dangolka (CBS) — After being launched by the Patriots forward of the season, Mohamed Sanu has discovered a brand new dwelling. The broad receiver has signed a one-year cope with the San Francisco 49ers, his agent confirmed Tuesday night time.
The Patriots despatched a second-round decide to the Falcons final season for Sanu, however he by no means actually caught on within the New England offense. He caught simply 26 passes on 47 targets for 207 yards and a landing in eight common season video games for the Patriots, and had only one reception within the crew’s loss to the Titans within the wild-card spherical.
An ankle damage he suffered in his third recreation with the crew derailed his season, and Sanu underwent surgical procedure on the ankle over the offseason. He was lower by New England towards the tip of coaching camp.
Sanu is now reunited along with his former offensive coordinator in Atlanta, Kyle Shanahan, who’s on the helm of the 49ers. San Francisco may use one other goal for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, with receivers Deebo Samuel (on IR with a foot damage), Brandon Aiyuk (who missed Week 1 with a hamstring damage) and Jalen Hurd (on IR with a knee damage) all out of the combo. Tight finish George Kittle’s standing for Week 2 can be up within the air after he suffered a knee damage in Week 1.