Denver Broncos: Can C.J. Anderson Help out at Running Back?

June 29, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos are absolutely stacked on both sides of the ball, but there is one position that brings up some question marks.
Denver's running backs (specifically Willis McGahee) did a great job supporting erratic quarterback Tim Tebow in 2011, but the production from the ground game dipped off in 2012. Only five teams averaged less yards per carry (YPC) than Denver did.
While the Broncos managed to finish in the top half of the league (16th) in rushing yards, there are still question marks surrounding the running backs. Montee Ball was drafted in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft to help out, and Ronnie Hillman and Knowshon Moreno are still on the team.
And, the Broncos have another new candidate in the mix.
C.J. Anderson, who played college football at Cal, was locked up by the Broncos after going undrafted. Anderson put up gaudy numbers in limited action, but he wasn't highly touted coming out of college. It didn't help that Cal went 3-9 and failed to g...

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