Carolina Panthers large receiver Robbie Anderson tweeted that he is contemplating calling it a profession after six NFL seasons earlier than deleting the tweet a few hours later.
On Saturday morning, Anderson — who lately changed the spelling of his first name from Robby to Robbie — tweeted that he is “thinking bout retiring.”
Anderson, 29, joined the Panthers as a free agent on a two-year, $20 million contract in 2020 and completed his first season with the staff with 95 receptions and 1,096 receiving yards.
Carolina gave Anderson a two-year, $29.5 million extension previous to the 2021 season, however he completed the yr with solely 53 receptions and 519 receiving yards. He was the one participant within the NFL to be focused on greater than 100 passes, however catch fewer than half of them.
It’s not the primary time that Anderson’s social media exercise has garnered headlines this offseason. In April, he made it clear on Instagram that he’s not interested within the concept of the Panthers trading to acquire Baker Mayfield. That got here every week after some believed Anderson called Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold “lame” on Twitter, however the receiver later said his comment wasn’t about Darnold.
In March, there have been experiences that the New England Patriots had been interested in trading for Anderson, however no deal got here to fruition. New England instead acquired DeVante Parker from the Miami Dolphins in April and picked Baylor receiver Tyquan Thornton within the second spherical of the 2022 NFL Draft.