According to multiple reports, former New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson has agreed to sign with the Carolina Panthers. The contract is believed to be for 2 years and $20 million.
Robby Anderson was an excellent deep threat in the years he played for the Jets. Never quite evolving into a well rounded receiver, Anderson nonetheless became one of the better deep threats in the NFL. His four year Jets career concludes with 207 receptions for 3059 yards and 20 touchdowns. Anderson was an undrafted free agent out of Temple in 2016. He became one of the better undrafted free agents in Jets history.
With most of the top wide receivers now off the board in free agency, Jets GM Joe Douglas now has his work cut out for him to field any kind of decent group of wide receivers for quarterback Sam Darnold to throw to in 2020. Jamison Crowder in the slot is a good player; the rest of the Jets wide receiver group is far from desirable. With an excellent wide receiver group available in this year’s draft, look for Douglas to dip into that resource to begin to fill out the Jets thin wide receiver group.