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Raving about Anderson

This article speaks on the job that 5th rounder Mark Anderson has been doing as of late.  I mentioned in my recap how impressed I was with Anderson burning Walter Jones.  This did not go unnoticed by the team.  Here he even gets favorably compared to Mario Williams.

Another one might be whether there is another NFL rookie with a better sacks-to-snaps-played ratio than Anderson.

Doubt it.

The Bears do not release playing-time statistics, but while spelling Brown or Adewale Ogunleye every third or fourth series, Anderson already has 3½ sacks and a fumble recovery though he's on the field for probably less than half the game. Not bad production for the 159th player taken in April's draft who signed for a $156,000 bonus.

Compare the Bears' return on their investment in a rookie pass rusher with the Houston Texans, who took Mario Williams with the No. 1 overall pick of the draft and paid him a guaranteed $21.75 million. Williams recorded his first NFL sack Sunday against the Miami Dolphins and tipped a two-point conversion pass with 1 minute 43 seconds left to secure the Texans' first win of the season. The sighs of relief in Houston created a breeze that could be felt in Texarkana.

It is scary to think that Anderson gives the D Line more depth and talent as if it didn't already have enough.