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New York also hired Gregg Williams to take over as defensive coordinator. Williams has helped to turn around bad defenses as coordinator in the past, most recently doing so in Cleveland with the Browns. Williams is known for his aggressiveness when it comes to play-calling, as his defenses are always near the top of the league in blitz rate. His style goes hand-in-hand with the signing of Anderson, whose pass-rushing prowess shone in 2018.

Contract Details

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Day by day Information, the Jets re-signed Anderson agreed to a three-year, $25.2 million greenback deal. Anderson will get $17 million in ensures, in accordance with Rich Cimini. The deal has a max worth of $33 million.

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Nationwide Response

The Jets get a C+ for the transfer, merely due to the truth that we don’t know for certain what Anderson is but. Final 12 months was his first 12 months in New York after three in Indianapolis, and it was additionally his first time taking part in 16 video games. Anderson has an damage historical past from his time with the Colts, when he performed 9, 11 and 9 video games in his three years there. Anderson stays a rotational piece with the Jets, and an $8.four million common annual worth is a steep worth to pay for a man who performed simply 60 % of defensive snaps final season.

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However, if his snap rely does improve and he does keep wholesome, the deal can finally get a bump as much as a B. Anderson did lead the Jets with seven sacks final season whereas taking part in such a restricted function. He’s flashed explosive potential and will probably be a seamless slot in Gregg Williams’ blitz-heavy scheme.


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