Cleveland Browns Say Goodbye To Derek Anderson…Could He Land in Arizona?

March 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After many speculations long ago due to a $2 million bonus that he was to receive on March 19, the Cleveland Browns have terminated the contract of 2007 Pro Bowl quarterback Derek Anderson.
Anderson has been treading on thin ice for the last two seasons and ever since he had a breakout year in 2007, when he lead the Browns to a 10-6 record and went from waiver wire castoff to a Pro Bowl quarterback.
Sadly, it was all downhill from then on, and Anderson has played notoriously bad the past two seasons, having one of the worst quarterback ratings in the history of the NFL during a few games in 2009.
The writing was on the wall when Browns' president Mike Holmgren traded off his former backup quarterback Seneca Wallace on March 8.
The Browns would have been best to trade Anderson after the 2007 season, but instead, then-general manager Phil Savage re-signed him to a new three-year contract, which made sense seeing as how Savage was one of Anderson's biggest fans and to...

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