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Emmanuel Sanders' agent blasted for tactics in signing with Broncos; Chiefs thought they had WR

News services - Updated: March 16, 2014 at 11:23 pm

Free-agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders signed with the Denver Broncos, and a few teams are livid about the way his agent handled his courtship, reports yahoo.com and nfl.com.

According to NFL.com, several teams believe agent Steve Weinberg pulled a few shady moves along the recruiting trail before going to Denver and they are not happy about it. One team official said Sanders' agent broke "every rule in negotiations."

First, the Kansas City Chiefs believed Sanders was signing with them, giving the team a verbal agreement on a deal. Then, Weinberg was accused of offering his client up to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after that, using the Chiefs' deal as leverage.

Read more at yahoo.com

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