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Robby Anderson injury update: How to handle the Jets WR vs. the Bills

Gang Green’s No. 1 receiver is dealing with a calf injury. Here’s how that affects your fantasy decisions this week.

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson reaches for what would be an incomplete pass against the Kansas City Chiefs at MetLife Stadium. Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images

The New York Jets No. 1 wide receiver, Robby Anderson, is listed as questionable on this week’s official injury report. He was limited in practice all week with a calf injury, but head coach Adam Gase said that Anderson would play this week against the Buffalo Bills.

Slowly but surely, the Jets look like they’ve finally found some stability on offense. The offseason acquisition of Le’Veon Bell and continued growth from second-year quarterback Sam Darnold should help the team score points this season. Anderson is a big part of that progress, too. An undrafted free agent from Temple, who joined the team in 2016, he came out of nowhere to post nearly 600 yards in just eight starts that season. He topped 900 in his second season. Not a bad first two years, especially when you consider he had Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh McCown throwing him the ball.

Last year, he emerged as Darnold’s go-to guy in the passing game, posting 336 yards and three touchdowns over the last four weeks of the season.

Fantasy impact: Anderson should be a productive part of your fantasy lineup this season, but he still might be better off on the bench this week. Even though he is going to play, he’ll be dealing with cornerback Tre’Davious White this week. His DK salary is $5,200 this week, and you can find better options in the same price range.