After a breakout season in the pass-rushing department with seven sacks, Anderson earned a handsome payday and some long-term stability. His usage in 2019 is likely a rotation with Leonard Williams and Steve McLendon again, but Williams could be traded if a long-term extension isn't reached, which would boost Anderson's ceiling even further.
Anderson had four tackles (three solo) and a sack in Sunday's 44-38 overtime loss to the Packers.
Anderson played a season-high 73 defensive snaps Sunday and now has 4.5 sacks in last last three games, after totaling 2.5 sacks through the season's first 12 contests. The 27-year-old was the only Jets defensive end to log more than 30 snaps, partly because Leonard Williams was ejected during the second quarter.
Anderson had four tackles (three solo) and three sacks in Saturday's loss to the Texans.
Anderson played 37 of 53 defensive snaps Saturday and managed to double his season sack total to six. The 27-year-old has taken over primary duties at defensive end over rookie Nathan Shepherd, who Anderson out-snapped 37-10 Week 15.
|2018||New York Jets||16||35||22.0||13||7||0||0||0.0||0||0||4|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2018||New York Jets||16||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|