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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

Chiefs RB Charles could return to track

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles is considering a professional track career should the NFL lockout continue.

Pioli credits past drafts for Chiefs' success

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
Many observers believed the Chiefs' roster was void of talent when GM Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley arrived in 2009, but Pioli has a different take on the subject.

Ravens hope Kindle can regain long-term health

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Despite sitting out the season with a skull fracture, OLB Sergio Kindle is working hard to return to the football field, according to AFC Whispers.

Packers QB Rodgers, Chiefs RB Charles named FedEx Air & Ground POYs

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles have been named the 2010 FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year.

NFL announces FedEx Air and Ground finalists

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The finalists for the FedEx Air and Ground Players of the Year were announced Monday by the NFL.

Raiders unlikely to dump Lechler over remarks

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Although Oakland signed another punter in the wake of Shane Lechler's negative remarks about the organization, the team doesn't figure to trade the punter, according to AFC West Whispers.

Pro Bowl nod further proof of Charles bargain

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Now that he has made his first Pro Bowl, it has become even more obvious what kind of bargain the Chiefs got with RB Jamaal Charles' contract extension.

Charles, Chiefs agree to extension

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles and the Chiefs have agreed on a five-year, $32.5 million contract extension with $13 million guaranteed, according to NFL.com.

Ten most intriguing players of Week 14

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice wonders if Texans RB Arian Foster can keep his great season going in the fantasy playoffs this weekend against a rugged Ravens defense.

Bowe hauls in three TDs in Chiefs win

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel threw three touchdown passes to Dwayne Bowe, Jamaal Charles rushed for 173 yards and the Chiefs remained on top of the AFC West with a 42-24 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Chargers OLT McNeill regains dominance

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
After sitting out the first five games and struggling a bit in his first game back, San Diego OLT Marcus McNeill has been a key factor in the offensive line providing much-improved protection for QB Philip Rivers.

Chiefs’ RB duo an unstoppable force

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
The 2010 season's best backfield tandem resides in Kansas City, which is proving again that two rushers can have ample value on one team.

Chiefs destroy 49ers behind top-ranked rushing attack

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers are known for their stout run defense, but the interior of their "D" was no match for the Chiefs' running game on Sunday.

Charles falls behind Jones in K.C. backfield

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
After Jamaal Charles tore up the league during the stretch run of '09, most owners expected him to be a fantasy force for the entirety of 2010. But thus far, he has taken a backseat to Thomas Jones in the ...

Perhaps I picked the wrong sleeper in AFC West

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
I spent much of the offseason believing the Raiders might be the team to watch in the AFC West. After one week, I am starting to think it might be the Chiefs who will surprise.

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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