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Jamaal Charles

Jamaal Charles - #25 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 199 lbs.
Birthday 12/27/1986
Birthplace Port Arthur, TX
College Texas
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 10th pick by Chiefs

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
285 1509 5

Miami wins the marathon

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The longest game in the history of pro football, played 40 years ago this Christmas, sent two franchises — Miami and Kansas City — in opposite directions.

Franchise tag likely for Bowe

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
WR Dwayne Bowe's inconsistency likely will lead the Chiefs to giving him the franchise tag in 2012 instead of signing him to a long-term deal. 

Chiefs release OT Gaither

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released OT Jared Gaither, the team announced on Tuesday.

Chiefs' defense rises to the occasion

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
Todd Haley trusted his defense down the stretch in Week 12, and though the Chiefs didn't win, it was the right call.

Steelers take care of business vs. Chiefs

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Though the Steelers' win over the Chiefs lacked style points, it beat the alternative for a club that has had some head-scratching losses to big underdogs in the past.

Steelers top Chiefs in defensive struggle

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw a short touchdown pass to Weslye Saunders in the first half, and the Steelers took advantage of four turnovers by Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko in a 13-9 victory.

Hudson's time is coming on Chiefs' O-line

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Rookie OG-C Rodney Hudson hasn't started a game yet for the Chiefs, but that might change down the stretch of the season.

Orton claimed off waivers by Chiefs

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Needing a quarterback with Matt Cassel hurt and Tyler Palko underperforming in Week 11, the Chiefs claimed former-Bronco Kyle Orton off waivers on Wednesday afternoon.

The First Fifteen: Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.

Gronkowski, Brady lead Patriots past Chiefs

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Rob Gronkowski, and New England shook off a sluggish start to beat Kansas City 34-3 on Monday night.

Chiefs place QB Cassel on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Chiefs placed QB Matt Cassel on injured reserve before Monday night's game against the Patriots and promoted WR Jeremy Horne to the active roster.

Injury report for Chiefs-Patriots MNF game

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 11 Monday-night game, Kansas City at New England, showing the status of each injured player.

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' trio of receivers will have a big advantage in one-on-one matchups with the Patriots' cornerbacks.

They Said It: week of Nov. 13

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Tyler Palko on playing a Bill Belichick defense in his first NFL start Monday night against the Patriots, quoted on masslive.com: "I think I'd rather be studying algebra than facing Bill Belichick. He's a little ...

Patriots-Chiefs matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive tackles will be forced to slow Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali in Monday night's game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 26, 2012
Charles was selected for the AFC's Pro Bowl roster.||||||| Despite the Chiefs' 2-13 record tied for worst in the league, Charles was one of five Kansas City players named to the roster.
Posted Dec. 26, 2012
An illness running through the Kansas City Chiefs the past few weeks kept running back Jamaal Charles, linebacker Tamba Hali and left tackle Donald Stephenson out of practice Wednesday.||||||| Charles was sent home, but his status should be OK for fantasy owners.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Charles busted loose for a huge game, finishing with 226 yards and a touchdown in the Chiefs' loss to the Colts on Sunday.||||||| It was Charles' second 200-yard game of the season. He had just 10 yards last week against Oakland.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Charles had his streak of 100-yard games end with a miserable performance in Sunday's 15-0 loss to Oakland.||||||| The Kansas City running back was held to 10 yards rushing on nine carries, giving him 14 yards on 14 carries in two games against Oakland this season. He had a 42-yard run called back on a penalty. Charles had topped 100 yards in three consecutive games and had 586 of his 1,230 yards over the previous five contests.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Charles ran for 165 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 30-7 win over Kansas City.||||||| Charles broke off an 80-yard TD run on the game's first play for Kansas City but was relatively quiet after that. While he's too talented to sit, Charles remains a bit of a risky play given the Chiefs' offensive woes.

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