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Robby Anderson Dares to Poke the Pats and Claims Stephon Gilmore Gets Away With a Lot of Holds

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 25: Stephon Gilmore #24 of the New England Patriots intercepts a pass intended for Robby Anderson #11 of the New York Jets during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 25, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
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The New York Jets' 2019 season has gotten off to a disastrous start, as they are down two quarterbacks. Sam Darnold was diagnosed with mononucleosis and backup Trevor Siemian suffered a season-ending ankle injury during New York's Week 2 game against the Cleveland Browns. Now, they have to play the AFC East kings, the New England Patriots on Sunday.

With the Patriots having the Jets' number in recent years, that didn't stop receiver Robby Anderson from poking the bear. When asked about facing off against top corner Stephon Gilmore, Anderson says he's one of the best cornerbacks in the game...but gets away with plenty of holds.

Anderson wasn't the only receiver to share those exact sentiments. Former Jets receiver Brandon Marshall backed him up, with a simple tweet of "facts."

Regardless of how he feels about Gilmore's coverage skills, Anderson and the Jets will have their work cut out for them. Anderson will have to catch passes from third-string quarterback Luke Falk, as they await for Darnold's return, potentially coming after the team's Week 4 bye week.

After these comments, Gilmore may be extra motivated heading into Sunday afternoon's game, which could come back to haunt Robby Anderson.