By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Former NFL running back C.J. Anderson has announced his retirement. He is leaving the sport at 29-years-old.
He had little interest as a free agent. As the new season began, he was left without a job.
Instead of waiting for his phone to ring from a team, he hanged up his cleats for good.
Following his retirement, according to FootballScoop, he would like to get into coaching. Anderson is pursuing a coaching position within aPower 5 school.
Anderson has bounced around a lot in the previous two seasons. In 2018 and 2019, he played for the Carolina Panthers, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Rams, and the Detroit Lions.
He began his career with the Denver Broncos, where he played his first four seasons in the league. With the Broncos, he was a member of the team, which defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.
Also, Anderson made the Pro Bowl during the 2014 season.
The undrafted running back appeared in just two games with the Lions during the 2019 season. Anderson had 16 carries for 43 yards.
In his career, he has appeared in 71 games, including 39 starts. He has had 776 carries for 3,497 yards and 22 touchdowns.
In addition, he had 108 receptions for 900 yards and five additional touchdowns.
The best season of his short career came in 2017 when he had a career-high 245 carries for 1,007 yards and three touchdowns.
He also had 28 receptions for 224 and one touchdown that season.
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