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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

Cardinals' QB situation remains in limbo

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday that he is not quite ready yet to make a decision on his starting quarterback this Sunday against the defending Super Bowl-champion Saints.

Whisenhunt not ready to name starting QB

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt told a local radio station it was "premature" to name the team's starting QB for Week Five after Max Hall relieved Derek Anderson yesterday.

Cardinals bench QB Anderson

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Cardinals benched QB Derek Anderson and put in rookie QB Max Hall before halftime of Sunday's Week Four game against the Chargers.

QB controversies already brewing

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
We haven't even gotten through two weeks of the NFL season and there already are QB quandaries arising for several teams.

Fitzgerald not at full strength for Cardinals

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
We’re told it might take a little while before Cardinals star WR Larry Fitzgerald has his act 100 percent together again, both physically and mentally.

Report: Warner plans to stay retired

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
With all of the question marks surrounding the Cardinals' quarterbacks, Kurt Warner isn't coming back, despite requests from his former team.

Cardinals WR Fitzgerald ready for season opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
After WR Larry Fitzgerald's second practice since spraining his right knee, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said his top receiver is "moving along just fine."

Uninspiring presence brings Leinart down in desert

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
More than anything, Matt Leinart's lackluster command in the pocket, as well as in the locker room, was responsible for his fall from grace in Arizona.

Cardinals cut ties with QB Matt Leinart

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Cardinals released QB Matt Leinart, who failed to win the team's starting job this summer.

Report: Cardinals shopping Leinart

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
In what has turned into a very public quarterback battle in Arizona, reports indicate that the Cardinals are now talking with teams about trading QB Matt Leinart.

Cardinals to start Anderson at QB on Saturday

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Derek Anderson will be the starting quarterback in Saturday's preseason game against the Bears.

Bucs playing hardball with OLT Penn

Posted June 13, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Tampa Bay has threatened to reduce its tender offer to unsigned OLT Donald Penn, but, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't have a suitable replacement for him on its roster.

Cardinals appear fully committed to Leinart

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt was dead serious when he went out of his way to give Matt Leinart the strongest of endorsements as the team's starting QB.

Cardinals sign ex-Browns QB Anderson

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that they agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent QB Derek Anderson. Terms were not disclosed.

Browns release QB Anderson

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Browns released QB Derek Anderson on Tuesday, one day after acquiring QB Seneca Wallace from Seattle.

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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