Running back C.J. Anderson has publicly stated his desire to play for Dolphins coach Adam Gase.
That opportunity may come to fruition once again.
The Broncos are releasing Anderson, according to NFL Network, and Miami could use another highly-skilled running back to pair with Kenyan Drake and Frank Gore.
In 2016, the Dolphins gave Anderson a 4-year, $18 million offer sheet, which the running back signed. But to the surprise of some, the Broncos chose to match the offer.
Anderson, 27, was due to count $4.5. million against the cap in each of the next two seasons. He rushed for a career-high 1,007 yards last season, but his touchdowns have decreased for four straight seasons and his yards per carry have decreased for three straight seasons.
Anderson, 5-foot-8, 225 pounds, averaged 4.7 yards per carry in 2014 and 2015 and 4.0 and 4.1 over the last two seasons. He also has 103 career catches, so he’s a versatile talent.
Gase was Anderson’s offensive coordinator in Denver in 2013 and 2014.