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Ten players who could single-handedly change the course of the NFL season

The NFL is full of “what ifs”: What if the refs never picked up the flag?; What if Dez Bryant’s catch was ruled complete?; What if the Packers recovered the onside kick?; What if the Seahawks gave the ball to Marshawn? As we so often say, football is a game of inches; one play can change the outcome of an entire season. And with that said, here are 10 players that have the...
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Panthers sign backup QB Derek Anderson to 2-year extension

The Carolina Panthers have signed backup quarterback Derek Anderson to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2017 season, providing depth and experience behind Cam Newton. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Wednesday. Anderson joined Carolina as a free agent in 2011 but didn't see much action his first three seasons. He started two...
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Derek Anderson, Panthers Reach Two-Year Extension

Quarterback Derek Anderson and the Carolina Panthers agreed to a two-year extension on Wednesday afternoon, per a release from the organization. The deal will take the 32-year-old veteran through the 2017 season. According to Ian Rapoport of, the extension is worth $5 million—adding to the $1.5 million Anderson is due in 2015. Anderson has served as Cam Newton’s backup...
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Panthers Sign Veteran QB Derek Anderson To A Two-Year Extension

The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday that they’ve signed veteran backup QB Derek Anderson to a two-year contract extension. “I’m excited about this for my family. To be here with the players, coaches and management we have – everything is top notch,” Anderson said. “It was a no-brainer for me.” “I put a lot into it. I ... The post Panthers...
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Why is Derek Anderson so important to the Carolina Panthers?

During the course of an NFL season, there comes a time when backup quarterbacks have to answer the call. The big question for most teams is whether their second-string quarterback has what it takes to either continue a winning streak or break the team out of a slump. Some teams may go the entire season not knowing if their backup is capable, but some actually get the opportunity...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson picks up big Week 15 award

With only two weeks to go in the NFL’s regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape. The list of contenders and pretenders is becoming clearer and clearer. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Anderson could start against the Browns

I never root for injuries in the NFL, but they are one thing in the game you can certainly bet on. You don’t tend to bet on them occurring via car crashes though, and that’s what happened to Cam Newton this week. It was an ugly crash and the result was a couple of fractures in Newton’s back. Obviously you hope Newton is alright and finds his way back from injury, but for Browns...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson named top-5 hero from Week 1

This time around, the performances actually mattered. It wasn’t about auditioning for a job. It wasn’t about fine-tuning and preparation. It was about posting results that would count, written in the record books and into the standings in pen. Some players and teams got off to a great start. Others, sputtered out of the gate. That has plenty of folks feeling optimistic just one...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Re-Sign QB Derek Anderson

Free agent QB Derek Anderson announced via his Twitter account that he has re-signed with the Panthers. Happy to be coming back to Charlotte next season! #keeppounding#wantthatring — Derek Anderson (@DAnderson314) March 13, 2014 Anderson, 30, has spent the past three years with the Panthers after a horrible year in Arizona.    
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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