The Broncos will match the Dolphins’ four-year offer to running back C.J. Anderson, keeping him in Denver.
C.J. Anderson will remain with the Broncos after Denver decided to match the Dolphins’ four-year contract offer, the running back confirmed on Twitter.
Anderson signed a four-year offer sheet with the Dolphins last week but the Broncos had the option to match because he is a restricted free agent. The deal is reportedly worth up to $18 million.
Miami’s offer sheet was reportedly front-loaded in order to make it difficult for the Broncos to match.
Anderson rushed for 720 yards on 152 carries last season and also recorded 25 receptions for 183 yards. He is entering his fourth season in the NFL.
The Dolphins were seeking a replacement for last year’s leading rusher, Lamar Miller, after Miller signed as a free agent with the Texans.