Wednesday January 27th, 2016

Broncos running back C.J. Anderson shared an inspirational message from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Instagram on Tuesday.

Following the Broncos’ 20–18 win over the Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, Anderson says Brady had some encouraging words for him.

“He said ‘CJ way to fight and prove everybody in this league wrong you belong in this league and you’re one hell of a player I love the way you run keep climbing to be great,’” Anderson wrote in his post.

Anderson also reveals how Brady inspired him to pursue a career in the NFL, even as an undrafted free agent, and how he has “mad respect” for the quarterback.

The Broncos are set to take on the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7.

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