Broncos Use Low RFA Tender On C.J. Anderson

1:42pm: The Broncos have officially assigned the low-end RFA tender to Anderson, giving them the right of first refusal, tweets Jhabvala.

10:45am: The Broncos will use a low-round tender on restricted free agent running back C.J. Anderson, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post tweets. The tender is worth $1.671MM in 2016. C.J. Anderson (vertical)

If you’re surprised that Anderson was given a low-round tender instead of a second-round tender, then you’re not alone. Anderson reacted on Twitter minutes ago and he appears to be disappointed with the news (sic):

Wow welp I’ve been here b4 jus keep grinding keep working 2 be the best 32-254-22,” Anderson wrote.

Anderson burst on the scene in 2014, with nearly 1,200 all-purpose yards (849 rushing, 324 receiving) and eight touchdowns in his first true taste of NFL playing time. In 2015, however, he took a step back and played a smaller role in Denver’s offense. In 15 games (5 starts), Anderson ran for 720 yards off of 152 carries, good for a still solid 4.7 yards per attempt. He also played a role in the passing attack, recording 25 catches for 183 yards.

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5 comments on “Broncos Use Low RFA Tender On C.J. Anderson

  1. Dogg n the game


  2. Dogg n the game

    Wow what is denver thinking

  3. Nick Ottino

    Patriots should be all over this guy.

    • UnanymousSuperBowler

      Patriots do have blount , if anything there are some other teams who have the space like the jags who have 80mm to pull cj in

      • The Jags have Yeldon as their long term running back, they’re not going to give a big contract to a free agent just to be the backup.

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