BREAKING: New Orleans Saints release WR Emmanuel Sanders

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TAMPA, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 08: Emmanuel Sanders #17 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates with Drew Brees #9 after scoring a touchdown during the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on November 08, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)After less than a year in New Orleans, Emmanuel Sanders announced his departure from the Saints.

The wide receiver took to Instagram with a heartfelt post about his time with the Saints.

“New Orleans it’s been real. Sucks we didn’t bring a super bowl to the city which was the goal when I signed but it was a blessing to showcase my talents in front of you guys weekend and week out.”

Sanders signed a two-year, $16 million contract in April of 2020.

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