Jets release Henry Anderson

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The Jets announced they have released veteran defensive lineman Henry Anderson.

The move is not a surprise.

The Jets’ previous regime rewarded Anderson with a three-year, $25.2 million contract after he made seven sacks, 16 quarterback hits and 35 tackles in 2018. Anderson did not live up to it.

The Jets save $8.2 million in cap space by moving on, while Anderson will count only $1.33 million in dead money.

Anderson, 29, appeared in all 16 games last season, starting eight. He made 42 tackles and half a sack.

The Jets acquired Anderson in a 2018 offseason trade with the Colts. He made 102 tackles and 8.5 sacks in his three seasons in New York.

The Colts selected Anderson in the third round in 2015.

Jets release Henry Anderson originally appeared on Pro Football Talk