JOE ANDERSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jets sign 3 draft picks, waive WR Anderson

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets signed cornerback Juston Burris, offensive tackle Brandon Shell and punter Lachlan Edwards, three of their seven draft picks, and waived wide receiver Joe Anderson, who made headlines by standing outside Houston's stadium with a sign looking for an NFL job last season. Burris was a fourth-rounder out of North Carolina State who started...
Via Associated Press
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets sign 7th-rounder Edwards, waive WR Anderson

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed punter Lachlan Edwards, their seventh-round draft pick, and waived wide receiver Joe Anderson, who made headlines by standing outside Houston's stadium with a sign looking for an NFL job last season. Edwards, from Sam Houston State, is the first of the Jets' seven picks to sign. He will compete with fellow Australian Tom Hackett...
Via Associated Press
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Anderson needs a new sign after being waived by Jets

Last year, former Bears wide receiver Joe Anderson was spotted outside of the Texans stadium holding up a sign asking for another shot from an NFL team. Anderson got one a short time later when the Jets signed him to their practice squad in December. He’ll need to either take the sign out of storage…
Via Pro Football Talk
May 05, 2016

Joe Anderson Sign-Holding Stunt Gets Him Practice-Squad Deal With Jets

There are plenty of NFL players signed via unconventional ways these days, from checking in with old coaches on social media to tweeting highlight film at teams to attending open pay-to-play tryouts, but the story of newly-signed New York Jets’ receiver Joe Anderson might be the most unusual yet. Anderson went undrafted out of Texas Southern in 2012, posting 47 receptions for...
Via The Comeback
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The New Way to (Maybe) Get an NFL Tryout

Monte Gaddis and Joe Anderson are not all that different. Both played football for Division I FCS schools in college, Gaddis at Towson, Anderson at Texas Southern. Both went undrafted by the NFL despite stellar college careers. Anderson latched on with the Chicago Bears in 2012, but he spent most of his time on the practice squad. After a groin injury the following season, he bounced...
Via Stack
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Free agent WR Joe Anderson stands outside stadium begging for a job

Joe Anderson, 26, last played in the NFL in 2013 for the Chicago Bears. After going undrafted he was able to latch on with the Bears and play in nine games in 2012-13 before missing 2014 due to injury. Still without a job, Anderson stood outside the Houston Texans’ stadium to prove he’s willing to do anything to get back in the league. He held a sign with several hashtags, but...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL player waits outside Texans' stadium for next opporunity

After failing to catch on with an NFL team since being released 2013, former Chicago Bears receiver Joe Anderson is trying a new way to get noticed.Anderson, who made the Bears roster as an undrafted free agent out of Texans Southern and played in nine games between 2012 and 2013, has taken to holding up a sign outside NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans' in his effort to continue...
Via FOX Sports
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NFL WR takes to streets with sign begging for job

Joseph Anderson played in three games for the Bears in 2012. He also played in six games for Chicago in 2013. He didn't record a catch in either season.However, Anderson believes he deserves a second chance as an NFL wide receiver.Since desperate times call for desperate measures, Anderson, who looks to be in great shape, stood outside the Texans' NRG Stadium on Friday with a cardboard...
Via FOX Sports
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles Release WR Joe Anderson

  Geoff Mosher reports that the Philadelphia Eagles have released WR Joe Anderson. Anderson lasted a little over a month with the Eagles before being cut loose. Anderson, 25, ended his 2013 season with the Bears after they placed him on season-ending injured reserve back in November following abdominal injury. He appeared in six games this past season, but never caught a pass...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Sign Former Bears WR Joe Anderson

The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have signed former Bears WR Joe Anderson on Friday, via Eagles Insider. The deal is most likely a reserve/future signing, but provide confirmation as the news is available. Anderson, 25, ended his 2013 season with the Bears after they placed him on season-ending injured reserve back in November following abdominal injury. He appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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