Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Broncos releasing RB CJ Anderson

Broncos releasing RB CJ Anderson

Anderson's time in Denver is done. They'll save $4.5 million in cap space by parting ways with him, according to Spotrac.

Denver is releasing Anderson after a career year for the running back.

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Recently, there was a report by Troy Renck of ABC Denver 7, the Dolphins had a verbal agreement in place to trade right tackle Ja'Wuan James to the Broncos for running back C.J. Anderson - before nixing the deal.

Anderson signed a four-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016 and was cut after attempts to trade him failed, NFL.com reports.

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Anderson's release leaves Devontae Booker and De'Angelo Henderson as the only running backs on the roster.

Anderson, 27, played five seasons for the Broncos. "I'm not saying they'll be back for sure, but I'm not going to say they are gone". He also added in 28 receptions for 224 receiving yards and four total touchdowns.

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He ran for 3,051 yards and 20 touchdowns in his 58-game career with the Broncos and was a Pro Bowl selection in 2014. Anderson was just the 14th player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season for the Broncos and the first since 2013.

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