The IRS Is After Jamal Anderson

Former Falcon Jamal Anderson is back in the news. Once again, it's not for a good reason (see cocaine arrest).

TMZ reports that Anderson failed to pay his federal income taxes back in 2007 and 2008. Somehow that didn't slip by the IRS, and now they're coming after him.

Anderson -- who retired from the NFL in 2001 -- is on the hook for a total of $1,105,263.51 -- $478,247.57 from 2007 and $627,015.94 from 2008.

He worked as an analyst for ESPN a few years ago, and they also list his appearance on MTV's "Celebrity Rap Superstar" as a source of income during this period.

James posted several days ago about Anderson's involvement in filing a concussion lawsuit against the NFL. PFF posted the story with a brief synopsis on his comments after he spoke with CNN.

Anderson told CNN on Thursday that he fully expects to "have some issues down the line." Without directly acknowledging that he is one of the former players who have sued, Anderson claimed that information was hidden from players by the league.

So, while he is working on his legal matters with the league, he will also be scrambling to fork over a hefty sum to the government. This is shaping up to be a tough year for the former Dirty Bird.

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