New York Jets Daily, 12/8/17: Robby Anderson hurt, Muhammad Wilkerson done
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The feel-good stories are over for New York Jets star Muhammad Wilkerson. Plus Robby Anderson gets hurt in practice.

It was a story written by Hollywood for Muhammad Wilkerson. Born and raised New Jersey kid gets drafted in the first round by his hometown team, the New York Jets. Rises to superstardom and gets a mega contract.

Then the clock hit midnight and Cinderella turned back into a groveling peon.

It’s a disappointing story for a guy who was supposed to be an elite homegrown talent. Instead, his lazy ass just shows up late for meetings and is on cruise control after getting paid.

On the opposite side of the fence sits Robby Anderson, a guy who has worked for everything he’s got. A former undrafted free agent out of Temple, Anderson has had to fight, scratch and earn his role on the team.

He’s on a bit of a hot streak: six straight games with at least one touchdown and/or 100-plus receiving yards. As a matter of fact, here are his totals for the season: 49 receptions, 821 yards, seven touchdowns.

Anderson has proven to be more than just a deep threat for the Jets this season. But that hot streak may be at its wit’s end with the latest news.

I’ve spoken to a few people familiar with the situation and it seems like his status is more up in the air as opposed to okay. It’ll definitely be a storyline to keep an eye on as the Jets approach this week’s road game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Which speaking of…

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  • New York Jets receiving tandem: once unwanted, now unstoppable (Rich Cimini of ESPN New York)

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