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C.J. Anderson
RB #22
Height:
5-8
Weight:
224
Age:
25
College:
California
Hometown:
Vallejo, CA
Experience:
4
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 338 1,607 4.8 48 13 59 507 8.6 51 2 3 2
2015 DEN 15 6 152 720 4.7 48T 5 25 183 7.3 27 0 2 2
2014 DEN 15 7 179 849 4.7 27 8 34 324 9.5 51T 2 1 0
2013 DEN 5 0 7 38 5.4 11 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 BAL W 19-13 12 29 2.4 6 0 4 19 4.8 8 0 -- --
2 @KC W 31-24 12 27 2.3 14 0 1 2 2 2 0 -- --
3 @DET W 24-12 8 18 2.3 5 0 1 9 9 9 0 -- --
4 MIN W 23-20 11 43 3.9 13 0 1 27 27 27 0 -- --
5 @OAK W 16-10 11 22 2 10 0 2 18 9 10 0 -- --
6 @CLE W 26-23 13 41 3.2 11 0 4 25 6.3 11 0 -- --
8 GB W 29-10 14 101 7.2 28 1 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
9 @IND L 24-27 7 34 4.9 12 0 1 4 4 4 0 -- --
10 KC L 13-29 2 9 4.5 5 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
11 @CHI W 17-15 12 59 4.9 15 0 2 13 6.5 12 0 -- --
12 NE W 30-24 15 113 7.5 48 2 4 40 10 20 0 -- --
13 @SD W 17-3 7 42 6 22 0 1 12 12 12 0 -- --
14 OAK L 12-15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @PIT L 27-34 4 14 3.5 5 0 1 6 6 6 0 -- --
16 CIN W 20-17 9 73 8.1 39 1 1 8 8 8 0 1 1
17 SD W 27-20 15 95 6.3 27 1 1 -5 -5 -5 0 1 1

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Bio

ANDERSON AT A GLANCE:
• A fourth-year player who in 2014 became just the fifth undrafted running back in NFL history to make the Pro Bowl.
• Appeared in 35 regular-season games (13 starts) and four postseason contests (1 start) for the Broncos during the last three years after making the 53-man roster as a college free agent in 2013.
• Rushed for 720 yards on 152 carries (4.7 avg.) with five touchdowns in addition to catching 25 passes for 183 yard (7.3 avg.) in 2015.
• Selected as AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 12 - 2015).
• Emerged as a starter for the Broncos midway through the 2014 season and totaled 179 carries for 849 yards (4.7 avg.) with eight rushing touchdowns.
• Finished the 2014 season with 10 total touchdowns (8 rush, 2 rec.), marking the most by an undrafted Broncos running back in a single season.
• Led the NFL with seven rushing touchdowns in December 2014 to tie for the third-most rushing scores by an undrafted player in a single month in NFL history.
• Posted the top two rushing performances by an undrafted player in team history in back-to-back weeks in 2014 (167 and 168 yds., Weeks 11 and 12).
• Totaled two games with three rushing touchdowns in 2014, becoming only the second player in team annals (Terrell Davis, 3-1998) with multiple games in a season posting at least three rushing scores.
• Finished his rookie season with seven carries for 38 yards (5.4 avg.) while contributing in 22 offensive plays and 36 special-teams snaps for Denver.
• Saw action in all 25 games (2 starts) in two seasons at the University of California-Berkley and rushed for 1,135 yards and 12 touchdowns on 198 carries (5.7 avg.) after transferring from Laney College.
• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 1, 2013.

ANDERSON AT A GLANCE:
• A fourth-year player who in 2014 became just the fifth undrafted running back in NFL history to make the Pro Bowl.
• Appeared in 35 regular-season games (13 starts) and four postseason contests (1 start) for the Broncos during the last three years after making the 53-man roster as a college free agent in 2013.
• Rushed for 720 yards on 152 carries (4.7 avg.) with five touchdowns in addition to catching 25 passes for 183 yard (7.3 avg.) in 2015.
• Selected as AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 12 - 2015).
• Emerged as a starter for the Broncos midway through the 2014 season and totaled 179 carries for 849 yards (4.7 avg.) with eight rushing touchdowns.
• Finished the 2014 season with 10 total touchdowns (8 rush, 2 rec.), marking the most by an undrafted Broncos running back in a single season.
• Led the NFL with seven rushing touchdowns in December 2014 to tie for the third-most rushing scores by an undrafted player in a single month in NFL history.
• Posted the top two rushing performances by an undrafted player in team history in back-to-back weeks in 2014 (167 and 168 yds., Weeks 11 and 12).
• Totaled two games with three rushing touchdowns in 2014, becoming only the second player in team annals (Terrell Davis, 3-1998) with multiple games in a season posting at least three rushing scores.
• Finished his rookie season with seven carries for 38 yards (5.4 avg.) while contributing in 22 offensive plays and 36 special-teams snaps for Denver.
• Saw action in all 25 games (2 starts) in two seasons at the University of California-Berkley and rushed for 1,135 yards and 12 touchdowns on 198 carries (5.7 avg.) after transferring from Laney College.
• Entered the NFL with Denver as a college free agent on May 1, 2013.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a college free agent 5/1/13.

2015: Anderson rushed 12 times for 29 yards (2.4 avg.) and added four catches for 19 yards (4.8 avg.) vs. Bal. (9/13)... Carried the ball 12 times for 27 yards (2.3 avg.) and added one catch for 2 yards at K.C. (9/17)... Returned to the game after injury and finished with eight carries for 18 yards (2.3 avg.) and one reception for 9 yards at Det. (9/27)... Rushed 11 times for 43 yards (3.9 avg.) and caught one pass for 27 yards vs. Min. (10/4)... Recorded 11 carries for 22 yards (2.0 avg.) and added two catches for 18 yards (9.0 avg.)... Carried the ball 13 times for 41 yards (3.2 avg.)—including five times for 23 yards (4.6 avg.) in Denver’s game-winning overtime drive—and added four receptions for 25 yards (6.3 avg.) at Cle. (10/18)... Posted the third 100-yard rushing performance of his career (14-101-7.2 avg.) and scored on a career-long 28-yard run vs. G.B. (11/1)... Rushed seven times for 34 yards (4.9 avg.) and caught one pass for 4 yards at Ind. (11/8)... Carried two for 9 yards (4.5 avg.) vs. K.C. (11/15)... Helped the team to a season-best 170 rushing yards, carrying 12 times for 59 yards (4.9 avg.) in addition to catching two passes for 13 yards (6.5 avg.) at Chi. (11/22)... Recorded just the fourth overtime touchdown in team history on a career-long 48-yard run and finished with 15 carries for 113 yards (7.5 avg.) with two touchdowns in addition to four catches for 40 yards (10.0 avg.) vs. N.E. (11/29)... Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts vs. N.E.... Rushed seven times for 42 yards (6.0 avg.) and caught one pass for 12 yards in the first half before leaving with an injury at S.D. (12/6)... Active but did not play vs. Oak. (12/13)... Rushed four times for 14 yards (3.5 avg.) and caught one pass for 6 yards at Pit. (12/20)... Rushed for 73 yards on nine carries (8.1 avg.) with a 39-yard touchdown run and caught one pass for 8 yards vs. Cin. (12/28)... Carried 15 times for 95 yards (6.3 avg.) with a 1-yard touchdown and caught one pass for -5 yards vs. S.D. (1/3)... Rushed 15 times for 72 yards (4.8 avg.) with a 1-yard touchdown and caught two passes for 11 yards (5.5 avg.) in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Pit. (1/17)... Carried the ball 16 times for 72 yards (4.5 avg.) and caught three passes for 18 yards (6.0 avg.) in Denver’s AFC Championship game vs. N.E. (1/24)

2014: Anderson started 7-of-15 regular-season games for the Broncos and totaled 849 yards on 179 rushes (4.7 avg.) with eight touchdowns in addition to catching 34 passes for 324 yards (9.5 avg.) with two scores... Selected to his first Pro Bowl to become just the fifth undrafted running back in NFL history to receive that honor... Finished the regular season with 10 total touchdowns (8 rush, 2 rec.) to represent the most by an undrafted Broncos running back in a single season... Racked up 163 yards from scrimmage (90 rush, 73 rec.) at Oak (11/9) after relieving injured starter Ronnie Hillman... Made his first career start at Stl. (11/16)... Posted the top two rushing performances by an undrafted player in team history in back-to-back weeks (167 vs. Mia. (11/23) and 168 yards at K.C. (11/30))... Earned FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors for his performance against the Chiefs... Led all NFL players with 709 total yards (472 rush, 237 rec.) in November, good for third in franchise history for yards from scrimmage in a single month... Paced the NFL with seven rushing touchdowns in December to tie for the third-most rushing scores by an undrafted player in a single month in NFL history... Tallied a career-high three rushing touchdowns vs. Buf. (12/7) and Oak. (12/28) to tie for third most in a game in club history... Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his three-touchdown performance against the Raiders.

2013: Anderson played five regular-season games, finishing with 38 yards on seven carries (5.4 avg.) as a rookie... Made his NFL debut and posted 22 yards on four carries vs. Was. (10/27)... Ran twice for nine yards and caught one pass for 14 yards in Super Bowl XLVIII vs. Sea. (2/2).

COLLEGE: Anderson saw action in all 25 games (2 starts) in two seasons at Cal after transferring from Laney College... Rushed for 1,135 yards on 198 carries (5.7 avg.) and 12 touchdowns for the Golden Bears and added 22 receptions for 350 yards and two scores... Totaled 126 rushes for 790 yards (6.3 avg.) and four touchdowns as a senior while topping the 100-yard mark on three occasions... Played in all 13 games in his first year at Cal in 2011 and totaled 345 yards and eight touchdowns on 72 carries (4.8 avg.)... Earned first-team All-America honors and led the NorCal Conference in rushing during his final season at Laney College in 2010, racking up 1,644 yards and 13 touchdowns on 206 attempts (8.0 avg.)... Tallied 114 carries for 693 yards (6.1 avg.) and three scores as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Anderson attended Bethel High School in Vallejo, Calif., where he rushed for nearly 4,000 yards during his prep career and led his team to four consecutive playoff appearances... Majored in interdisciplinary studies at Cal... Cortrelle Javon Anderson was born on Feb. 10, 1991.

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    (3:11) Posted Jan 27, 2016

    C.J. Anderson played games with kids at Willow Creek Elementary School on Wednesday, after he received touching letters from the students.

  • Best of: C.J. Anderson

    (01:15) Posted Mar 9, 2015

    A look back at C.J. Anderson's 2014 season, as he rushed for 849 yards and eight touchdowns during his career year.