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James Anderson

James Anderson - #50 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 09/26/1983
Birthplace Roanoke Rapids, NC
College Virginia Tech
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 3rd round, 24th pick by Panthers

Panthers LB Anderson's great production can mislead

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 3:08 a.m. ET
Despite James Anderson's great production, the Panthers are among the league's lower-ranked defenses vs. the run.

Vikings-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game.

Panthers re-sign LBs Davis and Anderson

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers continue to keep their own in Carolina, agreeing to re-sign LBs Thomas Davis and James Anderson to five-year deals.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Panthers’ shuffling at linebacker likely to resume in offseason

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Some in Charlotte are beginning to look ahead to next season with the Panthers struggling to dig out of a deep hole at 1-7, and one of the questions the team will face in the offseason is what to do ...

LB Anderson excelling for Panthers

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
Fifth-year LB James Anderson is having his best season, according to NFC South Whispers, and is providing one of the few encouraging signs for winless Carolina.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 24, 2013
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with Anderson, the latest move in a major overhaul at the position.||||||| The deal announced Sunday comes two days after they signed D.J. Williams from Denver to replace Brian Urlacher. Anderson was released earlier this month. He figures to take over at strong side for Nick Roach, who signed with Oakland. The only returning starting linebacker for Chicago is perennial Pro Bowler Lance Briggs on the weak side.
Posted March 12, 2013
The agent for Anderson says his client has been informed that he's been released by the team.||||||| Anderson had three years left on a five-year, $22 million contract. The move represents only minimal salary cap savings for Carolina because they have to account for the remaining prorated portion of the $7 million signing bonus he received in 2011. Anderson has spent all six NFL seasons with the Panthers, starting 43 games over the past three years at strong side linebacker. He started 12 games last year and had 73 tackles but no sacks or interceptions.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Anderson left Sunday's game against Kansas City with an eye injury||||||| It was unclear when Anderson was hurt.
Posted Nov. 10, 2011
Anderson, the team's starting strongside linebacker and leading tackler, is active after rolling his ankle two days ago.||||||| Anderson seems like a safe play in IDP leagues.

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