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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

Mario Williams says wrist injury is hindering hand use

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams has been a disappointment through five games and said Wednesday that he needs to use his hands better.

Bills DE Anderson to miss 'significant time'

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mark Anderson will miss “significant time” with a knee injury, GM Buddy Nix said Wednesday.

Bills add another pass rusher in DE Anderson

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Bills have found a pass rusher to team with the free-agent pickup Mario Williams, signing DE Mark Anderson.

Friday's NFL tryouts and visits

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Matt Flynn visits Pacific Northwest.

Patriots, Anderson look like good match

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
In this week's NFL Whispers, we look at the Pats' pass rusher who could be one of their top priority re-signings in free agency.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Feb. 04, 2012 @ 8 a.m. ET
The final matchup to watch in SB XLVI focuses on the Patriots' ability to get their defense off the field and stop Eli Manning on third down.

Super Bowl players agree on LSU, Alabama pro prospects

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Players from the Giants and Patriots rave about the NFL futures of Morris Claiborne and Trent Richardson.

Once dismissed, Patriots' defenders making statement

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
A sizable number of important Patriots defenders were released by other teams before finding success in New England.

Patriots place DE Carter on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed DE Andre Carter on injured reserve Tuesday. Carter left Sunday's win over the Broncos with a quad injury.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have given up a lot of passing yards this season and need to get some pressure on Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Patriots sign veteran DE Anderson

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced the signing of veteran DE Mark Anderson on Friday.

Anderson, Jamison to fill in for Texans' Williams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
With Texans DE Mario Williams out for the season because of a sports hernia, ex-Bears DE Mark Anderson and former undrafted free agent Tim Jamison will play more.

Garrard excels when he doesn't have to throw often

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Jaguars QB David Garrard plays better when he's facing a subpar rushing defense, because then he's not forced to pass the ball a lot.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says he's not too impressed with TE Brandon Manumaleuna thus far and gives his take on who should start at quarterback if Jay Cutler is unable to play.

Texans sign DE Anderson

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
The Texans have signed former Bears DE Mark Anderson. The Bears cut Anderson on Tuesday and replaced him with veteran DE Charles Grant.

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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