The Panthers giving WR Robby Anderson $12M in year one helped land the former Jets wide receiver. Anderson ends up with his old college coach, Matt Rhule. Anderson stepped onto the field in 16 games for the previous season. His caught pass percentage for this past season was 54.2% and he got there by hauling in 52 of the 96 passes that went his way. He totaled 779 for the prior year and had an average of 15.0 yards per reception. In the previous season, Anderson grabbed 5 TDs and his longest catch of the season was 92 yards. Anderson accounted for 25.0% of the receiving output for the New York Jets, compiling 779 yards last season.
— NFL (@NFL) March 24, 2020
Former Jets’ WR Robby Anderson is signing a two-year, $20 million deal including $12 million in year one with the Carolina Panthers, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 24, 2020
One player who might be impacted by this move is D.J. Moore. As a percentage of the Carolina Panthers 3,650 total yards through the air last year, Moore accounted for 32.2% of the receivers output. Moore (4 TD’s) compiled an average of 78.3 yards per contest receiving and he averaged 5.8 catches per game. His longest reception last season went for 52 yds and he was able to haul in 64.4% of the balls thrown in his direction. He snatched 87 passes (15th in the NFL) which means he averages 13.5 yards per reception.