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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 spins: Backup QBs Orton, Carr and Anderson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
The Cowboys, Giants and Panthers have their backup QBs in place, but should fantasy owners even care? William Del Pilar breaks it down. 

Panthers prepared to be patient with Newton

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
It's expected that head coach Ron Rivera will stick with Cam Newton through thick and thin during his rookie season.

Singletary trying to rein in his emotions

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
Known for his outbursts on the sideline and in the locker room, 49ers head coach has been trying to keep a calmer demeanor lately, according to NFC West Whispers.

Skelton gets the nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt named John Skelton the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

QB burnout absolutely killing lowly Cardinals

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
With their quarterbacks dropping like flies, the Cardinals aren’t exactly sure where to turn in a season that is now assured of being the worst in the Ken Whisenhunt regime.

Rams get to .500 with 19-6 win over Cardinals

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Steven Jackson rushed for 102 yards, including 27 on the game's lone TD, and St. Louis sent Arizona to its seventh loss in a row 19-6 on Sunday.

More injuries for Cardinals QBs

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' quarterback shuffle continued in Sunday's loss to the Rams when emergency third-QB John Skelton had to play.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Double whammy in desert for Niners, Cardinals

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
There's no denying the ramifications resulting from the Niners' 27-6 lopsided Monday-night victory over the Cardinals, as San Francisco lost RB Frank Gore for the rest of the season with a fractured right hip and Cardinals QB Derek Anderson ...

Cardinals QB Anderson to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson will get the start for Arizona this week, replacing rookie Max Hall.

Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

Hall passes test, cleared to practice

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall passed neurological tests on Tuesday and is cleared to practice. PFW correspondent Kent Somers is reporting that if practice goes well, Hall will start Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Hall will remain Cards QB if healthy

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is sticking with rookie QB Max Hall as the team's starter, assuming Hall is healthy.

Hall leaves Cardinals game with 'a blow to the head'

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall left the team's game in the third quarter after taking "a blow to the head" after a blindside sack by Seattle DE Chris Clemons, according to the team.

Report: QB Hall to replace Anderson

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie QB Max Hall will replace Derek Anderson as the Cardinals' starting quarterback this weekend.

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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