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February 10, 2020 04:04 PM
Colt Anderson: Turns to coaching
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson was hired by the Bengals as an assistant wide receivers coach Monday, indicating his retirement as a player, Tyler Dragon of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Anderson last played during the 2017 season when he suited up in five games for the Bills and recorded three tackles. The 34-year-old will aim to help the Bengals' rebuild.

January 7, 2018 03:52 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Questionable to return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson injured his shoulder during Sunday's game against the Jaguars and is considered questionable to return.

Anderson appeared in just five contests throughout the regular season with the Bills, so his potential absence wouldn't have much of an impact on the team's defense.

January 5, 2018 10:52 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Absent from injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (forearm) doesn't appear on the injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Jaguars, David Newton of ESPN reports.

Anderson played 16 snaps on special teams in his return from injured reserve during the team's Week 17 win. but didn't take a single rep on defense. Expect more of the same Sunday.

December 28, 2017 09:16 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Officially activated from IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (forearm) was officially activated from injured reserve Thursday, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

Anderson was originally placed on IR in early October with a fractured forearm and was designated to return mid-December. He likely wouldn't have been activated if he wasn't going to suit up Sunday against the Dolphins, which is a must-win game for the Bills in order to stay in postseason contention. However, Anderson won't be much of an IDP prospect, considering he's deployed almost exclusively on special teams.

December 20, 2017 11:56 AM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Designated for return from IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bills designated Anderson (forearm) to return from injured reserve Tuesday.

Anderson, who was placed on IR prior to Week 5 with the fractured forearm, will resume practicing with the team Wednesday and will be eligible to return for the Bills' final two games. Due to the safety's lengthy layoff, it's unclear if he'll be able to give it a go Sunday against the Patriots, but the Week 17 matchup with the Dolphins seems like a more reasonable target. If Anderson is activated from IR, he would likely see most of his action on special teams rather than in the secondary.

October 4, 2017 03:38 AM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Moved to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (forearm) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Joe Buscaglia of 7 ABC Buffalo reports.

He needs surgery after breaking his forearm in the Bills' win over the Falcons on Sunday, so the special teams standout will now apparently miss the rest of the season, unless he works out an injury settlement with the team.

October 2, 2017 01:24 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Arm surgery ahead
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson will need forearm surgery after getting hurt in Sunday's win over the Falcons, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Anderson hasn't been seeing time on defense, but he's a good special teams player and the Bills will feel the loss there. Anderson is out indefinitely.

October 1, 2017 01:24 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Heads to locker room
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson left Sunday's game against the Falcons with an arm injury and won't return.

The depth safety doesn't play much outside of special teams situations, and now he'll shift his focus to getting healthy for a Week 5 matchup with the Bengals.

September 8, 2017 03:04 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Looks set for Week 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (foot) was able to practice fully after being limited during Thursday's session.

It looks like the depth safety will be available for the Week 1 matchup against the Jets, where he'll provide his most value to the Bills' special teams efforts.

September 8, 2017 03:04 AM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Limited Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (foot) was listed as a limited participant for the second straight practice Thursday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

Despite the limited designation, we expect Anderson to play Sunday against the Jets. With a plethora of new faces on the special teams units, they will be relying on his veteran prowess in that area.

September 6, 2017 01:52 AM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Finds way back to Buffalo
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson, released just a day ago, was re-signed Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

The Bills needed to do some paper shuffling after the weekend, but it left the team thin at safety and it was probably the plan all along to bring back Anderson as soon as the situation arose. He'll serve as a reserve safety and key special teamer.

September 4, 2017 03:32 PM
Colt Anderson: Let go Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson was released Monday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

The Bills needed to make room for quarterback Joe Webb, so special teams had to take a hit and Anderson was the choice. We wouldn't be surprised if he was brought back once the Bills make their next series of moves, as he's a very good special teams player and the Bills could use some more depth at safety.

August 18, 2017 07:24 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Held out Thursday with foot injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson aggravated his foot injury during pregame warmups Thursday and was subsequently held out of the contest, Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 reports.

This is concerning for the Bills' already shaky secondary depth, considering Anderson had already spent a large chunk of the preseason on the PUP list with the foot ailment. He came off the PUP on Sunday and resumed practicing, but Anderson tweaked the injury while warming up for Thursday's game against the Eagles. Considering the aggravation of Anderson's injury comes just days after being activated, Thursday's development is especially unwelcome news.

August 13, 2017 01:56 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Removed from PUP
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson, who has missed all of training camp to date with a foot injury, was removed from the PUP list Sunday and will begin practicing again, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

The Bills are pretty set as far as starting safeties go with Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer, but Anderson is a strong special teams player and has a good chance of landing a roster spot now that he's healthy again.

July 26, 2017 04:12 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Will start camp on PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson has a foot injury and will begin training camp on Active/Physically Unable to Perform list, Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com reports.

Anderson isn't slated to be a starter this season, but he's also favored to make the team -- assuming his injury isn't serious -- given the depth he provides and his special teams ability.

January 27, 2017 11:40 AM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Remaining with Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson re-signed with the Bills on Friday.

Anderson's primary contributions since entering the league in 2009 have come on special teams, where he's totaled 55 career tackles. Although he featured in only two games before being placed on Buffalo's injured reserve list this season, the veteran will return to the Bills in hopes for a more active 2017 campaign.

October 10, 2016 07:56 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Stashed on injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (hand) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Matthew Fairburn of New York Upstate reports.

Anderson is a special teams player who largely failed to make an impact of any sort this season, as was inactive for the first three games and never recorded a snap on defense.

October 9, 2016 11:24 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Injures arm Week 5
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson has been knocked out of Sunday's game with an arm injury.

The nature and extent of Anderson's injury are unclear. Regardless, he now should be considered questionable to play in Week 6.

October 2, 2016 11:40 AM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Active Week 4
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (foot) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

Anderson's availability likely won't have much impact for the Bills' defense as he'll be a reserve option to provide depth in the secondary. He was limited throughout the week in practice, but good to go for Week 4.

September 30, 2016 03:50 PM
Bills' Colt Anderson: Questionable for Week 4
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anderson (foot) is questionable to play in the Bills' Week 4 game against the Patriots.

Anderson was limited in practice throughout the week. He serves as depth in the Bills' secondary and his absence shouldn't have a significant impact on the outcome of the game if he's ultimately ruled out.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/195
Birthdate:
10/25/1985
Age:
36
Hometown:
Butte, MT, USA
School:
Montana
NFL Experience:
9
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