Adam Schefter is reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is visiting the New England Patriots today, and should the Pats sign him to an offer sheet, the Steelers may not have enough cap space to match the offer.
Steelers RFA WR Emmanuel Sanders visiting Patriots today. Pats could sign him to offer sheet that cap-strapped Steelers struggle to match.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2013
This is truly an interesting situation, and we’ll keep you posted with information as it becomes available.
In 16 games (7 starts) in 2012, Sanders had 44 receptions for 626 yards and 1 touchdown.