Hot Stove Scouting Report: Nelson Cruz by Mark Anderson

"Near-elite raw power"
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft 6-Pack: Debating Our Favorite Prospects

This week yours truly and our resident NFL Draft expert Mark Anderson embark on a journey to find the best prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft class. Each week we pick three prospects a piece and we debate all six, discussing their potential, overall fit at the next level and how they can succeed at […] The post 2015 NFL Draft 6-Pack: Debating Our Favorite Prospects appeared first...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Call-Up: Travis d`Arnaud by Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre

The arrivalof John Buck`s baby boy precipitates the arrival of baseball`s best catching prospect.
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Anderson cut by Bills

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...
Via Patriots Life
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills Release Mark Anderson

  Following a 10-sack season in 2011, Mark Anderson was handsomely rewarded with a four-year, $21 million contract, courtesy of the Buffalo Bills. After a disappointing 2012 campaign, in which he recorded 12 tackles, one sack and suffered a season-ending knee injury in a week five loss to the 49ers, Anderson is back on the market. After surrendering 435 points last season, the most...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Release Mark Anderson

  Following a 10-sack season in 2011, Mark Anderson was handsomely rewarded with a four-year, $21 million contract, courtesy of the Buffalo Bills. After a disappointing 2012 campaign, in which he recorded 12 tackles, one sack and suffered a season-ending knee injury in a week five loss to the 49ers, Anderson is back on the market. After surrendering 435 points last season, the most...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills release veteran pass-rusher Mark Anderson

#Bills released DE Mark Anderson. Anderson recorded 10 sacks in a backup position for the #Patriots in 2011. Probably worth a look. — NFL Mind (@NFLMind) July 23, 2013  After only one year on the team, the Bills have parted ways with DE/OLB Mark Anderson. This move leaves $4,600,000 of dead money on the Bills payroll over the next two seasons. 2013: $1,600,000. 2014: $3,000,000...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills' top edge gig opposite Mario up for grabs

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Buffalo Bills announced the release of defensive end Mark Anderson Tuesday, 16 months after signing the former New England Patriot to a four-year deal worth more than $20 million.Anderson's first and only season with Buffalo was underwhelming due to injury issues that limited him to six games. He didn't do much in those six games.Now, as Chris Brown of...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills release Anderson after one year

The Buffalo Bills have parted ways with defensive lineman Mark Anderson just one year after he signed a four-year deal with the team. Touted as a high-profile signing after a 10-sack performance with New England in 2011, Anderson signed a 4-year, $21 million contract with Buffalo in 2012. But he battled injuries for the Bills during his lone season, which led to his release. He...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills Release Former Patriots Defensive End Mark Anderson One Year After Signing Four-Year Deal

One year after signing him to a four-year, $21 million contract, the Buffalo Bills decided to cut defensive end Mark Anderson. Anderson played in just five games with the Bills in 2012, suffering a season-ending knee injury in a Week 5 loss to the 49ers. He registered just 12 tackles and one sack in his lone season in Buffalo. The 30-year-old pass rusher made a name for himself during...
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills Release DE Mark Anderson

The Buffalo Bills announced the release DE Mark Anderson on Tuesday. Anderson will count $1.6 million against the team’s 2013 cap and another $3 million in 2014, according to Brian McIntyre.  Anderson, 30, signed a four-year deal worth $19.5 million, which also included $8 million guaranteed with the Bills back in 2012. He was coming off of a great season for the Patriots...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Open to Trading Third-Round Pick for Veteran DE?

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press joined us on this week’s Detroit Sports Show podcast to preview the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft … and he dropped an interesting little tidbit at the tail end of our interview time. “Day 2, when the Lions need a defensive end … look at those teams that are going from a 4-3 to a 3-4,” Birkett said. “That might be an even bigger impact...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

DE Mark Anderson out, Bills promote WR Elliott

Buffalo Bills defensive end Mark Anderson has been ruled out for Sunday's regular-season finale against the New York Jets. There were slim hopes the defender would suit up for the first time since injuring his knee during the 45-3 loss to the 49ers in San Francisco in week five, but coach Chan Gailey announced after practice Friday that Anderson would not play. Anderson finishes...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills DE Mark Anderson Reveals Injury to be Torn Lateral Meniscus

Bills DE Mark Anderson noted that the injury that has kept him out of action for a good portion of the season was a torn lateral meniscus, per Buffalo News. “It was just a torn lateral meniscus,” Anderson said. “So they had to go in and scope it out. Then it had a little catch in it, and then we had to re-scope it.” The pass rusher still hasn’t found his way onto injured...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Kelsay, Williams, Anderson inactive for Bills

The Buffalo Bills are missing three starting defensive players with end Chris Kelsay and cornerback Aaron Williams joining end Mark Anderson on the sideline against the New England Patriots. Kelsay has a neck injury, Williams hurt his right knee the previous Sunday and Anderson had a setback from left knee surgery and missed his fourth straight game. Also inactive for Buffalo are...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills DE Anderson has setback after knee surgery

Buffalo Bills starting defensive end Mark Anderson could miss another three weeks after having a setback recovering from left knee surgery. Coach Chan Gailey said Monday that team doctors haven't ruled out Anderson requiring what he called another ''procedure.'' If that happens, Gailey said Anderson would miss about three weeks. Anderson has already missed three...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Knee injury will sideline Anderson

The Buffalo Bills have suffered another blow to their porous defense. Defensive end Mark Anderson will have surgery on his left knee and will be out indefinitely. Anderson, who signed a four-year, $27 million contact prior to the season, suffered the injury - and had difficulty putting any weight on it - in the second half last Sunday during the 45-3 blowout at San Francisco. ...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills GM Nix: DE Anderson to miss significant time

Buffalo Bills defensive end Mark Anderson is out indefinitely after hurting his left knee in what becomes the latest blow for a porous defense. General manager Buddy Nix told the team's website Wednesday that the injury is not season-ending, but Anderson will miss significant time. Nix said Anderson is visiting specialist James Andrews to determine the severity of the injury...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Anderson the latest Buffalo Bill to suffer injury

Defensive end Mark Anderson could be the latest Buffalo Bill to be added to the team’s injury list. Anderson, who signed a deal with the Bills this offseason, left Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers in the second half and did not return. Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said Anderson suffered a knee injury in the loss. “He went for tests today here (Phoenix)...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Quarterback prospect at UofL-NC game

Among the visitors on the sidelines prior to the University of Louisville-North Carolina football game was Kyle Anderson (center), a 6-foot-4, 245-pound quarterback from Station Camp High School in Henderson, Tennessee. He’s a tenth grader but has already visited Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt and Mississippi. With him are his dad, Mark Anderson, and his brother Payton...
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Release Defensive End Shawne Merriman

The Buffalo Bills told defensive end Shawne Merriman he has been released, the team announced today. Once the NFL's sack leader, his career has been on a freefall since Achille's heel injuries began to set him back during his tenure with the San Diego Chargers. Merriman's tenure with the Bills has pretty much been nonexistent. He signed with the Bills in November...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

DE Anderson doesn't mind being Bills 'Other Guy'

Mark Anderson has no problem being regarded as ''the other guy'' among the Buffalo Bills offseason free-agent additions. It's no knock to be overshadowed by fellow defensive end Mario Williams. At 6-foot-6, 292 pounds, Williams has both the size and the six-year $100 million contract to have captured a majority of the attention in Buffalo. ''You'...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Anderson poised to make an impact in Buffalo

Will Buffalo Bills’ Mark Anderson be the breakout player of the team’s new look defensive line? (Credit: AP Photo/David Duprey) The Buffalo Bills made a huge splash by adding superstar free agent Mario Williams this off-season. They also made a quiet acquisition of Mark Anderson, who spend 2011 with rival New England Patriots. With Pro-Bowl defensive tackle Kyle Williams and...
Via Down and Distance
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills DE Mark Anderson optimistic about mini camp

Mini camp is usually that grueling part of the offseason that most players, especially veterans, wish they could avoid. But when a team has as many new additions as the Buffalo Bills had this offseason, it's never a bad thing to get the team together. "Right now at mini-camp we are just going over the plays," Mark Anderson told "Learning...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: T.J. Graham Impressing at Minicamp

One day of Bills minicamp down and though we've been hearing about Mark Anderson's dominant play in 11-on-11 drills (he caused numerous incompletions stampeding into the backfield), as well as Steve Johnson's return (he ran routes on about 10 plays, more or less feeling things out again), there was a much better story. T.J. Graham looks good -- really good. At NC...
Via Football Nation
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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