Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 7/24/13
The Buffalo Bills have cut former Patriot Mark Anderson, just one year after signing the defensive end to a four year, $19.5 million contract. Anderson was expected to team up with fellow free agent DE Mario Williams to form a fearsome pass rushing duo in Buffalo, but was a disappointment in his only season with the team. He appeared in just five games before undergoing season ending surgery on his left knee, managing one sack and 12 tackles in his shortened season. Buffalo's decision to cut Anderson leaves them with a $4.5 million cap hit for 2013 due to the proration of his signing bonus. Anderson pocketed $7.9 million in guaranteed money from the contract. Anderson burst onto the NFL scene as a rookie in 2006, recording 12 sacks for the Super Bowl runner-up Chicago Bears. However, his production tapered off dramatically from 2007 to 2010, as he only managed 13 sacks in four years (3.25 per season) with Chicago and Houston. Anderson was signed by the Patriots during training c...
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