DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 28: Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu #12 of the Cincinnati Bengals rushes for a touchdown after taking a direct snap at the 6-yard line in the second quarter of a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Photo: Justin Edmonds
Photo: Justin Edmonds

Sanu: ‘I’m not trying to fill anybody’s shoes’

Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, who signed a five-year, $32.5 million deal, doesn’t feel any additional pressure because he’s essentially replacing Roddy White, the franchise all-time leading receiver.

“I don’t see myself as replacing him,” Sanu said Friday. “I’m just coming in and trying to do my best. Be the best me that I can be. I know that I’m very talented, and I know that I can bring something to the table for the Atlanta Falcons.

“I know that the coaches see something in me that they love, and I’ve seen something in the organization that I love, too. I’m just excited to be a part of it. I’m just going to be the best me that I can be. I’m not trying to fill anybody’s shoes. I’m just trying to go out there and be myself.”

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