Jamaal Charles RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jamaal Charles undergoes another knee surgery

    Sportsnaut "When the Kansas City Chiefs placed running back Jamaal Charles on injured reserve earlier this month, there was hope that he’d be able to return for the playoffs. That can now pretty much be thrown out the window after Charles reportedly underwent surgery on his other knee. “Jamaal Charles had..." November 17

  • Chiefs hoping Charles can return for playoffs

    NFL.com "The Kansas City Chiefs hope Jamaal Charles won't be on the shelf the rest of the season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that while the running back's surgery to trim his meniscus landed him injured reserve, the procedure could allow Charles to return in weeks rather than months...." November 06

  • Chiefs' Charles had meniscus trimmed in injured knee

    12 Up "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season after being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury. However, Kansas City is still a playoff contender, and it's possible that Charles can return if they make a run at the postseason. ​​Chiefs..." November 04

  • Report: Jamaal Charles could return this season

    Larry Brown Sports "Jamaal Charles may have been placed on IR by the Kansas City Chiefs this week, but that does not mean his season is over. Charles underwent surgery on his knee Wednesday that was termed “exploratory” to try and find the source of his pain. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the surgery went so well..." November 03

  • Jamaal Charles to have exploratory knee surgery

    KMBC "Running back Jamaal Charles will have exploratory knee surgery, the Kansas City Chiefs announced Wednesday. Charles was placed on the team’s injured reserve Tuesday after developing some swelling in his surgically repaired right knee. The four-time Pro Bowl running back will miss at least..." November 02

  • Chiefs Place RB Jamaal Charles On Injured Reserve

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Chiefs have placed RB Jamaal Charles on injured reserve Tuesday. It was clear that this move could be coming after Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters after Sunday’s game that Charles is going to see Dr. James Andrews this week regarding this knee injury. The..." November 01

  • Chiefs’ Andy Reid says Jamaal Charles’ visit to surgeon isn’t uncommon

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs coach Andy Reid didn’t have an update Monday on running back Jamaal Charles — who was scheduled to visit orthopedic surgeon James Andrews — but he said fans shouldn’t necessarily be concerned about the visit. “I think it’s a positive thing,” Reid said. “He’s been checking with Dr...." November 01

  • Chiefs' Jamaal Charles (knee) to see Dr. James Andrews

    NFL.com "Jamaal Charles is getting his knee checked out again. Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the running back would see Dr. James Andrews this week. Charles suffered a setback in his knee last week and missed Sunday's 30-14 win over the Indianapolis Colts. " October 30

  • Jamaal Charles (knee) out for Chiefs versus Colts

    Kansas City Star "Just two weeks after logging a season-high in touches and snaps, Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will miss Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts because of lingering problems in his surgically repaired right knee. “The knee, it was up and down,” coach Andy Reid said. “We’ll just back..." October 28

  • Chiefs content to ease Jamaal Charles back into things

    Kansas City Star "Spencer Ware led the Chiefs in rushing with 77 yards in 17 attempts in a 27-21 win over the Saints on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, with Charcandrick West getting four attempts and Tyreek Hill two on jet sweeps. Jamaal Charles got one rushing attempt. It was from a power set, running behind..." October 24

  • Charles active despite knee swelling

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is active for Sunday’s game vs. the Saints. Charles had been listed as questionable due to swelling in his knee. He saw his first extended action of the season last week, and the Chiefs will understandably be cautious with Charles just a year removed from ACL..." October 23

  • Jamaal Charles had MRIs on both knees

    Sportsnaut "In what is clearly a concerning development for the Chiefs star running back, Jamaal Charles was reported to have had MRI’s on both of his knees this past week. The talented back experienced swelling this week, which was why he was listed as questionable to play. He’s going to be used sparingly..." October 23

  • Jamaal Charles questionable with swelling in knee

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs took their time bringing running back Jamaal Charles back from a torn ACL in the early weeks of this season before he returned to the lineup for the last two games. Charles’ continued immersion back into the lineup has hit a bit of a snag this week. Charles is listed as questionable..." October 21

  • Philadelphia Eagles Should Trade For Chiefs' RB Jamaal Charles

    Inquisitr "The Philadelphia Eagles are one of the bigger surprises in the NFC this season and appear to have a shot at making the NFL playoffs. If they want to make that leap, they will need to make an upgrade ahead of the NFL trade deadline on November 1. Carson Wentz has been playing at Rookie of the..." October 21

  • Chiefs' Reid: Charles still not ready for full workload

    Kansas City Star "It was hard not to notice how hard Jamaal Charles ran in the Chiefs’ 26-10 win over Oakland on Sunday. You could argue Charles, 29, showed flashes of his old self, the man who averaged 5.5 yards throughout his NFL career. Charles rushed for 33 yards on nine carries, showing quickness, burst..." October 18

  • Jamaal Charles Will Be Full Participant in Practice This Week

    NFL.com "The last time Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles participated fully in a team practice was a little more than a year ago. That was, until Wednesday afternoon. “I feel good,” Charles said, smiling as he met with a little more than a dozen media members at his locker Wednesday..." October 13

  • Jamaal Charles’ return to action is a bummer as Chiefs get hammered in Steel City

    Kansas City Star "It was not a triumphant return for Jamaal Charles. The Chiefs’ career rushing leader had been aching to return to the field. And some 51 weeks after tearing his ACL, Charles finally got back into the game on Sunday. But the Chiefs were steamrolled 43-14, and Charles had little to do with the..." October 03

  • Jamaal Charles questionable sunday but is expected to play

    NFL.com "Jamaal Charles' return to game action is near. The Chiefs running back is questionable to play Sunday night against the Steelers. Charles had been ruled doubtful the prior three weeks, so his improved status for this week's matchup is promising. " September 30

  • Chiefs coach Andy Reid on Jamaal Charles’ return: ‘We’re getting closer’

    Kansas City Star "It remains to be seen when star running back Jamaal Charles hits the field again for the Chiefs. But on Monday, coach Andy Reid made it sound like it might not be that far off. “We’ll see — he’s getting closer here,” Reid said. “We’ve probably been overly cautious, but there’s a chance he’s out..." September 27

  • Chiefs list Jamaal Charles as doubtful this week

    Pro Football Talk "Kansas City’s likely going to have to wait another week to get Jamaal Charles back on the field. The Chiefs are listing Charles as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Jets, and that designation points toward him not returning, as some speculated he might this week." September 24

  • Andy Reid hints Jamaal Charles has chance to play in Week 3

    Larry Brown Sports "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles still has yet to make his 2016 season debut, but we many not have to wait for much longer to see it happen. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid left the door open on Friday for Charles to play Sunday against the Jets, saying that he thinks the former..." September 24

  • Andy Reid expects Jamaal Charles to be same player when he returns

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs coach Andy Reid has consistently said the Chiefs will take a cautious approach with running back Jamaal Charles, who continues to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Reid continued to toe that line Monday following a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter that said Charles is..." September 19

  • Source: Chiefs' Charles out Sunday, eyes Week 3

    ESPN "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will miss Sunday's game against the Houston Texans but is expected to make his season debut in Week 3, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Charles, who missed most of last season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in Week 5, is ready to play" September 18

  • Jamaal Charles ‘doubtful’ for Week 2

    Sportsnaut "The Kansas City Chiefs played without star running back Jamaal Charles last week. And it would appear they must prepare to do the same in Week 2. Charles has been listed as “doubtful,” according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Charles has been practicing but only on a limited basis due to..." September 17

  • Jamaal Charles At 80 or 90 Percent; Playing Running Back For Chiefs Scout Team

    CBS Houston "Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson joined SportsRadio 610’s In The Loop with former Chiefs star Dante Hall, John Lopez and Cody Stoots on Thursday, ahead of their game against the Houston Texans this Sunday. Johnson said that the Chiefs superstar running back Jamaal Charles is almost..." September 16

  • Jamaal Charles could sit out Week 2

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles could be out another week as he recovers from ACL surgery, per Ed Werder of ESPN." September 13

  • Jamaal Charles officially ruled out for Week 1

    UPI "If you haven't already scrambled to lock up Charcandrick West or Spencer Ware on your fantasy football roster, you're probably too late. But if you did, you could have a top-10 running back this week in Spencer Ware. On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs officially ruled out running back Jamaal..." September 11

  • Jamaal Charles doubtful for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs will open the season without their top offensive weapon. Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles, who is still recovering from the knee injury that ended his 2015 season, is officially listed as doubtful for the opener against the Chargers on Sunday." September 09

  • Chiefs' Reid: Charles unlikely to play Week 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs may have to begin the 2016 season without their most explosive offensive player, as head coach Andy Reid said Monday that Jamaal Charles is unlikely to be ready for Week 1. “I think it’s a stretch for him to play on Sunday,” Reid told reporters. Charles tore his ACL..." September 05

  • Andy Reid: Jamaal Charles needs more time to work himself back

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles was cleared to practice two weeks ago, but he may not be ready to play next week. Charles was activated from the physically unable to perform list on Aug. 16, after tearing his ACL last October. “I think Jamaal is going to need a little time to keep working..." September 02

  • Report: Jamaal Charles might not play Week 1

    Sportsnaut "The long-awaited return of Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles might not be coming in Week 1. According to Adam Teicher of ESPN, (h/t SiriusXMFantasy) it looks like Charles might not play in the season opener. “If he plays it won’t be a lot. He certainly won’t be the..." September 01

  • Charles makes first appearance since ACL tear

    News-Press "For the first time since he tore his ACL, Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles returned to practice. Charles made a 20-minute appearance, going through team stretching and individual work before retreating to the indoor practice facility to continue to rehab after his removal..." August 17

  • Jamaal Charles off PUP, practices today

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is back to work. The team has announced that Charles is off the physically unable to perform list and will practice today. Charles tore his ACL in October, so it’s been about 10 months. That’s usually long enough for a player to return to action, although..." August 16

  • Chiefs' GM expects Eric Berry, Jamaal Charles and Tamba Hali to be ready for opener

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs training camp has played to mostly positive reviews, but it should be remembered several roles are being performed by understudies. Safety Eric Berry hasn’t appeared at Missouri Western after he and the Chiefs were unable to come to terms on a long-term contract agreement. Running back..." August 10

  • This delay for Jamaal Charles was not a part of the plan

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs indicated early in the offseason that with no setbacks, Jamaal Charles would be ready to participate when training camp started. Charles returned to practice on a limited basis late in the offseason, and even last week on his blog wrote "everything is going according to..." July 27

  • Chiefs Place RB Jamaal Charles On PUP List

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chiefs HC Andy Reid announced Wednesday that they’re placing RB Jamaal Charles on the active/PUP list to open training camp, per Herbie Teope. Reid did, however, says that Charles is on track and they just want to be careful with him. Players placed on the active/PUP list can return to..." July 27

  • Jamaal Charles’ workload won’t be limited if healthy

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles should be a workhorse again in 2016, provided he is healthy and returns to form. Coming off a season-ending ACL injury last year, many have wondered if the dynamic dual-threat back will be limited all all as he enters his ninth NFL..." July 26

  • Chiefs' Reid: Jamaal Charles may not be healthy for start of camp

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has progressed steadily in his return from a torn ACL in 2015, but that doesn't mean he'll be healthy enough for the start of training camp. Head coach Andy Reid urged caution when asked about Charles during the Chiefs' OTAs on Thursday, noting the..." June 18

  • Jamaal Charles going through drills at Chiefs practice

    Arrowhead Pride "It's not exactly a training camp practice but Jamaal Charles has been spotted at the Kansas City Chiefs mandatory minicamp. Jamaal was spotted at an earlier practice but he was working out on his own then. This time around he's actually participating in some drills. Now, this is non-contact and..." June 14

  • Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles could participate in on-field drills at practice next week

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs’ three-day mandatory minicamp starts Tuesday, and it appears a few notable injured players — including star running back Jamaal Charles — might take part in on-field drills for the first time this offseason. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Charles, who is recovering from a torn ACL, and..." June 11