Emmanuel Sanders Fantasy Predictions, Rankings, & Odds: Week 17 Saints vs Panthers

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on December 30, 2020

The New Orleans Saints (11-4) and the Carolina Panthers (5-10) play on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Bank of America Stadium in a battle of NFC South foes.

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Week 17 Projections

Emmanuel Sanders is projected to score 8.5 fantasy points in Week 17 against Carolina. The Panthers are the 17th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and ninth-ranked against wide receivers. Sanders ranks 24th among receivers for the upcoming week, fantasy owners should consider him a good play at WR this week. The Panthers surrender 254.9 passing yards a game, giving them the 17th-ranked passing defense in the league.

Receiver Projected Fantasy Ranks for Week 17
Rank Name Week 17 Projected Fantasy Points
1 Davante Adams 14.7
2 Tyreek Hill 14.6
3 Calvin Ridley 12.8
23 Antonio Brown 8.6
24 Emmanuel Sanders 8.5
25 Tyler Lockett 8.5
25 Tee Higgins 8.5

Projected fantasy points and data in this article reflect data from SportsData.io as of December 28, 2020, 6:20 AM ET.

Season Fantasy Ranking

Sanders is the 133rd-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, ranking 27 spots lower than his average draft position of 106. He goes into the matchup as the 58th-ranked wide receiver, six spots lower than his No. 52 ADP among WRs. This season Sanders has picked up 663 yards on 52 receptions while scoring four touchdowns.

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Emmanuel Sanders Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 MIN 30 9.5
15 KC 3 7.6
14 PHI 17 10.8
13 ATL 29 3.9
12 DEN 14 0.4
11 ATL 30 6.6
10 SF 14 0.5
9 TB 8 9.8
8 CHI 3 0
7 CAR 2 0
5 LAC 14 12.2
4 DET 24 9.3
3 GB 27 11.6
2 LV 27 1.8
1 TB 31 (2019) 7.5

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