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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

Jackson among Chiefs' front-seven weak spots

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' defensive front seven was arguably the team's weakest unit in 2009, yet when Kansas City was addressing its needs this offseason, it opted to leave the front seven alone.

Road favorites mark NFL's opening week

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Road teams are favored in half of the 16 games to kick off the NFL regular season, leaving handicappers to weigh which road favorites are live and which home underdogs have bite.

Chiefs alter training-camp practice schedule due to hot weather

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Sunday that the club has changed its practice schedule for the remainder of training camp because of projected temperatures and heat indexes for the safety of Chiefs players and fans.

Chiefs' Cassel facing make-or-break season

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Almost every NFL player faces a crossroads season at some point in his career, and for QB Matt Cassel, this is it.

Report: Chiefs make first-rounder Berry league's highest-paid safety

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms Friday with 2010 first-round draft pick S Eric Berry on a six-year deal that will pay him $60 million, including $34 million guaranteed, according to the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Chiefs sign third-round OG Asamoah

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed 2010 third-round draft pick OG Jon Asamoah. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Unlike ’09, conditioning not among Chiefs' concerns

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Conditioning was a serious issue for the Chiefs entering training camp a year ago, as marquee names like OLT Branden Albert, WR Dwayne Bowe and DE Glenn Dorsey all came to camp overweight and out of shape.

Chiefs sign third-round TE Moeaki

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick TE Tony Moeaki. Details of the contract were not disclosed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Chiefs sign fifth-round OLB Sheffield

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 fifth-round draft pick OLB Cameron Sheffield. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR Kennison to retire as a Chief

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Monday that WR Eddie Kennison signed a contract with the club in order to retire as a member of the team.

K.C. secondary issues benefiting rookie S Lewis

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs knew they were drafting a starting safety when they took Eric Berry in the first round in April, but they didn't realize they were likely drafting another one in Round Five in Kendrick Lewis.

Chiefs sign fifth-round S Lewis

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have signed 2010 fifth-round draft pick S Kendrick Lewis to an undisclosed contract.

Rookie Moeaki looking like Chiefs' TE answer

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs dealt Tony Gonzalez to the Falcons last year, they knew their production from the TE position was about to fall off dramatically. But nobody on the team would've predicted just how little the spot would provide ...

Chiefs release RB Smith, five others

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released six players on Monday, including RB Kolby Smith and QB Matt Gutierrez.

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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