New York Jets – Defensive Lineman Henry Anderson
The New York Jets had a tough 2018 season as their rebuild did not show an early promise. However, they did find talent that will be beneficial to them over the next several seasons. Most of those players were on the defensive side of the ball.
The Jets made a solid deal last off-season when they traded a seventh round draft selection for defensive lineman Henry Anderson. Although he was acquired for a low draft selection, Anderson became a key member of the Jets defense.
The 27-year-old played in all 16 games for the Jets, but started in only three games. However, Anderson played extremely well, compiling 35 total tackles, seven tackles for loss, seven sacks, and 16 quarterback hits.
Anderson thrived in New York’s 3-4 defense after struggling in a 4-3 front with the Indianapolis Colts. But with his size and the right coaching, Anderson should be able to move into playing as a three-tech defensive tackle and continue to have success.
Anderson is a pass rushing specialist and would fit well next to Larry Ogunjobi with the Browns. And Anderson could perform even better by having a bigger role in a defense. But with the Jets having plenty of cap space, they will likely try to do whatever they can to bring Anderson back.
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