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Niner Nation Sep 20, 2020
49ers vs. Jets inactives: Garland, Aiyuk, and Sanu are all active

49ers vs. Jets inactives: Garland, Aiyuk, and Sanu are all active

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/ McKivitz is up while Compton is a healthy scratch. Kentavius Street is active as well Late Saturday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that the Niners would have two wide receivers to assist Jimmy Garoppolo against the Jets. Newly signed Mohamed Sanu and rookie Brandon Aiyuk. Sanu has only had a walkthrough practice, but he’s a veteran. Garoppolo seemed to have good chemistry instantaneously with Emmanuel Sanders last year, so perhaps the same will be true with Sanu? Let’s hope so. Aiyuk and Garoppolo were on the same page right away...
Niner Nation Sep 18, 2020
49ers officially sign WR Mohamed Sanu to a one-year deal

49ers officially sign WR Mohamed Sanu to a one-year deal

Richie James Jr. was placed on the injured reserve The San Francisco 49ers today announced they had signed WR Mohamed Sanu to a one-year deal. Sanu, who signed a one-year deal worth about $1.125 million, per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Sanu gets a $137,500 bonus — half now, half after five weeks. To make room on the roster, the team placed WR Richie James on the Injured Reserve List. James is eligible to be designated for return following the team’s fourth game of the season. The Cincinnati Bengals originally drafted Sanu (6-2, 210) in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2012 NFL...
Niner Nation Sep 17, 2020
Garoppolo on Sanu: I’ve heard tremendous things from all the coaches, so we’re excited to get him in here

Garoppolo on Sanu: I’ve heard tremendous things from all the coaches, so we’re excited to get him in here

Photo by Ezra Shaw/ The Niners QB spoke about the team’s new wide receiver, as well as his Week 1 play San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo spoke to the media ahead of Wednesday’s practice to discuss his Week 1 performance, how he could improve moving forward, and much more. How familiar are you with former New England Patriots WR Mohamed Sanu and what do you think he can bring to the wide receiver core? “I’ve seen a lot of tape on him, just from watching [head coach] Kyle’s [Shanahan] offense in the past and things that he’s done in it. Heard tremendous things...
Niner Nation Sep 17, 2020
Shanahan: Sunday did not have to do with our rust

Shanahan: Sunday did not have to do with our rust

Photo by Ezra Shaw/ The Niners head coach spoke to the media on Wednesday San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke to the media Wednesday to discuss some injury updates, as well as how soon Mohamed Sanu will be able to suit up. Opening comments: “Injuries likely for today at practice: we’ve got [WR] Richie James, hamstring strain. [TE George] Kittle, knee sprain. [CB Jason] Verrett, same thing with his hamstring strain and [CB Ahkello] Witherspoon’s in the concussion protocol. As you guys saw, [CB Richard] Sherm was placed on IR. Go ahead.” Can you explain what...

Kyle Shanahan talks about addition of Mohamed Sanu

At a news conference on Sept. 16, 2020, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan talked about signing veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to a one-year deal. …
Niner Nation Sep 16, 2020
Stats & Eggs: 49ers add WR not named Odell Beckahm Jr.

Stats & Eggs: 49ers add WR not named Odell Beckahm Jr.

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Everything you need to know in less than 5 minutes Here’s the September 16th edition of Stats & Eggs, a quick, daily update of everything going on with the San Francisco 49ers, hosted by yours truly. In today’s episode, the 49ers add a wide receiver from a team for which Kyle Shanahan used to work. Unfortunately for some fans, it’s Mohamed Sanu instead of Odell Beckham Jr. Plus, things don’t work out with the Niners and pass rusher Ziggy Ansah, and how an injury to Michael Thomas could impact the Niners down the road. For this and more 49ers...
Niner Nation Sep 16, 2020
Golden Nuggets: What are your expectations for Sanu?

Golden Nuggets: What are your expectations for Sanu?

Photo by Todd Kirkland/Icon Sportswire via Your daily San Francisco 49ers links for Wednesday, September 16, 2020 The San Francisco 49ers did practice Tuesday, but they still were in the news as the Niners signed veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu. O.J. Simpson upset by Jimmy Garoppolo’s poor play in 49ers’ Week 1 loss “I love my 49ers but Jimmy G, I don’t know what’s going on with you,” Simpson said. “I’ve just gotten over you missing [Emmanuel] Sanders for what should have been a Super Bowl-winning catch, but I watch you in the fourth quarter. Come on, you had a guy...
Pats Pulpit Sep 16, 2020
Former Patriots wide receiver Mohamed Sanu has found a new home

Former Patriots wide receiver Mohamed Sanu has found a new home

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Related: Patriots reportedly releasing veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu Despite spending a second-round draft pick to bring him aboard via trade last season, the New England Patriots decided to part ways with Mohamed Sanu earlier this month. Two weeks later, the veteran wide receiver has found a new home: according to his agent, Mike McCarthy, Sanu has signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. Sanu’s tenure in New England was off to a hot start. After being used in a rotational capacity in his first game and catching a pair of passes for 23...
Golden Gate Sports Sep 15, 2020

49ers sign Mohamed Sanu to bolster wide receiver depth

The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to bolster their depth. The San Francisco 49ers have decided to add some veteran depth to their wide receiver room in the form of Mohamed Sanu. In what should come as surprise to nobody, the 49ers felt the need to add a veteran wide receiver […] 49ers sign Mohamed Sanu to bolster wide receiver depth - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Veteran Mohamed Sanu joining the 49ers to add depth at wide receiver

Short on pass catching depth due to injuries, the 49ers have reportedly brought in a veteran wide receiver to lend a hand — or in this case, hands. San Francisco …
ClutchPoints Sep 15, 2020
49ers news: San Francisco signs former Patriots, Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu

49ers news: San Francisco signs former Patriots, Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu

The San Francisco 49ers have signed former New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, adding yet another stop to the well-traveled receiver’s career. Sanu, who also played with the Cincinnati Bengals, will pack his bags for the NFC West. His agent confirmed the story, as reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter: 49ers are […] The post 49ers news: San Francisco signs former Patriots, Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Niner Nation Sep 15, 2020
49ers sign WR Mohamed Sanu

49ers sign WR Mohamed Sanu

sPhoto by Kevin C. Cox/ Kyle gets his guy Per his agent, the San Francisco 49ers are signing wide receiver Mohamed Sanu. Kyle Shanahan hinted at the signing on Monday, and a day later, the team pulls it off. We’ve discussed Sanu a few times within the past month. Sanu is due to arrive in Santa Clara tonight, per his agent. He’d likely begin his COVID testing tonight and might be able to take the field for the first time Friday. Then it’s on a plane — to his home state of New Jersey. Sanu’s best seasons came when Kyle was his play-caller. No, I don’t mean just looking at raw...

49ers mailbag: Will the defense slow Murray? Will Mohamed Sanu be signed?

Does it feel weird to anyone else that football season is upon us? Maybe the canceled preseason caused us to miss the tease that starts our collective football engines. But …
The Falcoholic Sep 8, 2020
Why Mohamed Sanu is unlikely to sign before Week 1

Why Mohamed Sanu is unlikely to sign before Week 1

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The veteran wide receiver was let go from the New England Patriots during cutdowns. The Falcons shook things up in 2019 when they traded wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to the New England Patriots for a second-round pick. Sanu had carved out a role as a possession receiver with notable blocking abilities, frequently making those tough catches in traffic. While the compensation was obviously too much for the Falcons to pass up for a player they could not afford in 2020, it was clear the team believed Calvin Ridley deserved a bigger role, while other players like...
NESN.com Sep 4, 2020

Cam Newton Surprised, ‘Struck’ By Mohamed Sanu Release

FOXBORO, Mass. — Cam Newton didn’t see the New England Patriots’ first big roster cut coming. The Patriots quarterback said he was surprised this week to see the team release veteran receiver Mohamed Sanu, with whom he’d formed a bond since signing with New England in July. “Mo, he was really the first person that […] The post Cam Newton Surprised, ‘Struck’ By Mohamed Sanu Release appeared first on NESN.com.

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