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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:52:00 -0700
The Carolina Panthers fear that QB Cam Newton (ribs) could miss three to four weeks because of his injured ribs. Newton can change the team's mind if he can show he can protect his ribs while playing. At this point, the team plans to start QB Derek Anderson Week 1.
Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor the situation for any updates on Newton's condition. FantasyScore owners should avoid using Newton this week. Anderson should not be an option in fantasy leagues at any point.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:57:59 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) said he expects to play Week 1 but will allow the coaches and trainers to determine his availability. Newton was able to do some throwing during practice Thursday, Sept. 4, and said it does not hurt when he throws.
Fantasy Tip: Derek Anderson likely would get the start Week 1 if Newton sits out but should not be used in any fantasy league.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:40:53 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson (hand) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28, with a hand injury and will not return.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:02:08 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson is traveling to Pittsburgh to play in the team's final preseason game after his wife gave birth to their baby.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:47:58 -0700
Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ribs) said Wednesday, Aug. 27, that he will be ready for the regular season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers despite fracturing his ribs last week. "There's no doubt in my mind," Newton said.
Fantasy Tip: If Newton is unable to play, Derek Anderson would likely get the start. For now, Newton is a risky play for the regular season opener, and he could easily have a setback if he is hit the wrong way in Week 1. Fantasy owners should try to have plenty of depth on hand if they have already drafted Newton, or plan to do so.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:57:18 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson's wife is expected to go into labor any day, and he could miss the final preseason game this week. QB Joe Webb would be the only healthy quarterback able to play in the final preseason game. Head coach Ron Rivera said the team has two unnamed options to serve as the emergency quarterback on the roster.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:33:32 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the team's final preseason game, and he'll be the starter in Week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers if QB Cam Newton (rib cage) isn't ready by then. Newton's injury increases the likelihood that the team will keep QB Joe Webb on roster, according to head coach Ron Rivera.
Fantasy Tip: Carolina faces an undervalued Bucs defense in Week 1. If Anderson were to start, he shouldn't be considered in any leagues.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:46:15 -0700
Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (ankle) was inactive for the preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills Friday, Aug. 8, as expected. QB Derek Anderson started in Newton's absence.
Fantasy Tip: The injury does not sound to be serious, but it is still bad news because it is one less game situation for Newton to work with his new stable of receivers.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:22:13 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will work with his wide receivers before training camp gets underway to try to get on the same page after missing time due to an ankle issue. "It's been more difficult because Cam's coming off an ankle injury and he had to get surgery, so we couldn't throw with him as much as we would like," Panthers receiver Tiquan Underwood said.
"I know we're all going to get together next week in Charlotte. We're just going to try to speed up the process. We're all going to throw -- Derek Anderson, Cam Newton, Joe Webb, Matt Blanchard and all the receivers -- just to work on timing and get that down pat before camp."
Fantasy Tip: Newton and his wide receivers are behind after not getting much work in during the offseason program. This is a good start to help get back up to speed before the full squad reports at the end of the month. Newton remains a fringe QB1 option for fantasy players thanks to his questionable receiving targets.
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:53:18 -0700
The Carolina Panthers re-signed QB Derek Anderson to an undisclosed deal Thursday, March 13.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:28:31 -0800
The Carolina Panthers consider re-signing impending free-agent QB Derek Anderson and TE Ben Hartsock as priorities this offseason, but both players likely will have to accept one-year deals.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:11:59 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have 21 players who will become unrestricted free agents when the free-agency period begins in March. Players include WRs Domenik Hixon, Brandon LaFell and Ted Ginn Jr., QBs Derek Anderson and Jimmy Clausen, TE Ben Hartsock, OL Jordan Gross, OL Geoff Hangartner, OL Travelle Wharton, OL Garry Williams, OL Bruce Campbell, DE Greg Hardy, DT Colin Cole, LBs Jordan Senn, Jason Williams and Dan Connor, S Quintin Mikell, S Michael Mitchell, CBs Captain Munnerlyn and Drayton Florence and K Graham Gano.
Sat, 09 Mar 2013 17:32:29 -0800
The Carolina Panthers might show an interest in free-agent QB David Garrard (Dolphins). He has a history with offensive coordinator Mike Shula, and the team might have a need for a backup quarterback if QB Derek Anderson is not brought back.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 10:47:47 -0800
Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski could try to talk Carolina Panthers impending free-agent QB Derek Anderson into signing with the Browns to compete for the starting job but it could be difficult because of Anderson's history with Cleveland.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 10:44:07 -0800
The Carolina Panthers may be interested in re-signing impending free-agent QB Derek Anderson because he performed well when QB Cam Newton missed some time this season.
Sun, 10 Feb 2013 18:54:15 -0800
The Carolina Panthers might look to free-agent QB Matt Moore (Dolphins) for their backup job behind QB Cam Newton in 2013. Moore is reportedly well liked in Charlotte after previously playing three years for the Panthers. Impending free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Panthers) is not expected back, hinting he might reunite with Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:23:43 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings will be looking for quarterbacks to compete with QB Joe Webb to the backup position for QB Christian Ponder this offseason. Free-agent QBs Derek Anderson (Panthers), Matt Moore (Dolphins), David Carr (Giants), Matt Leinart (Raiders), Byron Leftwich (Steelers), Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals), Jason Campbell (Bears) and Rex Grossman (Redskins) are options.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 07:01:12 -0800
Carolina Panthers impending free-agent QB Derek Anderson said on his Facebook page he is interested in returning to the Cleveland Browns. "Looks like it is time to make a return to a familiar place for some unfinished business," Anderson said. "I'd be honored to return to Cleveland to play football if the fans would have me."
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 08:52:03 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have declared WR Brandon LaFell, OT Bruce Campbell, QB Derek Anderson, DL Dwan Edwards, OG Jeff Byers, QB Jimmy Clausen, RB Jonathan Stewart inactive for Week 14.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 14:30:13 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson is having a solid training camp, and he is still ahead of Jimmy Clausen on the depth chart.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:45:23 -0700
The Carolina Panthers have re-signed free-agent QB Derek Anderson to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Sun, 26 Feb 2012 11:08:09 -0800
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Derek Anderson this offseason because the team will be looking for a quarterback that has a similar skill set to QB Cam Newton.
Fri, 09 Sep 2011 10:50:40 -0700
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said the team will have two quarterbacks active for Week 1 but would not say if QB Derek Anderson or QB Jimmy Clausen will be the second quarterback.
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 06:34:15 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen appears to have been surpassed on the depth chart by QB Derek Anderson. Anderson is likely the team's No. 2 quarterback at this point behind QB Cam Newton.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 21:54:36 -0700
Carolina Panthers WR Kealoha Pilares had a 35-yard touchdown reception for QB Derek Anderson in the second half of the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the New York Giants. The speedster rookie from Hawaii also saw tim on punt returns.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 10:04:15 -0700
The Carolina Panthers officially agreed to terms with free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Cardinals) Tuesday, Aug. 2. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 10:00:01 -0700
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said the team is close to a contract agreement with free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Cardinals).
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 07:46:25 -0700
The Carolina Panthers will meet with free-agent QB Derek Anderson (Cardinals) Monday, Aug. 1, general manager Marty Hurney confirmed.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:11:56 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals released QB Derek Anderson and LB Gerald Hayes Thursday, July 28.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:02:54 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals will release QB Derek Anderson.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 10:42:59 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals may release QB Derek Anderson at some point this week, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Sun, 02 Jan 2011 12:14:03 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals have declared CB A.J. Jefferson, TE Ben Patrick, C Ben Claxton, QB Derek Anderson, LB Gerald Hayes, LB Joey Porter, RB LaRod Stephens-Howling, CB Marshay Green inactive for Week 17.
Sat, 25 Dec 2010 16:13:31 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals have declared CB A.J. Jefferson, C Ben Claxton, LB Curtis Gatewood, QB Derek Anderson, LB Gerald Hayes, LB Joey Porter, RB LaRod Stephens-Howling, CB Marshay Green inactive for Week 16.
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:27:34 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (head, illness), TE Stephen Spach (illness) and DL Calais Campbell (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 24, and are probable for Week 16, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban. Anderson will likely be the No. 3 quarterback.
Thu, 23 Dec 2010 14:21:27 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (head, illness), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (hamstring), TE Stephen Spach (illness) and LB Joey Porter (triceps) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 23, reports AZCardinals.com.
Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:59:28 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (head), DL Calais Campbell (chest) and LB Clark Haggans (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.
Wed, 22 Dec 2010 06:59:10 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals likely will release QB Derek Anderson this offseason, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:06:54 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton will remain the starter, reports AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Skelton struggled in Week 15, but that wasn't a surprise given it was the rookie's first start on the road. It also isn't known what QB Derek Anderson's (concussion) status is for this week.
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 09:08:59 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals have declared CB A.J. Jefferson, C Ben Claxton, QB Derek Anderson, DL Gabe Watson, LB Gerald Hayes, SS Hamza Abdullah, CB Marshay Green, WR Max Komar inactive for Week 15.
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:28:55 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (head) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 17, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban. He is listed as doubtful for Week 15 and is not expected to be available to play.
Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:16:39 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 16, reports AZCardinals.com.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010 21:02:26 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (concussion) is still experiencing concussion symptoms 10 days after suffering his head injury in Week 13 against the St. Louis Rams, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. There is no timetable for Anderson's return. QB John Skelton has already been named the Week 15 starter against the Carolina Panthers and QB Richard Bartel will serve as the backup until Anderson is ready.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:50:52 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (head) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 15.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010 12:49:29 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (concussion) has not been cleared to practice because he has not passed his concussion tests yet, reports AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban.
Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:08:09 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said QB John Skelton will start in Week 15 because he gives the team the best chance to win, reports ESPN.com's Mike Sando. Skelton will start even if QB Derek Anderson (concussion) is cleared to start.
Sun, 12 Dec 2010 12:29:25 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals have declared CB A.J. Jefferson, C Ben Claxton, QB Derek Anderson, DL Gabe Watson, LB Gerald Hayes, SS Hamza Abdullah, CB Marshay Green, WR Max Komar inactive for Week 14.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 20:30:55 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (concussion) has not passed neurological tests after suffering a concussion in Week 13, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. The team is hopeful Anderson will be cleared in time to serve as the third quarterback in Week 14. QB John Skelton has beem named the starter, with recently signed Richard Bartel operating as the primary backup.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 14:26:02 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (concussion) did not practice Friday, Dec. 10, and is doubtful for Week 14, according to AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban. Anderson is not expected to play.
Thu, 09 Dec 2010 19:48:41 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt has yet to select a starting quarterback for Week 14 against the Denver Broncos, reports The Associated Press. QB Derek Anderson (concussion) missed another practice Thursday, Dec. 9, and it is likely the starting duties will fall to rookie QB John Skelton. QB Richard Bartel, signed earlier this week, is the only other quarterback practicing for the team.
Thu, 09 Dec 2010 15:18:02 -0800
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (head) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 9.