This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part.
The Bears have been busy as of late, signing 10 of their own free agents since the end of the season, including center Roberto Garza, tight end Dante Rosario, cornerback Kelvin Hayden and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff...
Chicago Bears linebacker James Anderson led the team in tackles last year and is set to hit free agency. We weigh the pros and cons of re-signing the eight-year veteran.
Yesterday, it was brought to my attention that the Bears had issued the number 50, the number worn by Mike Singletary, to James Anderson. The significance was that Singletary's former number has not been issued by the Bears in two decades. The Bears have 13 numbers retired, the most in the NFL, and it got me thinking. Should numbers in the NFL ever be retired? Retiring numbers...
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with former Carolina Panthers linebacker James 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. They had announced they were unable to reach an agreement with the eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker....
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March 24, 2013
The agent for Carolina Panthers linebacker James Anderson says his client has been informed that he's been released by the team.
Brian Mackler, who represents Anderson, confirmed Tuesday his client has been released but did not have any other comment.
Anderson had three years left on a five-year, $22 million contract. The move represents only minimal salary cap savings for...
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March 12, 2013
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Panthers have released LB James Anderson.
Anderson, 29, signed a five-year deal worth $22 million that included $8.5 million guaranteed back in 2011. He has a $2.9 million base salary coming his way, but with the Panthers financial situation and his poor 2012 season, this moves makes plenty of sense.
It’s worth noting that this move frees...
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28-year old LB James Anderson didn’t play much in his first three years in the NFL. But, he has been a starter for the last three years and he is making up for lost time. Anderson has played in 9 games for the Panthers so far this year and he has 76 tackles, 1 sack, 1 fumble recovery, 3 passes defensed and 5 tackles for a loss. He has now played in 75 games in his first six...
Linebacker James Anderson is listed as questionable for the Panthers' game Sunday against Tennessee as he continues to recover from an ankle injury.
However, head coach Ron Rivera said today there's "reason for optimism" regarding Anderson's availability against the Titans. Anderson's status will be re-evaluated again Saturday.
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James Anderson is the only starting linebacker for the Panthers who has been able to avoid injuries this season.
Anderson left practice early after rolling his ankle during a drill. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said there was "a little bit of concern there," which is why the medical staff wanted to get Anderson into the training room to begin treatment.