While there have been some NFL players in the past who have gone out of their way to appease all the fantasy football fans out there, Broncos running back C.J. Anderson is most definitely not one of them. This season, quite a few fantasy football owners spent a high draft pick on Anderson, who was expected to be the lead back for Denver. But he has only put up 56 yards through the team's first two games and, so far, he looks like a big fantasy bust.
Someone asked Anderson about this yesterday, and he responded by saying that he's sick and tired of people bothering him about fantasy football on social media.
"I don't go to other people's jobs and tell them: 'Hey, you suck. You're trash,'" he said. "I laugh. I just black it out and laugh. I guess that's kind of the ups and downs of being a top-10 pick and who they expect you to be. I just always say: 'Don't bet on sports. You never know what's going to happen.' That's just my personal opinion, but I couldn't care less about fantasy."
Anderson then went on to say that all the fantasy football owners who drafted him should go ahead and stick him on the bench for the rest of the season if they're unhappy with his production.
"You can sit me for 17 weeks," he said. "It would not bother me one bit. I don't care. I saw something on ESPN: 'Is C.J. Anderson a fantasy bust?' I wish I could call ESPN and say: 'Tell them to drop me…Every owner can drop me.'"
It's hard to get too mad about anything Anderson said. His Twitter mentions are probably in shambles right now, even though his team is 2-0. So can you really blame him for being upset? Er, don't answer that if you have him on your team.
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[via Fox Sports]