Broncos Cut Running Back CJ Anderson

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According to Vic Lombardi of Altitude TV, the Broncos have released the veteran running back. Anderson, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. He was scheduled to make $4.5 million in the 2018 season.

Anderson is coming off a career year with the Broncos as he finally got his chance to be the team's undisputed lead back.

The Broncos were listening to trade offers for the running back, who rushed for more than 1,000 yards last season, but were apparently unable to find any takers.

Anderson signed a four-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016 and was cut after attempts to trade him failed, reports. We'll look at that.

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"Just focus on me", Anderson said. But I'm going to focus on myself.

The Broncos signed Anderson as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

The move comes on the heels of Anderson's best year of his career after he rushed for 1,007 yards last season, the first 1,000 yard season of his career. He also added in 28 receptions for 224 receiving yards and four total touchdowns. Two years later, the Broncos made a decision to part ways with the running back.