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Receivers Anderson, Hankerson Seek The Right Fit

Receivers Anderson, Hankerson Seek The Right Fit

Joe Anderson's outside-the-box thinking finally paid off.

The wide receiver was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad Tuesday, about six weeks after he stood outside the Houston Texans' stadium for a few days with a sign asking for an NFL job.

Anderson posted a picture of himself holding a piece of cardboard box with the words "Not homeless … but STARVING for success" on Instagram that quickly went viral. He also wrote on the sign in black marker: "Will Run Routes 4 Food" and added the hashtags: Whateverittakes, UnderDog, Hungry and IBelieve.

He practiced with the Jets on Tuesday, rejoining former Chicago teammate and fellow wide receiver...