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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

QB issues could put Panthers RBs in ‘double trouble’

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
The "Double Trouble" duo of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart are widely considered one of the league's best RB tandems, but rough times could be on the horizon.

Clausen to start in Week Three

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Rookie Jimmy Clausen will start for the Panthers in Week Three, replacing Matt Moore.

Freeman, Bucs beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 178 yards and two TDs as the Bucs improved to 2-0 after a divisional win vs. the Panthers.

Panthers' Clausen likely to get needed prep time

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
The expected return to action of Panthers QB Matt Moore following a concussion is good news for rookie Jimmy Clausen, who isn't ready to take over the starting job, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers downgrade WR LaFell to questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Panthers downgraded rookie WR Brandon LaFell from probable to questionable for their Week Two game against the Buccaneers because of a sore hamstring.

Johnson rises to top of Panthers' DT heap

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Former Colt Ed Johnson probably wouldn't be a starter on most teams, but he has surprised some observers by rising to the top of the Panthers' unimpressive pack at D-tackle.

Panthers' Moore practices following concussion

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore, who left Sunday's loss to the Giants with a concussion, was back on the practice field on Wednesday.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Report: Moore expected to return to practice, start Sunday

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore is expected to return to practice this week and should start Sunday after sustaining a concussion in the season opener.

Panthers swap kickoff specialists

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Panthers brought back kickoff specialist Rhys Lloyd after his replacement, Todd Carter, was injured Sunday against the Giants.

If cleared, QB Moore will start for Panthers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore may have suffered a concussion in Week One, but he'll be the team's starter in Week Two if he's cleared to play.

Giants' defense makes marked improvement

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Giants' defense — which gave up 427 points a year ago — appeared markedly improved in its first contest under new coordinator Perry Fewell.

Panthers’ supposed strengths looked like weaknesses in Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Panthers were awful at the things they have done well in the past — running the ball, protecting the quarterback — in their loss to the Giants.

Nicks' big day leads Giants to 31-18 win over Panthers

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The New York Giants opened their new $1.6 billion home by beating the Carolina Panthers 31-18 with a big second half.

Panthers WR Smith regains captain status

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Some expected the Panthers to make QB Matt Moore one of the offensive captains in a show of support before his first opening-day start, but the team voted for WR Steve Smith and OLT Jordan Gross.

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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