Mark Anderson Signs Tender To Stay With Bears

April 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

DE Mark Anderson signed his one-year tender with the Bears today.
They gave him a second round tender, meaning he will make about $1.75 million this season. The former 5th round pick in 2006 had 12 sacks his rookie season, but over the last three seasons has had only 9.5 sacks. His 12 sacks in 2006, were the most sacks by a Bears rookie and the most by a Bears player since Richard Dent had 13½ in 1993.
Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli really liked what he saw from him during off-season meetings.
Handing Anderson the job might be a mistake. Mark Anderson took Alex Brown’s job in 2007, but Brown took it back over, now Brown is gone and it looks like Anderson has taken the job for good. Will just have to wait and see if he can bring his magical rookie season back.
It was reported when the Bears dumped Alex Brown that Israel Idonije and Mark Anderson would be in the mix for playing time opposite Julius Peppers. Since the B...

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