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Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson - #3 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 06/15/1983
Birthplace Portland, OR
College Oregon State
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 39th pick by Ravens

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
118.8 58 0

Cowboys sign LB Connor

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' busy offseason continues, as they have signed former Panthers unrestricted free-agent LB Dan Connor.

Panthers cut P Baker

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers have released P Jason Baker in an effort to create more salary cap space and improve the position.

Panthers re-sign OG Hangartner, release Wharton

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to a three-year contract with OG Geoff Hangartner and released OG Travelle Wharton.

Panthers sign PK Medlock

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed PK Justin Medlock on Wednesday and waived PK Adi Kunalic.

Tough time to be a Saints fan

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Saints' season ended with a feeling of woulda, shoulda, coulda. This next one is likely to begin with a sense of serious regret over the past.

Panthers' Rivera will be more hands-on with defense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Last season was a rough one for the Panthers' defense, which ranked 28th in yards allowed and 27th in points allowed.

First-round draft order set as Dolphins, Chiefs win coin flips

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Two coin flips this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis determined the official order of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Panthers sign DE-OLB Tucker

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DE-OLB Jyles Tucker to a one-year deal, Tucker's agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Panthers re-sign two players

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed LS J.J. Jansen and LB Jason Phillips.

Chudzinski, Panthers able to move forward together

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The filling of the last remaining NFL head-coaching vacancy Thursday was welcomed news for the Panthers.

Newton, Peppers added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton and Bears DE Julius Peppers were named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday.

Panthers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have a number of questions about the Panthers.  

Panthers' Smith gave Newton advice for offseason

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith likes Cam Newton's attitude and work ethic, but he won't speculate on how much Newton will improve next season.

Newton chosen as Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton shattered even the highest expectations in his first season, and he capped it off with the PFW/PFWA award as the league's top rookie.

Panthers hire Wilks as secondary coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired away Chargers DB coach Steve Wilks to be the team's new secondary coach/passing-defense coordinator on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
Anderson says he has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the Carolina Panthers as Cam Newton's backup. Anderson says he will sign the contract later Wednesday. Financial details were not disclosed.||||||| Anderson told The Associated Press he's "excited to come back be a part of such a great locker room." He says Carolina is a team "on the rise" and though the Panthers "have some work to do ... we feel like we ended on a high note last season."
Posted March 14, 2012
Anderson says he's agreed to a one-year contract to remain with Carolina. He would not disclose the financial terms of the deal.||||||| Anderson says he likes the progress the Panthers showed in 2011 under first-year coach Ron Rivera and that he's "just excited to get back and build on the success that we had last season." The 28-year-old Anderson is expected again to backup Cam Newton, who was named the Associated Press' offensive rookie of the year last season.
Posted Dec. 09, 2010
Anderson sat out practice again Thursday because he had not been cleared to participate after a concussion sidelined him late in Sunday's 19-6 loss to St. Louis.||||||| That left rookie John Skelton and newly signed Richard Bartel as the only quarterbacks to practice.
Posted Dec. 06, 2010
Anderson was 7 for 20 for 93 yards and one interception Sunday in a 19-6 loss to St. Louis.||||||| Anderson could lose his starting job to untested rookie John Skelton. Fantasy owners should stay tuned.
Posted Dec. 01, 2010
Anderson has apologized for his Monday night post-game tirade. "My mom and dad didn't raise me to act like that in times of adversity," he said. The quarterback's rant, now a nationwide Internet spectacle, came after a series of questions from a reporter about why Anderson was smiling with teammate Deuce Lutui on the sidelines while the Cardinals were trailing by 18 points late in the game.||||||| Anderson was low-key and contrite as he opened his weekly news conference on Wednesday. "Let's try to do this in a manner that doesn't end up all over the YouTube, if we can," he said. " ... Obviously I was very frustrated by what had happened during the game, and I let my emotions get away from me."

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