Another wide receiver from the incredibly thin 2016 free agent class is off the market.
According to Peter Schrager of FOX Sports, former Cincinnati Bengals receiver Mohamed Sanu has agreed to a contract with the Atlanta Falcons. The terms of the deal, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, are five years for $32.5 million. The contract also includes $14 million in fully guaranteed money.
Mohamed Sanu has agreed to terms with the Atlanta Falcons, per his agent Mike McCartney. @NFLonFOX
— Peter Schrager (@PSchrags) March 10, 2016
Sanu, a third-round pick in 2012, joins the Falcons after spending the last four seasons with the Bengals. During his time in Cincinnati, Sanu made 152 catches for 1793 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also showcased his ability to throw the ball, which could be something that Falcons coach Dan Quinn could look to utilize with Julio Jones on the roster.
Sanu joins Atlanta as a replacement for the recently released Roddy White. Sanu is expected to be a slot wide receiver with the Falcons, a spot he is best suited for in any offensive system. Sanu joins center Alex Mack as the biggest signings this offseason for a team looking to get back to the playoffs after missing out the last three seasons.
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