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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

Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Panthers snap Texans' winning streak

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes, DeAngelo Williams ran for a score and the Panthers ended Houston's seven-game winning streak with a 28-13 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Panthers coalescing around QB Newton

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
Establishing consistency has been a struggle for the Panthers in most areas this season, but not when it comes to backing Cam Newton.

Texans WR Johnson remains out

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson will miss Sunday's game against the Panthers with a hamstring injury. It's the second game in a row he will miss.

PFW exclusive: Team injury rankings

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is one of the most recent key injuries accounted for in PFW's annual in-depth injury analysis for all 32 NFL teams.

PFW 2011 All-Injury team

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson heads up Pro Football Weekly's 2011 All-Injury team.

Panthers sign kicker to compete against Mare

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Olindo Mare struggling, the Panthers added some competition for him Tuesday.

Late heroics by Ryan leads Falcons to win

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan led Atlanta to another comeback victory over the Carolina Panthers, keeping the Falcons in the playoff chase with a 31-23 victory.

DT help will be on Panthers' radar again

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Panthers have lost their top three defensive tackles to injuries after making big changes at the position last offseason.

Newton, Hawthorne and Masthay named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton, Seahawks LB David Hawthorne and Packers P Tim Masthay were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 13.

The First Fifteen: Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Cowboys-Giants could change the tide in the NFC East; the Saints and Packers face unfamiliar AFC foes; and lots more in this early look at Week 14.

Newton sets rushing TD record in Panthers win

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Cam Newton ran for three touchdowns to set the NFL single-season record for rushing TDs by a quarterback, leading the Panthers to a 38-19 rout of the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Bucs QB Freeman out; Johnson to start

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Josh Johnson will get the start.

Panthers' Connor ideal as backup

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Panthers MLB Dan Connor is getting a chance to showcase his ability in the final year of his rookie deal.

Rookie Meter: Newton vs. Dalton

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's stats are gaudy, but Andy Dalton's aren't far off, and Dalton's team is winning. Who gets the nod?

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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