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Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson - #93 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 05/26/1983
Birthplace Tulsa, OK
College Alabama
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 5th round, 26th pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
12 0 0

Bills TE Nelson suspended for first four games

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Shawn Nelson, one of the Bills' most athletic tight ends who was battling for a starting spot, was suspended for the first four games of the season by the league on Friday.

Bills FS Byrd out indefinitely after surgery

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Bills suffered another injury to one of their starters as FS Jairus Byrd is out indefinitely after having surgery for the third time in 13 months to repair a groin injury.

Schobel chooses retirement over Texans

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Two-time Pro Bowler Aaron Schobel has decided to retire from the NFL instead of play for the Texans or a number of other suitors.

Bills add two rookies to injury-depleted offense

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Bills signed two undrafted rookies Monday to try to bolster an offense that has been plagued by injuries this offseason.

Bills lose RBs Jackson, Lynch to injuries

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
The Bills, whose rushing attack is the centerpiece of their offense, lost two of their running backs, Fred Jackson and Marshawn Lynch, Friday night in a preseason-opening 42-17 defeat at the hands of the Redskins.

DeHaven excited about Bills' returners

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
One of the few areas the Bills did not struggle in last season was special teams. Not only did they excel in the kicking game, but they also finished sixth in kickoff-return differential.

Report: Bills, first-round RB Spiller come to terms

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Bills on Friday agreed to terms with 2010 first-round draft pick RB C.J. Spiller on a five-year contract worth $25 million, including $20.8 million guaranteed, according to ESPN.com.

Bills release veteran Schobel

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Bills issued a statement Wednesday announcing that they have released DE-OLB Aaron Schobel, who has been contemplating retirement.

Bills moving on without Schobel

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix announced Monday that the team is moving forward with plans that do not include OLB Aaron Schobel.

Bills place Schobel on reserve/did-not-report list

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have placed OLB Aaron Schobel on the reserve/did-not-report list.

Bills sign second-round NT Troup

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
The Bills announced that they have signed second-round draft selection Torell Troup, a nose tackle from Central Florida.

Increased role coming for Bills TE Nelson

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
Bills TE Shawn Nelson wasn't exactly a major contributor after being taken in the fourth round last season, catching just 17 passes and one touchdown in 12 games (all starts). But with the team's lack of receiving weapons ...

Bills sign third-round DE Carrington

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick DE Alex Carrington. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
In the first installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC East teams, including offensive and defensive overviews, a battle to watch and an injury update for each club.

Bills' LB corps filled with questions

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
For the Bills' defense to transition into the 3-4 scheme successfully, they'll need an improved showing by their linebacking corps, a group riddled with injuries last season. Entering training camp, however, this unit is filled with more questions than ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 10, 2012
Anderson is active for Sunday's game against Seattle.||||||| He is active for the first time since having surgery on his left knee, which he hurt in a 45-3 loss at San Francisco on Oct. 7.
Posted March 21, 2012
The Buffalo Bills continued to target improving their pass rush in free agency by signing Anderson.||||||| Listed at 6-foot-4 and 255 pounds, Anderson has 35-1/2 sacks in six seasons, including 10 last year with the New England Patriots. Selected in the fifth-round of the 2006 draft by Chicago, Anderson spent four-plus seasons with the Bears before finishing the 2010 season playing with Williams in Houston.
Posted Oct. 07, 2010
The Houston Texans signed Anderson on Wednesday and waived defensive end Ryan Denney.||||||| Anderson was cut by Chicago on Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 255-pound lineman had 12 sacks as a rookie in 2006, helping the Bears reach the Super Bowl. He had only nine sacks over the next three seasons and has none this year. Houston has been looking for a defensive end to complement All-Pro Mario Williams, who has five of the team's nine sacks this season.
Posted Oct. 05, 2010
The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of Anderson, who four years ago made a rookie club-record 12 sacks.||||||| Anderson, a fifth-round pick in 2006, was a pass-rushing sensation in his first season but never developed into the player the Bears expected after that fast beginning.
Posted April 30, 2010
Anderson has signed his one-year tender offer from the Chicago Bears.||||||| Anderson has 130 tackles and 21.5 sacks in four years but has struggled since an eye-opening rookie season in 2006. He had 12 sacks that year, the most by a Bears rookie and the most by a Chicago player since Richard Dent's 13.5 in 1993, while helping Chicago reach the Super Bowl.

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