Jets are reportedly willing to trade Robby Anderson, Leonard Williams
Standing at 1-5, the New York Jets could be sellers during the upcoming NFL trade deadline on Oct. 29 as they look to expand their draft capital for 2020. According to Manish Mehta from New York Daily News, the team is willing to trade wide receiver Robby Anderson and defensive tackle Leonard Williams for the right price.
For the season, Anderson has 17 catches for 266 yards and one touchdown, while Williams has six solo tackles.
Williams was rumored to be on the trading block for quite some time, while Anderson drew attention and offers from teams during last season’s trade deadline.
After an off-season that sparked hope, the Jets have taken a quick fall from grace. They have already started three quarterbacks in six games.
Second-year quarterback Sam Darnold is having a season to forget, missing time early with infectious mononucleosis and having a sound bite of him saying, “I’m seeing ghosts” broadcast on primetime television.
It hasn’t been easy for the New York Jets defense either, losing free agent linebacker C.J. Mosley to an injury early on while giving up more than 30 points in three of its six games.
Putting talented players in Anderson and Williams on the trade block would allow for the Jets to look to the next season as they build upon their draft capital.
When asked by reporters about the potential moves during the trade deadline, head coach Adam Gase said, “as far as possibility of us being active there, I think Joe (Douglas) is always going to be looking to do what is best the organization and best for the team,” per Mehta. “I can’t say one way or the other,” he continued.