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Derek Anderson | Quarterback

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/15/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 230
College: Oregon State
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Derek Anderson completed 24-of-34 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers' Week 1 win over the Bucs, 20-14.
Anderson was terrific, showing a willingness to throw to 6-foot-5 rookie Kelvin Benjamin even when he was "covered," and tossing heat seekers down the seam to Greg Olsen. Probably not even the Panthers themselves could have foreseen Anderson playing so well after not making an NFL start since 2010. Although we anticipate Cam Newton (ribs) returning in Week 2 against Detroit, it's good to know that the Panthers' passing game is in capable hands if Cam suffers another injury. Anderson has never been a precise passer, but when he's on his game he is aggressive and has an absolute cannon of an arm. Sep 7 - 7:21 PM

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YearTeamGCompAtt % YdsY/GY/A300+TDIntRushYdsY/GAvgTD100+Lost

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Cam Newton
2Derek Anderson
3Joe Webb
RB1DeAngelo Williams
2Jonathan Stewart
3Darrin Reaves
4Fozzy Whittaker
5Chris Ogbonnaya
GLB1Jonathan Stewart
2DeAngelo Williams
3RB1Jonathan Stewart
2DeAngelo Williams
FB1Mike Tolbert
WR11Kelvin Benjamin
2Brenton Bersin
3Philly Brown
WR21Jerricho Cotchery
2Jason Avant
WR31Jason Avant
TE1Greg Olsen
2Ed Dickson
3Brandon Williams
K1Graham Gano