Jets WR Robby Anderson’s felony resisting arrest charge dropped
New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson is set to be let off the hook for his serious legal matter. According to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, Florida prosecutors have decided to drop the Jets wideout’s felony resisting arrest with violence charge from last year.
Ed O’Donnell, Anderson’s attorney, said the charge against his client will be officially dropped soon. Anderson was originally charged with a felony stemming from an incident where he allegedly pushed a police officer after he got into a fight with security at an event in Miami.
Anderson’s problems with the law aren’t completely over just yet, though. He’s still facing a reckless driving charge following his Jan. 19 arrest in Sunrise, Florida. He was initially facing multiple felony charges stemming from that incident, but those have also been dropped.
Anderson had a breakout season for the Jets last season. He appeared in all 16 games, making 63 catches for 941 yards and seven touchdowns as he emerged as the team’s top receiving target.
Despite his recent run-ins with the law, it seems that Anderson will remain with the Jets for this upcoming season. If he does stay on the roster, he’ll be part of a promising receiving corps which also features Jermaine Kearse, Terrelle Pryor, and Quincy Enunwa, who’s set to return after missing all of last year with a neck injury.
The Jets will be hoping Anderson can put his legal troubles behind him, build off of last season’s promising form, and form a good connection with rookie quarterback Sam Darnold.