Los Angeles Rams
  • 5'8"
  • 225
  • 28
  • 6 years
  • California
  • n/a
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2013 DEN 4 8 7 38 5.4 0 0 1 0 0 0 38 0 0 0 0
2014 DEN 15 223 179 849 4.7 8 0 44 34 324 2 1173 10 0 6 6
2015 DEN 15 188 152 720 4.7 5 2 36 25 183 0 903 5 0 2 4
2016 DEN 7 134 110 437 4.0 4 0 24 16 128 1 565 5 0 2 4
2017 DEN 16 285 245 1007 4.1 3 1 40 28 224 1 1231 4 0 5 3
  Avg 11 148 123 558 5.0 4 1 25 18 146 1 704 5 0 3 3

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2018 CAR 11 49 43 299 7.0 2 0 6 4 17 0 316 2 0 2 3

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 2/3/2019 7:14pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson rushed seven times for 22 yards and caught two passes for 12 yards in a 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

    Huddle Up: Anderson once again split time with Todd Gurley, but neither back was effective. If the Rams end up bringing Anderson back next year, it could thrust Gurley's role as a top-three pick into doubt. It is one of the bigger fantasy stories to watch heading into 2019.

  • Posted: 2/3/2019 8:28am ET

    Los Angeles Rams RBs Todd Gurley and C.J. Anderson are likely to split carries in Super Bowl LIII versus the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 3, according to running backs coach Skip Peete.

    Huddle Up: Gurley only had five carries in the NFC Championship Game versus the New Orleans Saints two weeks ago but he has been able to take part in all of the team's practices over the last two weeks without limitations, proving that the knee problems which plagued him near the end of the regular season are behind him. He should be viewed as a first-round selection in all fantasy formats for 2019. Anderson has played well since joining the club in December, rushing for more than 100 yards in three of the Rams' last four games, and he should see a decent workload in the Super Bowl based on his recent performance as well as Gurley's conditioning. He's worthy of consideration as a No. 3 or No. 4 running back for 2019 fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 2/3/2019 8:16am ET

    The Los Angeles Rams are interested in bringing back RB C.J. Anderson for the 2019 season, according to multiple sources.

    Huddle Up: The 27-year-old Anderson has been impressive since being picked up off the free agency scrap heap in December, rushing for more than 100 yards in three of his four games since joining the Rams. He should be part of a running back committee next season regardless of where he lands and is worthy of consideration as an RB3 or RB4 in most fantasy formats.

  • Posted: 1/29/2019 10:55am ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson said Tuesday, Jan. 29, he is now playing at 235 pounds -- up from his previous playing weight of 225.

    Huddle Up: The extra weight hasn't seemed to hamper Anderson so far in L.A. as he rushed for at least 123 yards in each of his first three games with the Rams before gaining 44 on 16 carries in the NFC title game. Next up, though, is a Patriots' rush defense that has surrendered only 60 rushing yards in two postseason games. Fellow RB Todd Gurley should also be much more involved in the Super Bowl game plan as well after receiving only five touches in the NFC Championship Game.

  • Posted: 1/25/2019 5:38pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 25.

    Huddle Up: Anderson has played well since joining the Rams and should be part of a running back committee for a team next season. He can be a No. 3 or No. 4 fantasy running back next season depending on his role.

  • Posted: 1/24/2019 4:25pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 24.

    Huddle Up: Anderson should be available to play in Super Bowl LIII and likely will receive a solid amount of touches. He has played well and could return to the Rams next season. Anderson probably will be part of a running back committee for a team next season and could be a No. 3 or No. 4 fantasy running back.

  • Posted: 1/20/2019 3:39pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB Todd Gurley rushed four times for 10 yards and a touchdown and he added a three-yard catch in the NFC Championship Game against the New Orleans Saints, while RB C.J. Anderson handled the majority of the workload with 17 total touches.

    Huddle Up: There was no official word from the Rams during the game, but Gurley was obviously not right. He had two dropped passes in the first half and he apparently is still not 100 percent from the knee injury which hampered him down the stretch. He'll have two weeks to rest before Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, but expect him to split the load with Anderson.

  • Posted: 1/20/2019 3:36pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson rushed 16 times for 44 yards in the NFC Championship Game against the New Orleans Saints and he added a five-yard catch.

    Huddle Up: Anderson was just on the scrap heap a month ago, but he stepped up and gave the Rams some semblance of a run with Todd Gurley obviously ailing and not at 100 percent. The veteran back could have played himself not only into a job for 2019, but a rather prominent role with someone.

  • Posted: 1/17/2019 8:53pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson said he is the freshest running back in the league heading into a matchup with the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game. 'I look faster than everyone else, part of it because I'm fresh,' Anderson said.

    Huddle Up: Anderson has played three games for the Rams, topping 120 rushing yards and scoring at least once in all of them. Even with Todd Gurley back in the fold, Anderson has shown he deserves a look in playoff contests. There could be plenty of touches to go around if the conference title game resembles the 45-35 shootout the Rams and Saints had earlier this year.

  • Posted: 1/13/2019 11:32am ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson had the full confidence of head coach Sean McVay, who signed the free agent on Dec. 18. 'He's a guy that's played in big-time games,' coach Sean McVay said Saturday, Jan. 12, following the Rams' 30-22 divisional-round playoff win over the Dallas Cowboys. 'You know that no moment is too big for him. This is a guy that's had a big-time role and a Super Bowl champion team. He's just got a great feel for the game. I think he did a great job again tonight. Was really just impressed with him from the jump -- the way that he was able to come in, I guess it would be about a month ago now, and how quickly he was able to pick things up. Really smart, cerebral player and does a great job putting his pads down, finishing falling forward.'

    Huddle Up: In three games with the Rams, Anderson has rushed for 167, 132 and 123 yards and has totaled four TDs while subbing for/complementing No. 1 RB Todd Gurley. And even with Gurley back from a two-game knee-injury absence Saturday, Anderson handled 23 of the 41 RB touches. That likely will switch as soon as the NFC title game, but expect Anderson to still see at least a third of the touches, especially if the game is close.

  • Posted: 1/12/2019 8:36pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson rushed 23 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns in a 30-22 win over the Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round Saturday, Jan. 12.

    Huddle Up: Talk about one man's trash being another man's treasure. Denver, Carolina and Oakland all kicked Anderson to the curb within the last year, but he has been churning out 100-yard efforts since being scooped up by the Rams in the final weeks of the regular season. Even with Todd Gurley back in the fold, Anderson can't be ignored in playoff contests.

  • Posted: 1/5/2019 6:44pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson could continue to have a role in the offense during the playoffs, according to head coach Sean McVay. 'But, he's certainly earned the right to be on the field,' McVay said. 'He's done a great job these last couple weeks.'

    Huddle Up: Although Anderson topped 100 rushing yards in Week 16 and Week 17 while Todd Gurley was sidelined, Gurley is expected to be ready to go for the divisional round. It's hard to imagine Anderson doing more than spelling Gurley during the playoffs.

  • Posted: 12/30/2018 8:25pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson rushed 23 times for 132 yards and a touchdown and caught three passes for 22 yards in a 48-32 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17.

    Huddle Up: Anderson delivered two monster performance while filling in for Todd Gurley, but now that the Rams have a couple of weeks to rest, Gurley should be ready to go for fantasy owners in playoff contests. Anderson is merely an insurance policy at this point.

  • Posted: 12/23/2018 6:56pm ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson rushed 20 times for 167 yards and a touchdown and lost five yards on his only reception in his team debut in a 31-9 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 16.

    Huddle Up: The Rams decided to play it safe with Todd Gurley, and Anderson took full advantage. If Gurley rests his knee again in the regular season finale against San Francisco, Anderson could have another strong outing.

  • Posted: 12/21/2018 10:54am ET

    Los Angeles Rams RB C.J. Anderson could play a role as early as this week, according to head coach Sean McVay, and 'all indications' point to Anderson being the first back off the bench if Todd Gurley is unable to play in Week 16 against the Arizona Cardinals.

    Huddle Up: Optimism remains Gurley will be able to fight through a knee injury despite not practicing this week. However, if he doesn't, it appears Anderson may be the one - instead of rookie John Kelly - in a position to take advantage of a soft matchup. Owners should strongly consider stashing Anderson now and see how this thing plays out over the next 24 to 48 hours.

  • Posted: 11/12/2018 12:48pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson was released Monday, Nov. 12.

    Huddle Up: Christian McCaffrey has emerged as a workhorse back this season, rendering Anderson somewhat obsolete. The San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins are among the teams that could/should have some interest in landing Anderson as a potential upgrade or complement to their respective backfield.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 2:47pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson rushed twice for nine yards in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added a 24-yard touchdown catch on his only target.

    Huddle Up: Anderson wasn't needed, as Christian McCaffrey was galloping to a career-high 184 yards in the victory. The veteran Anderson did well when called upon, but he'll need more than three touches for fantasy relevance. No Panthers have relevance in Week 4, as they're off due to the bye.

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 2:26pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson rushed three times for 31 yards in the Week 2 game against the Atlanta Falcons and he did not have a catch on two targets.

    Huddle Up: Anderson's touches were limited, as the Panthers got away from the run in the second half and his counterpart Christian McCaffrey was used a lot to catch the ball out of the backfield. Unless something happens to McCaffrey to force him to the sidelines, Anderson's fantasy appeal is rather limited. The Panthers host the Bengals in Week 3.

  • Posted: 9/12/2018 11:50am ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

    Huddle Up: Anderson is the clear second fiddle to Christian McCaffrey in Carolina's backfield. Drop Anderson for someone like Phillip Lindsay if he is still available on waivers.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 8:49pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson posted seven receptions for 35 yards in the Week 1 game against the Dallas Cowboys in his team debut.

    Huddle Up: Anderson had the seven total touches to 16 for Christian McCaffrey. Both backs averaged 5.0 yards per rush in the game, and Anderson looked more than capable running behind Carolina's patchwork offensive line. Should anything happen to CMC, Anderson is going to be a popular fantasy option.

  • Posted: 8/17/2018 8:52pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson rushed eight times for 39 yards and caught two passes for nine yards in a 27-20 win over the Miami Dolphins Friday, Aug. 17.

    Huddle Up: Christian McCaffrey starred in this one, but Anderson should still see some work on early downs. At the very least, he's worth owning as a RB4 in case something happens to McCaffrey.

  • Posted: 8/9/2018 7:27pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson rushed four times for 16 yards and a touchdown in a 28-23 win over the Buffalo Bills in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 9.

    Huddle Up: Anderson and Christian McCaffrey both had four carries in this one, and he should do a chunk of the heavy lifting on the ground during the regular season. He's a solid RB4 with flex potential against the right matchups.

  • Posted: 7/1/2018 7:20pm ET

    Carolina Panthers RB C.J. Anderson could have a similar impact to retired RB Stephen Davis when he signed 15 years ago, according to multiple people with the organization.

    Huddle Up: Expecting Anderson to be an MVP candidate like Davis was when he came to Carolina is a stretch, but he should immediately fill the role that Jonathan Stewart has occupied in recent years. Christian McCaffrey is going to handle most of the duties in the passing game, but Anderson should be a solid flex option.

  • Posted: 5/7/2018 1:01pm ET

    Free-agent RB C.J. Anderson (Broncos) is signing an undisclosed deal with the Carolina Panthers Monday, May 7, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Anderson will immediately take over the role vacated by Jonathan Stewart. The move hurts Christian McCaffrey's stock a bit, but McCaffrey's main damage is in the passing game anyway and he remains an RB1 candidate in such formats. Anderson is a flex option in standard leagues, while Cameron Artis-Payne is now irrelevant.

  • Posted: 4/16/2018 7:40am ET

    Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson will be released Monday, April 16, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Anderson had a so-so year, but he rushed for a career-high 1,007 yards, with three scores and a 28-224-1 receiving line. He'll be in the RB3 mix in fantasy in the right situation.

  • Posted: 4/15/2018 6:42pm ET

    Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson said he will be at the start of the offseason workout program Monday, April 16, and he is using the rumors that he was being traded as motivation.

    Huddle Up: There is still no guarantee that Anderson will be with the Broncos when the season begins, but if he does remain the starter in Denver, he has RB2 potential.

  • Posted: 4/10/2018 9:04am ET

    The Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins reportedly had a verbal agreement in place to trade RB C.J. Anderson for OT Ja'Wuan James before the Dolphins 'surprisingly nixed' the deal, according to Denver 7's Troy Renck.

    Huddle Up: It seems as though Dolphins head coach Adam Gase, who was Denver's offensive coordinator for the first two seasons of Anderson's career, has tried to get him to Miami in each of the three years he has been in charge. The report confirms the Dolphins have doubts about committing to Kenyan Drake full-time and the Broncos wouldn't mind parting with Anderson to get out from under the $4.5 million they will open him for the upcoming season.

  • Posted: 3/28/2018 3:49pm ET

    Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson is no longer a trade target for the Miami Dolphins since the Dolphins signed Frank Gore.

    Huddle Up: Gore likely will be sharing playing time with Kenyan Drake next season and should see a decent amount of touches. He can be a No. 3 or No. 4 running back in standard leagues. Anderson is still with the Broncos at this point, but his status is uncertain. He can be a No. 2 or No. 3 fantasy back if he starts for the Broncos.

  • Posted: 3/25/2018 7:06pm ET

    Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson 'may or may not' be back with the team in 2018, general manager John Elway said Sunday, March 25.

    Huddle Up: Anderson has RB2 potential if he remains atop the depth chart in Denver's backfield, but his value could drop if he lands elsewhere or if the Broncos add another back early in the draft.

  • Posted: 3/12/2018 9:52am ET

    Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson is not expected to be released at this point, but the Broncos are willing to listen to trade offers for Anderson.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to monitor the situation because Anderson may not be with the Broncos next season. He probably will be the starting running back no matter where he plays in 2018 and can be a No. 2 fantasy running back.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 DAL 7 35 0 0 0 0
2 @ATL 3 31 0 0 0 0
3 CIN 2 9 0 1 24 1
5 NYG 4 9 0 0 0 0
6 @WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 BAL 5 20 0 0 0 0
9 TB 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 @PIT 2 -1 0 0 0 0
16 @ARI 20 167 1 1 -5 0
17 SF 23 132 1 3 22 0
P2 DAL 23 123 2 0 0 0
P3 @NO 16 44 0 1 5 0
P4 NE 7 22 0 2 12 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 LAC 20 81 0 1 7 0
2 DAL 25 118 1 3 36 1
3 @BUF 8 36 0 2 7 0
4 OAK 20 95 0 4 17 0
6 NYG 9 17 0 0 0 0
7 @LAC 10 44 0 1 17 0
8 @KC 15 78 0 1 7 0
9 @PHI 9 13 0 0 0 0
10 NE 10 54 0 1 1 0
11 CIN 13 37 1 2 19 0
12 @OAK 5 12 0 0 0 0
13 @MIA 15 67 0 4 43 0
14 NYJ 22 48 0 2 25 0
15 @IND 30 158 0 0 0 0
16 @WAS 16 88 1 7 45 0
17 KC 18 61 0 0 0 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 CAR 20 92 1 4 47 1
2 IND 20 74 1 3 19 0
3 @CIN 14 37 0 1 4 0
4 @TB 19 49 1 1 3 0
5 ATL 11 41 0 3 21 0
6 @LAC 10 37 0 4 34 0
7 HOU 16 107 1 0 0 0

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 BAL 12 29 0 4 19 0
2 @KC 12 27 0 1 2 0
3 @DET 8 18 0 1 9 0
4 MIN 11 43 0 1 27 0
5 @OAK 11 22 0 2 18 0
6 @CLE 13 41 0 4 25 0
8 GB 14 101 1 1 5 0
9 @IND 7 34 0 1 4 0
10 KC 2 9 0 0 0 0
11 @CHI 12 59 0 2 13 0
12 NE 15 113 2 4 40 0
13 @LAC 7 42 0 1 12 0
15 @PIT 4 14 0 1 6 0
16 CIN 9 73 1 1 8 0
17 LAC 15 95 1 1 -5 0
P2 PIT 15 72 1 2 11 0
P3 NE 16 72 0 3 18 0
P4 CAR 23 90 1 4 10 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 IND 4 27 0 0 0 0
2 KC 5 31 0 0 0 0
3 @SEA 2 -3 0 1 1 0
6 @NYJ 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 SF 2 9 0 0 0 0
8 LAC 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 @NE 3 18 0 3 33 0
10 @OAK 13 90 0 4 73 1
11 @LAR 9 29 0 8 86 0
12 MIA 27 167 1 4 28 0
13 @KC 32 168 0 2 17 1
14 BUF 21 58 3 0 0 0
15 @LAC 29 85 0 2 11 0
16 @CIN 18 83 1 8 55 0
17 OAK 13 87 3 2 20 0
P2 IND 18 80 0 6 29 0

2013 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
8 WAS 4 22 0 0 0 0
10 @LAC 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 KC 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @NE 3 16 0 0 0 0
P4 SEA 2 9 0 1 14 0

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