The Saints didn’t have to work hard to sell wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders on joining the team as a free agent this offseason.
Sanders said in March that he didn’t need to hear from other teams once the Saints offered him a deal because he knew he wanted to play in an offense with quarterback Drew Brees. His feelings about playing with Brees haven’t dimmed in the ensuing months either.
Sanders said that Brees reminds him of Peyton Manning, who was the Broncos quarterback in 2014 when Sanders caught a career-high 101 passes for 1,404 yards and nine touchdowns. Now he and the Saints just...