense through three games, but at less than full health against the Panthers' stout defense, he'll be a low-upside WR4 if he indeed suits up Sunday.
Sep 27 - 1:47 PM

Mohamed Sanu exited Week 3 against the Saints with a shoulder injury.

Prior to leaving just before halftime, Sanu was leading the Falcons with three catches for 31 yards on a team-high four targets. Sanu entered the week with an ankle issue and has battled the injury bug early in the year.
Sep 26 - 9:52 PM

Mohamed Sanu (ankle) has been removed from the injury report.

The Falcons held Sanu back early in the week, but he practiced in full Saturday. His status was never in doubt. Sanu is an intriguing WR3/flex against a Saints secondary that's allowed the third most pass yards in the league.
Sep 24 - 5:32 PM

Mohamed Sanu (ankle) was limited in Friday's practice.

A previous report had Sanu returning to full practice. Either way, he'll be fine for Monday night's Saints matchup. With Julio Jones (calf, ankle) expected to play, Sanu is only a low-end FLEX.
Sep 23 - 5:44 PM

Mohamed Sanu (ankle) returned to a full practice on Friday.

He'll be all systems go for Monday night's showdown with the Saints. Julio Jones (calf, ankle) remains hobbled, increasing Sanu's WR4/flex appeal.
Sep 23 - 1:17 PM

Mohamed Sanu (ankle) didn't practice on Thursday.

Sanu played his normal snaps in Week 2 and should be fine for Monday night's game in New Orleans. The Falcons are likely just managing his reps. Sanu has secured eight-of-13 targets for 99 yards and a touchdown this season and should be on the WR3/4 borderline for Week 3.
Sep 22 - 4:25 PM

Mohamed Sanu caught 3-of-5 targets for 19 yards in the Falcons' Week 2 win over the Raiders.

Sanu's Week 1 was a bit of a tease because 59 of his 80 yards came on a blown coverage by the Bucs. It's notable that Julio Jones could not finish Sunday's game after apparently re-tweaking his troublesome ankle. Normally a WR4, Sanu would become a legitimate WR2 if Jones missed Week 3 at New Orleans.
Sep 18 - 7:47 PM

Mohamed Sanu is not on the Falcons' Week 2 injury report.

Sanu was limited early in the week after tweaking his ankle against the Bucs, but he practiced fully on Friday and will start Sunday against the Raiders.
Sep 16 - 2:55 PM

Mohamed Sanu (ankle) will be limited at Thursday's practice.

Coach Dan Quinn is optimistic Sanu will return to a full practice on Friday. He'll be fine for Sunday's meeting with Oakland. Sanu led Atlanta with 80 receiving yards in last week's opener and should be in the WR3/flex mix for Week 2.
Sep 15 - 1:12 PM

Mohamed Sanu (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

Sanu twisted his ankle in the Week 1 loss to the Bucs, but played through it and should be ready to roll against the Raiders after a 5-80-1 line in the opener.
Sep 14 - 12:52 PM

Mohamed Sanu was seen by reporters "limping heavily" following Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay.

Sanu's injury is not known to be severe and could be normal wear and tear after the first game of the season, but it is still notable for a player coming off a breakout Week 1 performance. Against the Bucs, Sanu turned eight targets into five catches for 80 yards and a touchdown, adding a two-point conversion reception. Sanu's practice reps may be limited ahead of Week 2 at Oakland.
Sep 11 - 6:37 PM

Mohamed Sanu caught 5-of-8 targets for 80 yards and a touchdown, and added a two-point conversion catch in Atlanta's Week 1 loss to Tampa Bay.

Sanu capitalized on a busted coverage for a 59-yard gain early and tacked on a two-point reception following Julio Jones' 25-yard score. For Sanu's fantasy owners, it's worth noting that Julio rolled the ankle he injured in the third preseason game on Sunday. If Julio misses any time this year, Sanu could be promoted to an every-week fantasy WR2. For now, he's a WR3/flex option entering a Week 2 road game in Oakland.
Sep 11 - 5:18 PM

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