Former Beav QB Derek Anderson Retires from NFL

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After 14 years in the NFL, Derek Anderson is calling it a career.

The former Oregon State Beaver spent last season with the Buffalo Bills after rookie quarterback Josh Allen injured his elbow in Week 6.

Anderson spent his most productive years with the Cleveland Browns. His best season came in 2007, where he threw 3,787 yards and 29 touchdowns while earning a Pro Bowl invite.

He spent a year in Arizona before spending seven seasons (2011-17) as the backup to Cam Newton in Carolina.

Anderson turns 36 in June.

Below is the full release from the Buffalo Bills.

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