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Zaire Anderson
ILB #50
Height:
5-11
Weight:
220
Age:
25
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Philadelphia
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
23
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 37 27 10 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2017 DEN 16 2 23 18 5 0.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2016 DEN 16 1 14 9 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 LAC W 24-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DAL W 42-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @BUF L 16-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 OAK W 16-10 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 NYG L 10-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @LAC L 0-21 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @KC L 19-29 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @PHI L 23-51 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 NE L 16-41 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 CIN L 17-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @OAK L 14-21 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @MIA L 9-35 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 NYJ W 23-0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @IND W 25-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @WAS L 11-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 KC L 24-27 4 3 1 0.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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Bio

ANDERSON AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year linebacker from the University of Nebraska who appeared in 16 games (1 start) in 2016 after spending his entire rookie season competing on Denver’s practice squad.
• Started 18-of-28 games in three seasons at Nebraska, registering 159 tackles (77 solo), five sacks (38 yds.), six passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 2, 2015.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 5/2/15; Waived by Denver 9/5/15; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 9/7/15; Signed by Denver to a future contract 2/10/16.

ANDERSON AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year linebacker from the University of Nebraska who appeared in 16 games (1 start) in 2016 after spending his entire rookie season competing on Denver’s practice squad.
• Started 18-of-28 games in three seasons at Nebraska, registering 159 tackles (77 solo), five sacks (38 yds.), six passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 2, 2015.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 5/2/15; Waived by Denver 9/5/15; Signed by Denver (practice squad) 9/7/15; Signed by Denver to a future contract 2/10/16.

2016: Anderson played all 16 games (1 start), totaling seven tackles (4 solo) on defense to go along with seven tackles and one forced fumble on special teams... Made his NFL debut vs. Car. (9/8)... Forced a fumble on punt coverage and added one special-teams stop at Cin. (9/25)... Notched one solo tackle and one special-teams stop vs. Atl. (10/9)... Tallied two special-teams tackles vs. S.D. (10/30)... Played 27 defensive snaps and recorded a personal-best five tackles (3 solo) at Ten. (12/11)... Made his first career start vs. Oak. (1/1) before leaving the game with a neck injury.

2015: Anderson entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 2... Spent the entire 2015 season competing on Denver’s practice squad after seeing action in all four preseason games.

COLLEGE: Anderson started 18-of-28 games in three seasons at the University of Nebraska after beginning his career at Riverside (Calif.) City College... Registered 159 tackles (77 solo), five sacks (38 yds.), six passes defensed three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... Led the Cornhuskers with 103 tackles (48 solo) in addition to recording two sacks (16 yds.), five passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior, earning honorable-mention All-Big Ten Conference honors... Played 12 games (5 starts) as a junior, totaling 52 tackles (28 solo), three sacks (22 yds.) and one pass defensed... Recorded 95 tackles, 6.5 sacks and two passes defensed in 2011 at Riverside CC... Named a JC Gridwire All-American and the National Division East Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 after finishing the year with 92 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss and nine sacks.

PERSONAL: Anderson played prep ball at Frankford High School in Philadelphia, where he was named a first-team All-Philadelphia Public selection his senior season... Earned his degree in child, youth and family sciences in 2014 and played his senior season as a graduate student at Nebraska... Zaire Anderson was born on Aug. 18, 1992, in Philadelphia.

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