- Selected by Arizona with their second pick of the third round (100th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft out of Cincinnati. He became just the sixth Bearcat player ever drafted by Arizona, and just the second defensive player.
- Appeared in 13 games (4 starts) as a rookie in 2022 and totaled 23 tackles, three tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, five QB hits, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
- Had a standout performance in the Cardinals victory vs. the Rams in Week 10 last season, finishing with five tackles, a sack, his first career forced fumble, a tackle for loss and a pass defensed. The performance earned him his first career game ball.
- A two-time first-team American Athletic Conference selection (2020-21), Sanders finished the 2021 season with 62 total pressures, which led the AAC.
- In 2020, was a semifinalist for the Bednarik Award as the best defensive player in college football. He finished that season with 31 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks and five passes defensed in just 10 games.
Camp Credentials - Zaven Collins And The Pass Rush
Cardinals insiders Paul Calvisi and Darren Urban analyze Zaven Collins' move to outside linebacker and what the Cardinals will do for their pass rush.
Sanders: 'I Always Try To Make Sure I Step Forward'
OLB Myjai Sanders talks to the press about how much he is learning from veteran players on the team, his relationship with fellow rookie OLB Cameron Thomas and the emotions of playing his first NFL game back in his college town of Cincinnati this week.
Player Bio: Myjai Sanders
Conozca la historia del LB Myjai Sanders y como su familia jugó un papel fundamental para que él lograra alcanzar su sueño en la NFL.
Contrato Firmado = A Trabajar
Después de firmar sus contratos, los novatos del equipo se pusieron el uniforme y comenzaron su nueva etapa como jugadores de la NFL.
With Myjai Sanders Ailing, Cardinals Sign David Anenih
McCoy keeps arm fresh; Gannon happy with playbook retention
New Practice Jerseys, And Camp Practice Aftermath
McCoy practices but does not throw in light workout
Paris Leans Right, And Camp Practice Aftermath
Cardinals have first workout with fans of training camp
Top Questions Heading Into 2023 Training Camp, Part Two
In the spotlight include Baker, the pass rushers, and two first-round picks
Top Takeaways From The Cardinals' 2023 Offseason
Murray's rehab, Collins on the outside and question marks on defense
The Right Advice For Rookie Pass Rusher BJ Ojulari
Sanders, Thomas just went through the same transition a year ago
Myjai Sanders Evolution Showing Cardinals Development On Edge
Rookie comes off best game as team seeks long-term help with pass rush
GM Steve Keim: Patience In Waiting For Top Three Picks
Belief in Kyler Murray unchanged as criticism is floated
For Cardinals' Needy Pass Rush, Dennis Gardeck More Than 'Nice To Have'
Team pinning edge rushing hopes on youth, group effort
Cardinals Plan To Lean On Youth With Pass Rush
Notes: Brown could return next week; First public practice Saturday
Top Questions Heading Into 2022 Training Camp, Part Two
Among those in the spotlight are Markus Golden, Zaven Collins, and Jalen Thompson
Third-round pick Myjai Sanders Signs First NFL Contract
Only third-rounder Cameron Thomas remains unsigned
Cardinals Hope Cameron Thomas, Myjai Sanders Add Up To Sustained Pass Rush
Third-round picks have opportunity with departure of Chandler Jones