Dolphins sign WR Chosen Anderson, Broward product formerly known as Robbie Anderson

Chosen Anderson, the NFL wide receiver and Broward County product formerly known as Robbie Anderson, is signing with the Miami Dolphins, he announced on Instagram Saturday night and a league source confirmed.

Anderson, a South Plantation High graduate, became available following his release from the Arizona Cardinals on March 8. Splitting time between Arizona and the Carolina Panthers in 2022 after a trade on Oct. 17, he totaled 20 receptions for 282 yards.

Anderson has been a productive NFL receiver during seven professional seasons out of Temple. He has 375 career receptions for him for 4,956 yards and 27 touchdowns, spending his first four seasons with the New York Jets. Anderson set a career high of 1,096 receiving yards in 2020, his first with the Panthers.

Anderson, a 6-foot-3 pass-catching target, provides a larger-bodied receiver for complement the Dolphins’ star receiving duo of Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle while possessing its own speed.

Miami, which is also trying to develop 2022 fourth-round pick Erik Ezukanma, could be looking for a trade partner for Cedrick Wilson Jr. In the past month, the Dolphins added slot receiver Braxton Berrios in free agency while bring back river cracraft.

Anderson legally changed his first name to Chosen this offseason. A year earlier, he changed the spelling of his first name from Robby to Robbie.

In 2018, Anderson was arrested in Davie when police said he was speeding, driving recklessly and threatened an officer. In 2017, Anderson was loaded with resisting arrest and obstruction of justice after police say he fought with security officers after they asked him to leave a Miami music festival.

The Cardinals saved $12 million in cap space by releasing Anderson in March.


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