Mohamed Sanu has officially joined Marvin Jones as a former Bengals wide receiver.
The Falcons announced that they signed Sanu on Thursday afternoon. According to multiple reports, it’s a five-year deal for Sanu worth up to $32.5 million with $14 million fully guaranteed.
Sanu, who was ranked as the No. 38 free agent on PFT’s list, gives the Falcons a new receiver to pair with Julio Jones after parting ways with Roddy White this month. Sanu started 27 games for the Bengals in 2013 and 2014, but made only four starts last season. He caught 33 passes for 394 yards and ran for a pair of touchdowns a year after a 56-catch, 790-yard campaign.
Sanu joins center Alex Mack as significant offensive additions to the Falcons after their hopes for the 2015 season faded along with their offense in the middle of the season. After his release, White said he felt offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan “literally cost us two games” with poor coaching and the Falcons likely hope the new faces voice fewer complaints during the 2016 season.