Anderson signed his exclusive-rights tender with the Broncos on Monday, Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post reports.
Anderson has appeared in every game for the Broncos over the past two seasons and racked up 37 tackles with one forced fumble along the way. However, he's again set to return in a backup role at inside linebacker with both Brandon Marshall and Todd Davis healthy and under contract for the 2018 season.
Anderson (neck) took the field for the Broncos' preseason opener, Omaha.com reports.
Anderson signed a free-agent tender with the Broncos during the offseason. He was last seen being carted off the field during the team's regular-season finale due to a neck injury. He appears to be recovered from the issue, as he recorded three tackles in the team's preseason opener. The 24-year-old projects to provide depth at inside linebacker this season.
Anderson (neck) signed his one-year free-agent tender with the Broncos on Monday, Nick Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.
Anderson was carted off the field in the regular-season finale due to a neck injury, but it doesn't appear as though the issue will prevent him from playing again. He had 14 tackles and two forced fumbles while playing primarily special teams in 16 games in 2016.
Anderson injured his neck during the Broncos' season finale against the Raiders, ESPN reports.
Anderson went down on punt coverage and was taken off the field strapped down on a backboard. It isn't clear if he sustained a serious injury.