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Mark Anderson
DE #93
Height:
6-4
Weight:
255
College:
Alabama
Experience:
7
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 98 175 132 43 36.5 0 9 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 BUF 5 12 10 2 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NE 16 29 18 11 10 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 11 21 16 5 4 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2010 CHI 4 8 8 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 CHI 16 28 22 6 3.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CHI 16 18 10 8 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2007 CHI 14 31 25 6 5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 CHI 16 28 23 5 12 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Signed by Buffalo as a free agent on March 21, 2012… joined the Patriots as a free agent on August 5, 2011… entered the NFL as a fifth-round (159th overall) selection of Chicago in the 2006 NFL Draft before being released by the Bears on October 5, 2010 and joining Houston a day later.

PRO

Signed by Buffalo as a free agent on March 21, 2012… joined the Patriots as a free agent on August 5, 2011… entered the NFL as a fifth-round (159th overall) selection of Chicago in the 2006 NFL Draft before being released by the Bears on October 5, 2010 and joining Houston a day later.

2011 w/ NEW ENGLAND

• Appeared in all 16 games, making one start and produced the second 10-sack season of his NFL career while adding 36 tackles

• Started two of the team’s three postseason games, notching 2.5 sacks and 10 tackles

• In his frist game as a Patriots vs. MIA (9/12), recorded one sack and a tackle

• Posted three tackles in his first start with New England vs. WAS (12/11)

• Credited with two sacks of DEN QB Tim Tebow (12/18), as well as a forced and recovered fumble off Tebow in the second quarter to go along with four stops

• Sacked Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick for a loss of eight yards in an eight tackle performance vs. Buffalo (1/1)

• Tallied two tackles and a passes defensed in his first career postseason start against DEN (1/14) at defensive end

• Brought down Ravens QB Joe Flacco in the first quarter of the AFC Championship game (1/22)… tallied three tackles in the start at outside linebacker

• Sacked NYG QB Eli Manning on the opening drive of Super Bowl XLVI (2/5) and combined with Rob Ninkovich for another sack in the third quarter, forcing a Giants field goal… added five tackles

2010 w/ CHICAGO & HOUSTON

• Appeared in the first four games of the season with the Bears before being released on October 5th and signing with Houston (10/6)… played in 11 games, making three starts with the Texans

• Finished the year with 24 tackles, 4.0 sacks and two passes defensed

2009 w/ CHICAGO

• Tallied 21 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 16 games played with two starts

2008 w/ CHICAGO

• Saw action in all 16 games and finished fourth in the team with nine quarterback hits to go along with 21 tackles, 1.0 sack and a fumble recovery

2007 w/ CHICAGO

• Started all 14 games played at right defensive end before missing the final two games with a knee injury and being placed on Injured Reserve

• Recorded 36 tackles, 5.0 sacks and a forced fumble

2006 w/ CHICAGO

• Produced 12.0 sacks, 48 tackles, four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in 16 games played with a start as a rookie – finishing second in the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year voting

• Named All-Rookie and NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month in October with 6.0 sacks

• His 12.0 sacks marked the fourth-best total for an NFL rookie since 1982

• Also saw action in three postseason games, including Super Bowl XLI vs. Indianapolis

• Made his first career NFL start at ARI (10/6), notching five tackles and a forced fumble on a sack of Cardinals QB Matt Leinart

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 7 vs. BUF 1/1/2012

Sacks: 2.0 six times, last at DEN 12/18/01

COLLEGE

Was a four-year letterman at Alabama (2001-05), starting 30 of 50 games played including each of the final 29 games of his Crimson Tide career… made 141 career stops, 13.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries… received second-team all-SEC accolades a sa senior… earned program’s Billy Neighbors Most Improved Defensive Lineman award as a sophomore… saw action in every game during his freshman campaign, earning the Ozzie Newsome Most Improved Freshman honor.

PERSONAL

Attended Booker T. Washington (Tulsa, OK) High School… played football for Coach Antwain Jimmerson… also played basketball

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