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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

Fantasy outlook: Cam Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Should fantasy owners follow Marty Hurney's lead and take a chance on Cam Newton in drafts this year?

Real challenge just beginning for Panthers, Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
We don't know what GM Marty Hurney's legacy will be, but he has chosen one of the most polarizing players in the draft's history to help decide it.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 1

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the first pick in the NFL draft, including QB Sam Bradford by the Rams last year.

Readers believe Panthers will select QB Newton

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The respondents to a PFW poll question asking who Carolina will select with the first overall pick overwhelmingly believe that Auburn QB Cam Newton will be the choice.

Panthers' Smith has cleared out locker, suite

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Prior to NFL teams locking out players from their facilities, Panthers WR Steve Smith cleared out his locker of all his personal belongings at Bank of America Stadium, sources told PFW.

Panthers’ Edwards stands to benefit from clean slate

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
After WR Armanti Edwards' very disappointing rookie season, the Panthers' decision to trade their 2011 second-round pick to take him in the third round last year has been second-guessed.

Reports: Panthers not receiving proposals for No. 1 pick just yet

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Panthers haven't received any trade proposals for the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated Press Thursday and The Charlotte Observer Friday.

Panthers' Hurney struggling to create Newton market

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
It's hard to blame the Panthers for the things that have been out of their control this offseason, but generating more buzz on Cam Newton is something they should be able to do more of.

Mallett canceled meeting with Panthers

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Ryan Mallett chose to cancel his meeting with the Panthers earlier this month, but there are conflicting reports on if the quarterback was actually sick or not.

Green to meet with Panthers on Friday

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Georgia WR A.J. Green is meeting with the Panthers Friday, the receiver told PFW in an interview.

Letter sent to former players detailing NFL's proposal

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and Packers CEO Mark Murphy, both former NFL players, have sent a letter to retired players detailing the league's mid-March proposal to the NFLPA.

Panthers CB Marshall hoping for chance to hit open market

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Panthers could have a very unhappy player on their hands if CB Richard Marshall doesn't get a chance to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Newton has chance to win over undecided Panthers

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
At some point in the not too distant future, the Panthers' decision makers are going to get together and try to have a conversation that results in a clear resolution to the question no one knows the answer to quite ...

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

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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