Emmanuel Sanders

Emmanuel Sanders

Emmanuel Sanders Player Overview

He's got a rap sheet of 14 documented injuries since coming into the NFL in 2010... but hasn't missed a game since 2011. Sanders' list of ailments includes injuries from his shoulder, ribs, knees, hamstrings and ankles. And, of course, the obligatory concussion injury. He's likely to get hurt in 2017. The only question is: Will it impact his playing time?


Chance of Injury in 2018: question mark 36.5%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 2.8%
Projected Games missed for 2018: question mark 0.7
Durability: question mark 11

Medium Risk


Emmanuel Sanders Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 15, 2015 NFL Hand Finger Sprain/Pull Unspecified After spraining his finger, Sanders was ruled out for a week's action.
Nov 8, 2015 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Sanders suffered a minor ankle sprain which he was unaffected by.
Oct 18, 2015 NFL Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Sanders sprained his A/C joint in his left shoulder but was able to play through the injury.
Aug 6, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Sanders pulled his hamstring and missed 2 weeks of the preseason plus all 4 preseason games.
Nov 16, 2014 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Sanders got a concussion after he took a huge hit in Week 11 and had to be carried off the field. He was able to make it back the following week.
Nov 2, 2014 NFL Chest Rib Bruise Sanders was taken out of the game after taking a big hit. He was examined and diagnosed with a bruised rib then returned to the game.
Aug 4, 2014 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Sanders suffered a minor knee strain and was unaffected by the injury.
Aug 4, 2014 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Sanders suffered a minor knee strain and was unaffected by the injury.
Dec 22, 2013 NFL Knee Patella Sprain Sanders left the Week 16 matchup at halftime with a patella sprain and missed the remainder of the game but was able to return to practice accordingly.
Dec 16, 2012 NFL Chest Rib Fracture Sanders cracked his rib in Week 15 and left the game in the 3rd quarter. He did not miss the following week's game though.
Dec 13, 2011 NFL Pedal Foot Sanders injured his foot in December forcing him to miss two games and required surgery in the offseason.
Oct 30, 2011 NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Sanders tore his meniscus in the third quarter against the Pats and was carted of the field. He didn't return for another 3 weeks.
Aug 1, 2011 NFL Pedal Foot 3 preseason games missed- this is just another surgery related to broken foot from last season
Feb 6, 2011 NFL Pedal Foot Fracture Sanders sustained a fractured left foot against the Packers and left the game right before halftime and didn't return. He had multiple surgeries in the offseason but was healthy by the following year.
Sep 15, 2010 NFL Leg Thigh Bruise Sanders sustained a bad thigh bruise and was sidelined for the next 3 weeks.