3:56pm: Anderson’s new contract with the Panthers is a two-year pact, tweets Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer.
11:36am: Another backup quarterback is off the free agent market, as Derek Anderson tweeted today that he has re-signed with the Panthers: “Happy to be coming back to Charlotte next season! #keeppounding #wantthatring.” Anderson is expected to serve as the team’s No. 2 signal-caller behind Cam Newton.
Anderson, who has been with the Panthers since 2011, hasn’t seen the field much in the last three seasons thanks to the good health of Newton, who has yet to miss an NFL game. In 2013, Anderson saw action in just four contests, and didn’t throw a single post.