Show Navigation
Show Menu

Shark Bites

The 49ers on Tuesday reached a deal with WR Mohamed Sanu. The former Falcon spent 2016 with Niners HC Kyle Shanahan as his OC in Atlanta. Sanu failed to make the Patriots' regular-season roster this year, though, just months after New England traded a 2nd-round pick to acquire him. That suggests we shouldn't expect a whole lot from the veteran wideout. His signing follows WR Deebo Samuel landing on IR. Shanahan has said, however, that he'll "be surprised" if rookie WR Brandon Aiyuk isn't ready to play in Week 2.

Recent Shark Bites

Buffalo
12:03pm EDT 3/27/21

The 49ers signed WR Mohamed Sanu to a 1-year deal. The 31-year-old totaled just 17 catches across 10 outings with San Francisco and Detroit this past season. But he'd tallied 59+ grabs in each of the previous 4 years -- and even cost the Patriots a 2nd-round pick in a trade back in 2019. We'll see how much gas is left in Sanu's tank this summer. The 'Niners are thin at WR behind Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk, so there's a chance for Sanu to win the #3 WR job.

The Patriots are releasing WR Mohamed Sanu, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It seems like a surprise, but ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss had projected less than a day earlier that Sanu would miss the 53-man roster. It officially makes New England's trade for the wideout last year an awful move. We'll see if Sanu lands elsewhere, but he's certainly not worth clinging to in any format. Sanu's departure leaves more room for WRs such as Damiere Byrd and Gunner Olszewski.

Patriots WRs Mohamed Sanu (ankle) and Phillip Dorsett (concussion) are active for tonight’s game against the Texans. Dorsett should be a full-go after clearing the protocol on Wednesday. Sanu comes with a bit more risk, although he did put in 3 limited practices this week.

Patriots WRs Mohamed Sanu (ankle) and Phillip Dorsett (concussion) are listed as questionable for Sunday night’s game against the Texans. Both guys were limited in practice all week. Sanu is reportedly dealing with a high-ankle sprain, so consider him no better than 50/50 for this one. Dorsett said Wednesday that he cleared the concussion protocol, but the fact that he remained limited all week is slightly concerning. We’ll look for updates on both guys Sunday morning.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport hears that Patriots WR Mohamed Sanu's injured ankle has "improved rapidly," giving him a "slim chance" to play against the Cowboys today. Rapoport adds that Sanu would be "extremely limited" if he ends up active. Avoid him in Week 12 fantasy lineups.

Related Fantasy Football

Podcast: Week 3 FanDuel 9-25-21

Podcast: Week 3 FanDuel 9-25-21

3:25pm EDT 9/25/21

Lamar or not to Lamar? That is but the 1st question we're pondering to open this week's DFS slate for FanDuel.

Read More »
Podcast: Week 3 DraftKings 9-25-21

Podcast: Week 3 DraftKings 9-25-21

3:05pm EDT 9/25/21

How many Lions is too many Lions for a DFS lineup? We might just reach that answer ... but there's a lot more to discuss on the way ...

Read More »
Premium Content Premium ContentWeek 3 FanDuel Cash-Game Picks

Week 3 FanDuel Cash-Game Picks

8:20am EDT 9/25/21

The top plays at every position for your Week 3 FanDuel cash games.

Read More »
Premium Content Premium ContentWeek 3 FanDuel Tournament Picks

Week 3 FanDuel Tournament Picks

10:11pm EDT 9/24/21

Load up on guys from the Bucs-Rams game in FanDuel tournament lineups this week.

Read More »
Premium Content Premium ContentWeek 3 DraftKings Tournament Picks

Week 3 DraftKings Tournament Picks

9:54pm EDT 9/24/21

It's been a disappointing start for Josh Allen and the Bills passing game ... which makes it a perfect Week 3 DraftKings tournament play.

Read More »
Premium Content Premium ContentWeek 3 DraftKings Cash-Game Picks

Week 3 DraftKings Cash-Game Picks

11:26am EDT 9/24/21

Justin Fields is a great salary saver in Week 3 DraftKings cash games. But where should we use those savings to pay up?

Read More »
Podcast: Week 3 Preview 9-23-21

Podcast: Week 3 Preview 9-23-21

2:15pm EDT 9/23/21

Is it bounce-back week for Robert Woods or Saquon Barkley? Will we get a full Odell Beckham Jr.? There's lots to to break down for fantasy football in NFL Week 3.

Read More »

Dominate your Fantasy League with

the Ultimate Tool Stack

In the heat of a draft, you want as much intel as possible. The key is integrating that into one simple, powerful tool.

Dominate your Fantasy League with

the Ultimate Tool Stack

In the heat of a draft, you want as much intel as possible. The key is integrating that into one simple, powerful tool.
3D Projections

3D Projections

3D Projections: True Dimension of Every Player’s Potential

Based on our award-winning projections, an axis of data points give insights far deeper than a ranking

View Our Accuracy Awards View Our Accuracy Awards »

Advice Draft Strategy

Advice That’s Actionable on Draft Day

Round-by-Round Draft Strategy Guides, Sleepers, Undervalued Players, Busts and Handcuffs

3D Projections

Draft War Room

Draft War Room: Intel Turned Into Killer Picks

Command your entire draft with a dynamic tool synced to your league. Updating and adapting in real time.

3D Projections

Keep Dominating Throughout The Season

Quickly find the free-agent gems, pull the trigger on the perfect trade & make the right start/sit decisions.

Keep Dominating
Draft Sharks

$6/month thereafter, billed semi-annually, one-click cancel anytime.

Turn your phone into a draft weapon with our FREE APP

Download on the App Store Download on Google Play