6 Carolina Panthers players whose stock is way up in 2020

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Robby Anderson – Carolina Panthers WR

Robby Anderson was seen as a deep threat only when the Carolina Panthers gave the wide receiver a two-year, $20 million deal to reunite the player with his former college coach in Matt Rhule and officially end his nightmare with the New York Jets. This was a signing that paid off in no uncertain terms and has seen the speedster reach heights few expected.

Anderson started off the 2020 campaign like a house on fire. Although things have leveled off since he is almost certainly going to pass 1,000-yards receiving for the first time in his career and has demonstrated a surprising ability to impact the passing game all over the field.

One of the more eye-catching elements of Anderson’s game is his ability to get open quickly off the line of scrimmage. His downfield threat is still there, but one only has to look at the other areas he is making a difference to come to the conclusion that he was being used in the wrong way at MetLife Stadium.

He isn’t alone in that regard.

Of all the free-agent signings made by the Panthers during the offseason, Anderson has arguably been the most impressive. He has made a significant contribution to a passing attack that is loaded with playmakers and there is every chance the player could get even better with a less disrupted preparation period in 2021.