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Derek Anderson
QB #3
Height:
6-6
Weight:
240
Age:
30
College:
Oregon State
Hometown:
Scappoose, Ore.
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2013):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 760 1,440 9,206 6.4 53 55 72 513 69.1 83 203 2.4 5 27 11
2013 CAR 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5 0 -- 0 -- --
2012 CAR 2 0 4 4 58 14.5 0 0 0 0 118.8 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CAR 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 -2 -1 0 -- --
2010 ARI 12 9 169 327 2,065 6.3 7 10 25 176 65.9 5 25 5 0 6 3
2009 CLE 8 7 81 182 888 4.9 3 10 11 75 42.1 10 8 0.8 2 5 3
2008 CLE 10 9 142 283 1,615 5.7 9 8 14 87 66.5 25 55 2.2 0 9 2
2007 CLE 16 15 298 527 3,787 7.2 29 19 14 109 82.5 32 70 2.2 3 5 2
2006 CLE 5 3 66 117 793 6.8 5 8 8 66 63.1 4 47 11.8 0 2 1
2005 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 BAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
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2 @BUF L 23-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 NYG W 38-0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 -1 -0.5 0 -- --
5 @ARI L 6-22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @MIN W 35-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 -1 -0.5 0 -- --
7 STL W 30-15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @TB W 31-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 ATL W 34-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @SF W 10-9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 NE W 24-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @MIA W 20-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 TB W 27-6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 2 2 0 -- --
14 @NO L 13-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NYJ W 30-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 NO W 17-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @ATL W 21-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/13/14)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/15/13)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/20/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (8/2/11)...Released by Arizona (7/29/11)...Signed as a free agent by Arizona (3/22/10)...Released by Cleveland (3/11/10)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left knee by Cleveland (12/2/08)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder by Cleveland (12/26/06)...Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (9/21/05)...Waived by Baltimore (9/20/05)...Selected in the sixth round (213th overall) of the NFL Draft by Baltimore (4/24/05).

GP/GS
Career (59/43) [0/0]; 2013 (4/0) [0/0]; 2012 (2/0); 2011 (2/0); 2010 (12/9); 2009 (8/7); 2008 (10/9); 2007 (16/15); 2006 (5/3); 2005 (0/0).

2013
Reserve quarterback in all 16 games for Carolina...Played in four games and did not play in 12 games...Did not attempt any passes...Rushed five times for no yards...POSTSEASON: Active but did not play in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Vs. New York Giants (9/22): Relieved Cam Newton for the final two series of the game in 38-0 victory...At Minnesota (10/13): Played the game's final two series in 35-10 win...Vs. St. Louis (10/20): Took over briefly for an injured Newton in the third quarter...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/1): Inserted for the final series of the game in 27-6 victory.

2012
Reserve quarterback in all 16 games for Carolina...Played in two games and did not play in 14 others...Completed all four of his pass attempts for 58 yards and no touchdowns with no interceptions...Vs. New York Giants (9/20): Inserted for the final series of the game and completed three passes for 46 yards...At New Orleans (12/30): Replaced an injured Cam Newton for four plays in the fourth quarter...Completed only pass for 12 yards to gain a first down at Saints' 12-yard line on drive that ended with a touchdown.

2011
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (8/2) after being released by Arizona (7/29)...Reserve quarterback in all 16 games...Played in two games and did not play in 14 others...Did not record any passing statistics...Rushed twice for minus two yards...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/24): Relieved quarterback Cam Newton in the fourth quarter with the Panthers ahead 48-16...At New Orleans (1/1): Replaced Newton for the game's final series.

2010
Signed as a free agent by Arizona (3/22) after being released by Cleveland (3/11)...Played in 12 games with nine starts...Completed 169-of-327 passes for 2,065 yards and seven touchdowns with 10 interceptions to attain a 65.9 quarterback rating...Scrambled five times for 25 yards...Started Weeks 1-4 and 9-13...Appeared in relief of Max Hall versus New Orleans (10/10), at Seattle (10/24) and versus Tampa Bay (10/31)...Inactive with a concussion versus Denver (12/12) and at Carolina (12/19) and as the third quarterback versus Dallas (12/25) and at San Francisco (1/2)...At St. Louis (9/12): Accumulated 297 yards passing, the second-most among winning quarterbacks on Kickoff Weekend, on 22-of-41 attempts with one touchdown and no interceptions...Brought Cardinals back in fourth quarter for seventh career game-winning drive...Completed six-of-seven passes for 101 yards during decisive seven-play, 86-yard drive, consummated by a 21-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald...Vs. Tampa Bay (10/31): Threw 50th career touchdown on a five-yard toss to Fitzgerald in the fourth quarter...At Minnesota (11/7): Returned to starting lineup...Vs. Seattle (11/14): One of an NFL record 13 quarterbacks to pass for 300 yards in Week 10 with a season-high 322 yards, hitting on 23-of-45 attempts with one touchdown and one interception...Marked fifth career 300-yard passing game...Vs. St. Louis (12/5): Left game in third quarter with a concussion.

2009
Played in eight games with seven starts for Cleveland...Completed 81-of-182 passes for 888 yards and three touchdowns with 10 interceptions to register a 42.1 quarterback rating...Scored two touchdowns on 10 rushes for eight yards...Backed up Brady Quinn for the first three games prior to starting the next five and then serving as the backup for the following six...Started the last two games after Quinn was placed on injured reserve...Vs. Cincinnati (10/4): Made first start of the season...Equaled single-game career high with 48 attempts, connecting on 26 for 269 yards and one touchdown with one interception...At Buffalo (10/11): Managed sixth career game-winning drive...After a muffed punt, took over on Bills 16-yard line with 2:59 remaining in the game...Efficiently steered a seven-play, 15-yard drive that consumed 2:36 and concluded with an 18-yard game-winning field goal by Billy Cundiff.

2008
Played in 10 games with nine starts for Cleveland...Completed 142-of-283 passes for 1,615 yards and nine touchdowns with eight interceptions to manufacture a 66.5 quarterback rating...Gained 55 yards rushing on 25 attempts...Started the first eight games before being replaced by Brady Quinn...Dressed but did not play as the reserve quarterback versus Denver (11/6) and at Buffalo (11/17)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left knee (12/2)...At Cincinnati (9/28): Orchestrated fourth career game-winning drive...Rallied Browns from a 6-3 deficit with three fourth-quarter scoring drives that yielded 17 points...Hit on seven-of-eight passes for 66 yards during final quarter, including a four-yard go-ahead touchdown to wide receiver Braylon Edwards...Vs. New York Giants (10/13): Recorded fourth career 300-yard passing outing with a season-high 310 yards and two touchdowns on 18-of-29 passing...At Jacksonville (10/26): Produced fifth career game winning drive...Guided Browns on a 10-play, 77-yard drive that resulted in a tie-breaking 20-yard field goal by Phil Dawson...Found wide receiver Syndric Steptoe down the middle of the field for a 53-yard gain to Jaguars one-yard line that set up field goal...Vs. Baltimore (11/2): Had career-best streak of 132 consecutive pass attempts without an interception end when he was picked off by Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs in the fourth quarter...Vs. Indianapolis (11/30): Returned to starting lineup...Suffered a season-ending left knee injury, sustaining a torn medial collateral ligament while being sacked by Colts defensive end Robert Mathis in the fourth quarter.

2007
Played in 16 games with 15 starts for Cleveland...Completed 298-of-527 passes for 3,787 yards and 29 touchdowns, equaling the second-highest total in team history, with 19 interceptions to generate an 82.5 quarterback rating...Established career highs for games played, starts, attempts, completions, yards and touchdowns...Rushed for 70 yards and three touchdowns on 32 attempts...At the helm of offense that ranked eighth in the NFL in total yards and scoring...Earned 10 wins as starting quarterback, the most by the Browns since 1994...AFC PLAYER OF THE WEEK/MONTH: AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 2 versus Cincinnati (9/16)...Amassed 328 yards passing and five touchdown passes en route to helping the Browns tally 554 net yards, the third-highest output in team history, and 51 points...PRO BOWL: Named to first career Pro Bowl...Became first Browns quarterback since Bernie Kosar in 1987 to be selected to Pro Bowl...Completed 10-of-26 passes for 103 yards with one interception...Vs. Pittsburgh (9/9): Inserted at quarterback in the second quarter in place of an ineffective Charlie Frye...Vs. Cincinnati (9/16): Passed for 328 yards and a single-game career-high five touchdowns on 20-of-33 attempts with one interception...Hurled scoring strikes of 17 and nine yards to wide receiver Joe Jurevicius, 25 yards to tight end Kellen Winslow, and 34 and 37 yards to wide receiver Braylon Edwards...Represented first career 300-yard passing effort...Anderson's 328 yards passing along with Jamal Lewis' 216 yards rushing, Edwards' 146 yards receiving and Winslow's 100 yards receiving signified first time in team history the Browns had a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and two 100-yard receivers in the same game...At Oakland (9/23): Scored first career rushing touchdown on a one-yard run...Vs. Baltimore (9/30): Hooked up with Edwards for a career-long 78-yard touchdown pass...Vs. Miami (10/14): Registered a single-game career-high 72.0 completion percentage on 18-of-25 passing...At St. Louis (10/28): Compiled a single-game career-high 143.0 quarterback rating and matched single-game career-high 72.0 completion percentage on 18-of-25 passing for 248 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions...Vs. Seattle (11/4): Set single-game career highs with 29 completions, 48 attempts and 364 yards passing...Marked second career 300-yard passing performance...Conducted second career game-winning drive...In overtime, drove Browns 49 yards in six plays, capped by a 25-yard Phil Dawson field goal...On game-winning possession, completed both attempts for 35 yards, including a 34-yard screen pass to Lewis to Seahawks 21-yard line, and ran for 10 yards two plays later to the 10-yard line to put Browns in position for game-winning kick...At Baltimore (11/18): Led dramatic comeback in fourth quarter and engineered third career game-winning drive in overtime...Trailing 30-27 with 26 seconds remaining, connected on two passes for 24 yards to set up game-tying 51-yard field goal by Dawson as time expired...In overtime, marched Browns 43 yards on nine plays, culminating with Dawson's game-winning 33-yard field goal...Successful on all four passes for 34 yards on game-winning possession...At Arizona (12/2): Notched third career 300-yard passing game with 304 yards, hitting on 21-of-41 passes with two touchdowns and two interceptions...At Cincinnati (12/23): Tied single-game career highs with 29 completions, 48 attempts and four interceptions.

2006
Played in five games with three starts for Cleveland...Reserve quarterback for 10 games...Completed 66-of-117 passes for 793 yards and five touchdowns with eight interceptions to post a 63.1 quarterback rating...Added four carries for 47 yards...Served as the backup behind Charlie Frye for majority of season before Frye was injured in Week 13 and then moved into starting lineup...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder (12/26)...Vs. Denver (10/22): Made NFL debut, replacing Frye for one play in the first quarter...Vs. Kansas City (12/3): Entered at the beginning of the second quarter when Frye was sidelined with a bone bruise...Tossed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Browns overcome 14-point deficit and force overtime...Connected on four-of-seven passes for 76 yards on first scoring drive, highlighted by first career touchdown pass - a six-yarder to tight end Steve Heiden...Tied game on a three-yard touchdown pass to Heiden with 35 seconds remaining...In overtime, directed Browns on a nine-play, 63-yard game-winning drive, completing both pass attempts for 34 yards...Scrambled 33 yards to Chiefs 12-yard line to set up the winning 33-yard field goal by Phil Dawson...At Pittsburgh (12/7): Made first NFL start...Responded with a season-high 276 yards on 21-of-37 passing and one touchdown with one interception...At Baltimore (12/17): Completed a career-best 13 consecutive passes...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/24): Suffered a separated right shoulder while being sacked by Buccaneers defensive tackle Chris Hovan in the fourth quarter...Threw a single-game career-high four interceptions.

2005
Originally drafted in the sixth round (213th overall) by Baltimore...Waived by the Ravens (9/20) after being the inactive third quarterback versus Indianapolis (9/11) and dressing but not playing at Tennessee (9/18)...Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (9/21)...Listed as the Browns inactive third quarterback for the final 14 regular season games.

COLLEGE
Played in 44 games with 38 starts at Oregon State...Completed 768-of-1,515 passes for 11,249 yards and 79 touchdowns with 57 interceptions...Set school records for career passing yards and touchdowns...First quarterback in school history to lead the Beavers to three bowl games...2004 (Sr.): Second-team All-Pac 10 Conference choice...Ranked first in the conference in passing with an average of 301.2 yards per game...Started 12 games...Produced 3,615 yards and a school-record 29 touchdowns with 17 interceptions on 279-of-515 passing...2003 (Jr.): All-Pac 10 Conference honorable mention...Started 13 games...Became the second player in Pac-10 Conference history to throw for more than 4,000 yards in a season with 4,058, completing 261-of-510 passes with 24 touchdowns and 24 interceptions...2002 (So.): Started 13 games...Connected on 211-of-449 attempts for 3,313 yards and 25 touchdowns with 13 interceptions...2001 (Fr.): Played in six games...Hit on 17-of-41 passes for 263 yards and one touchdown with three interceptions.

PERSONAL
Attended Scappoose (Ore.) HS...Majored in liberal studies at Oregon State.

TRANSACTIONS
Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/13/14)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/15/13)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/20/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (8/2/11)...Released by Arizona (7/29/11)...Signed as a free agent by Arizona (3/22/10)...Released by Cleveland (3/11/10)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left knee by Cleveland (12/2/08)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder by Cleveland (12/26/06)...Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (9/21/05)...Waived by Baltimore (9/20/05)...Selected in the sixth round (213th overall) of the NFL Draft by Baltimore (4/24/05).

GP/GS
Career (59/43) [0/0]; 2013 (4/0) [0/0]; 2012 (2/0); 2011 (2/0); 2010 (12/9); 2009 (8/7); 2008 (10/9); 2007 (16/15); 2006 (5/3); 2005 (0/0).

2013
Reserve quarterback in all 16 games for Carolina...Played in four games and did not play in 12 games...Did not attempt any passes...Rushed five times for no yards...POSTSEASON: Active but did not play in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Vs. New York Giants (9/22): Relieved Cam Newton for the final two series of the game in 38-0 victory...At Minnesota (10/13): Played the game's final two series in 35-10 win...Vs. St. Louis (10/20): Took over briefly for an injured Newton in the third quarter...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/1): Inserted for the final series of the game in 27-6 victory.

2012
Reserve quarterback in all 16 games for Carolina...Played in two games and did not play in 14 others...Completed all four of his pass attempts for 58 yards and no touchdowns with no interceptions...Vs. New York Giants (9/20): Inserted for the final series of the game and completed three passes for 46 yards...At New Orleans (12/30): Replaced an injured Cam Newton for four plays in the fourth quarter...Completed only pass for 12 yards to gain a first down at Saints' 12-yard line on drive that ended with a touchdown.

2011
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (8/2) after being released by Arizona (7/29)...Reserve quarterback in all 16 games...Played in two games and did not play in 14 others...Did not record any passing statistics...Rushed twice for minus two yards...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/24): Relieved quarterback Cam Newton in the fourth quarter with the Panthers ahead 48-16...At New Orleans (1/1): Replaced Newton for the game's final series.

2010
Signed as a free agent by Arizona (3/22) after being released by Cleveland (3/11)...Played in 12 games with nine starts...Completed 169-of-327 passes for 2,065 yards and seven touchdowns with 10 interceptions to attain a 65.9 quarterback rating...Scrambled five times for 25 yards...Started Weeks 1-4 and 9-13...Appeared in relief of Max Hall versus New Orleans (10/10), at Seattle (10/24) and versus Tampa Bay (10/31)...Inactive with a concussion versus Denver (12/12) and at Carolina (12/19) and as the third quarterback versus Dallas (12/25) and at San Francisco (1/2)...At St. Louis (9/12): Accumulated 297 yards passing, the second-most among winning quarterbacks on Kickoff Weekend, on 22-of-41 attempts with one touchdown and no interceptions...Brought Cardinals back in fourth quarter for seventh career game-winning drive...Completed six-of-seven passes for 101 yards during decisive seven-play, 86-yard drive, consummated by a 21-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald...Vs. Tampa Bay (10/31): Threw 50th career touchdown on a five-yard toss to Fitzgerald in the fourth quarter...At Minnesota (11/7): Returned to starting lineup...Vs. Seattle (11/14): One of an NFL record 13 quarterbacks to pass for 300 yards in Week 10 with a season-high 322 yards, hitting on 23-of-45 attempts with one touchdown and one interception...Marked fifth career 300-yard passing game...Vs. St. Louis (12/5): Left game in third quarter with a concussion.

2009
Played in eight games with seven starts for Cleveland...Completed 81-of-182 passes for 888 yards and three touchdowns with 10 interceptions to register a 42.1 quarterback rating...Scored two touchdowns on 10 rushes for eight yards...Backed up Brady Quinn for the first three games prior to starting the next five and then serving as the backup for the following six...Started the last two games after Quinn was placed on injured reserve...Vs. Cincinnati (10/4): Made first start of the season...Equaled single-game career high with 48 attempts, connecting on 26 for 269 yards and one touchdown with one interception...At Buffalo (10/11): Managed sixth career game-winning drive...After a muffed punt, took over on Bills 16-yard line with 2:59 remaining in the game...Efficiently steered a seven-play, 15-yard drive that consumed 2:36 and concluded with an 18-yard game-winning field goal by Billy Cundiff.

2008
Played in 10 games with nine starts for Cleveland...Completed 142-of-283 passes for 1,615 yards and nine touchdowns with eight interceptions to manufacture a 66.5 quarterback rating...Gained 55 yards rushing on 25 attempts...Started the first eight games before being replaced by Brady Quinn...Dressed but did not play as the reserve quarterback versus Denver (11/6) and at Buffalo (11/17)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left knee (12/2)...At Cincinnati (9/28): Orchestrated fourth career game-winning drive...Rallied Browns from a 6-3 deficit with three fourth-quarter scoring drives that yielded 17 points...Hit on seven-of-eight passes for 66 yards during final quarter, including a four-yard go-ahead touchdown to wide receiver Braylon Edwards...Vs. New York Giants (10/13): Recorded fourth career 300-yard passing outing with a season-high 310 yards and two touchdowns on 18-of-29 passing...At Jacksonville (10/26): Produced fifth career game winning drive...Guided Browns on a 10-play, 77-yard drive that resulted in a tie-breaking 20-yard field goal by Phil Dawson...Found wide receiver Syndric Steptoe down the middle of the field for a 53-yard gain to Jaguars one-yard line that set up field goal...Vs. Baltimore (11/2): Had career-best streak of 132 consecutive pass attempts without an interception end when he was picked off by Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs in the fourth quarter...Vs. Indianapolis (11/30): Returned to starting lineup...Suffered a season-ending left knee injury, sustaining a torn medial collateral ligament while being sacked by Colts defensive end Robert Mathis in the fourth quarter.

2007
Played in 16 games with 15 starts for Cleveland...Completed 298-of-527 passes for 3,787 yards and 29 touchdowns, equaling the second-highest total in team history, with 19 interceptions to generate an 82.5 quarterback rating...Established career highs for games played, starts, attempts, completions, yards and touchdowns...Rushed for 70 yards and three touchdowns on 32 attempts...At the helm of offense that ranked eighth in the NFL in total yards and scoring...Earned 10 wins as starting quarterback, the most by the Browns since 1994...AFC PLAYER OF THE WEEK/MONTH: AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 2 versus Cincinnati (9/16)...Amassed 328 yards passing and five touchdown passes en route to helping the Browns tally 554 net yards, the third-highest output in team history, and 51 points...PRO BOWL: Named to first career Pro Bowl...Became first Browns quarterback since Bernie Kosar in 1987 to be selected to Pro Bowl...Completed 10-of-26 passes for 103 yards with one interception...Vs. Pittsburgh (9/9): Inserted at quarterback in the second quarter in place of an ineffective Charlie Frye...Vs. Cincinnati (9/16): Passed for 328 yards and a single-game career-high five touchdowns on 20-of-33 attempts with one interception...Hurled scoring strikes of 17 and nine yards to wide receiver Joe Jurevicius, 25 yards to tight end Kellen Winslow, and 34 and 37 yards to wide receiver Braylon Edwards...Represented first career 300-yard passing effort...Anderson's 328 yards passing along with Jamal Lewis' 216 yards rushing, Edwards' 146 yards receiving and Winslow's 100 yards receiving signified first time in team history the Browns had a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and two 100-yard receivers in the same game...At Oakland (9/23): Scored first career rushing touchdown on a one-yard run...Vs. Baltimore (9/30): Hooked up with Edwards for a career-long 78-yard touchdown pass...Vs. Miami (10/14): Registered a single-game career-high 72.0 completion percentage on 18-of-25 passing...At St. Louis (10/28): Compiled a single-game career-high 143.0 quarterback rating and matched single-game career-high 72.0 completion percentage on 18-of-25 passing for 248 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions...Vs. Seattle (11/4): Set single-game career highs with 29 completions, 48 attempts and 364 yards passing...Marked second career 300-yard passing performance...Conducted second career game-winning drive...In overtime, drove Browns 49 yards in six plays, capped by a 25-yard Phil Dawson field goal...On game-winning possession, completed both attempts for 35 yards, including a 34-yard screen pass to Lewis to Seahawks 21-yard line, and ran for 10 yards two plays later to the 10-yard line to put Browns in position for game-winning kick...At Baltimore (11/18): Led dramatic comeback in fourth quarter and engineered third career game-winning drive in overtime...Trailing 30-27 with 26 seconds remaining, connected on two passes for 24 yards to set up game-tying 51-yard field goal by Dawson as time expired...In overtime, marched Browns 43 yards on nine plays, culminating with Dawson's game-winning 33-yard field goal...Successful on all four passes for 34 yards on game-winning possession...At Arizona (12/2): Notched third career 300-yard passing game with 304 yards, hitting on 21-of-41 passes with two touchdowns and two interceptions...At Cincinnati (12/23): Tied single-game career highs with 29 completions, 48 attempts and four interceptions.

2006
Played in five games with three starts for Cleveland...Reserve quarterback for 10 games...Completed 66-of-117 passes for 793 yards and five touchdowns with eight interceptions to post a 63.1 quarterback rating...Added four carries for 47 yards...Served as the backup behind Charlie Frye for majority of season before Frye was injured in Week 13 and then moved into starting lineup...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder (12/26)...Vs. Denver (10/22): Made NFL debut, replacing Frye for one play in the first quarter...Vs. Kansas City (12/3): Entered at the beginning of the second quarter when Frye was sidelined with a bone bruise...Tossed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Browns overcome 14-point deficit and force overtime...Connected on four-of-seven passes for 76 yards on first scoring drive, highlighted by first career touchdown pass - a six-yarder to tight end Steve Heiden...Tied game on a three-yard touchdown pass to Heiden with 35 seconds remaining...In overtime, directed Browns on a nine-play, 63-yard game-winning drive, completing both pass attempts for 34 yards...Scrambled 33 yards to Chiefs 12-yard line to set up the winning 33-yard field goal by Phil Dawson...At Pittsburgh (12/7): Made first NFL start...Responded with a season-high 276 yards on 21-of-37 passing and one touchdown with one interception...At Baltimore (12/17): Completed a career-best 13 consecutive passes...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/24): Suffered a separated right shoulder while being sacked by Buccaneers defensive tackle Chris Hovan in the fourth quarter...Threw a single-game career-high four interceptions.

2005
Originally drafted in the sixth round (213th overall) by Baltimore...Waived by the Ravens (9/20) after being the inactive third quarterback versus Indianapolis (9/11) and dressing but not playing at Tennessee (9/18)...Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (9/21)...Listed as the Browns inactive third quarterback for the final 14 regular season games.

COLLEGE
Played in 44 games with 38 starts at Oregon State...Completed 768-of-1,515 passes for 11,249 yards and 79 touchdowns with 57 interceptions...Set school records for career passing yards and touchdowns...First quarterback in school history to lead the Beavers to three bowl games...2004 (Sr.): Second-team All-Pac 10 Conference choice...Ranked first in the conference in passing with an average of 301.2 yards per game...Started 12 games...Produced 3,615 yards and a school-record 29 touchdowns with 17 interceptions on 279-of-515 passing...2003 (Jr.): All-Pac 10 Conference honorable mention...Started 13 games...Became the second player in Pac-10 Conference history to throw for more than 4,000 yards in a season with 4,058, completing 261-of-510 passes with 24 touchdowns and 24 interceptions...2002 (So.): Started 13 games...Connected on 211-of-449 attempts for 3,313 yards and 25 touchdowns with 13 interceptions...2001 (Fr.): Played in six games...Hit on 17-of-41 passes for 263 yards and one touchdown with three interceptions.

PERSONAL
Attended Scappoose (Ore.) HS...Majored in liberal studies at Oregon State.

 

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