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Top Free Agent WR Robby Anderson Makes Decision

Robby Anderson running to the end zone after catching a pass.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 24: Robby Anderson #11 of the New York Jets catches a touchdown pass against the Miami Dolphins during the first half of an NFL game at MetLife Stadium on September 24, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

The 2020 NFL free agency cycle hasn't been kind to wide receivers so far. With the 2020 draft full of legitimate options at the wide receiver position, teams have been apprehensive to spend in free agency.

Over the weekend, the New Orleans Saints landed former San Francisco 49ers wideout Emmanuel Sanders. Arguably the top wide receiver left on the free agent market, Robby Anderson, has a new home as well.

For the New York Jets fans hoping to retain Anderson, they'll be sad to know he's leaving New York and the AFC as a whole. According to multiple reports, Anderson signed with the Carolina Panthers.

ESPN's Adam Schefter revealed the Panthers signed Anderson to a two-year contract worth $20 million. The wide receiver will reportedly earn $12 million in the first season - leaving room for both to move on after the first season.

Here's the news.

Anderson is headed into his fifth season and is coming off of a 2019 campaign in which he posted 52 receptions for 779 yards and five touchdowns.

It was his second-best statistical season after posting 63 receptions for 941 yards and seven touchdowns in 2017.

Anderson reunites with his former head coach at Temple, Matt Rhule - the new head coach of the Carolina Panthers.