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Emmanuel Sanders upgraded to full practice Thursday: Fantasy implications

Jason Miller

Emmanuel Sanders got in a full practice on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders (ribs) was upgraded to a full practice on Thursday. Sanders was limited on Wednesday after suffering a cracked rib in Week 15, so this news bodes well for his status in a key showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 16.

Sanders has 41 catches for 585 yards and one touchdown on the season.

Fantasy Impact: It's possible that Sanders' snaps will be limited on Sunday, given the nature of rib injuries. Still, he's not a fantasy option either way. Even at 100%, he's way behind Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown and Heath Miller in the Steelers' passing game.

Sanders can safely be left on the waiver wire for the fantasy championship games.

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