Derek Anderson

Panthers backup QB Anderson chasing wins, not money

Here's what happens every year in the NFL: Late in the season say mid-November a handful of teams either lose their starting quarterback due to injury or just bench him due to poor play. They go with a younger, less talented quarterback on the roster to close the season when they could have used a more capable veteran in the final weeks. That veteran could be Derek Anderson. Time and again veteran quarterbacks pop around the NFL to start on teams, help salvage a season and then get a chance to be the full-time starter (see: McCown, Josh). But that's not what Anderson wants, and that's why he re-signed with the Panthers this week for a contract worth up to $5 million that...