Jamaal Charles RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jamaal Charles to meet with Seahawks despite Lacy signing

    Larry Brown Sports "Seattle’s signing of running back Eddie Lacy does not eliminate the team’s interest in Jamaal Charles. Charles is set to visit with the Seahawks on Wednesday, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Charles was one of many running backs the Seahawks were taking a look at once free agency..." March 14

  • Jamaal Charles will visit Seattle next week

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks have no immediate interest in running back Adrian Peterson. They have plenty of immediate interest in running back Jamaal Charles. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Charles will visit Seattle next week. If signed, he would join a depth chart currently led by Thomas..." March 09

  • Pederson confirms Eagles will explore signing Jamaal Charles

    Newark Star-Ledger "A day after the Kansas City Chiefs released running back Jamaal Charles, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said his connection with Charles is strong and he would consider bringing him to Philly. Pederson made his comments as he addressed the media at the NFL Scouting Combine. Charles played..." March 01

  • Chiefs say farewell to “future Hall of Famer” Jamaal Charles

    Pro Football Talk "It’s the end of an era, in both Minnesota (possibly) and Kansas City (most likely). On the same day the the Vikings announced the team won’t pick up the 2017 option on running back Adrian Peterson’s contract, the Chiefs terminated the contract of running back Jamaal Charles. The official..." February 28

  • Jamaal Charles Looking To Join a Contending Team That Was In Postseason Last Year

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs didn’t have any discussions with veteran RB Jamaal Charles before releasing him on Tuesday. According to Garafolo, playing for a contender will be the top priority for Charles moving forward and is looking at teams who were in the playoffs..." February 28

  • Kansas City Chiefs to part ways with Jamaal Charles

    NFL.com "After nine seasons in Kansas City, Jamaal Charles is hitting the free agency market. The Chiefs are set to release the running back on Tuesday, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. For the first time in his career, Charles will have the ability to test his value on the open market. The..." February 28

  • Could Jamaal Charles be an option for Eagles?

    ESPN "With needs at several positions but not much money to go around, the Philadelphia Eagles will need to get creative this offseason as they build their team. The Eagles have just under $10 million in cap space, per OverTheCap. They are expected to make several moves before the league year opens..." February 26

  • Jamaal Charles could be on the roster bubble

    The Sports Daily "Running backs in their 30s don’t normally generate a lot of interest on the open market. Even when that running back’s name is Jamaal Charles, the age and the injury history could combine to keep the phone from ringing. It’s not a guarantee that Charles will remain with the Chiefs next..." February 24

  • “Right now” Chiefs see Jamaal Charles staying on team in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Jamaal Charles has only played in eight games over the last two years because of knee injuries, but he’s made it clear that he wants to continue his playing career in 2017. Will it be with the Chiefs? Charles has never played for another club, but the Chiefs have shown other backs..." February 09

  • Jamaal Charles Injury Update: Chiefs RB Discusses Injured Knee and Future

    Bleacher Report "Following a regular season that saw him miss all but three games due to a knee injury, Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles provided an update on his health in an open letter on his website Monday. Charles—who has twice torn his ACL during his NFL career—revealed he suffered a torn..." January 10

  • Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles could return for postseason

    ESPN "There is a "very realistic" chance Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will be back for the playoffs after undergoing surgery to clean up the meniscus in both of his knees earlier this season, a source told ESPN. The Chiefs (10-3) have won three games in a row and are hopeful that..." December 12

  • Charles has 'very realistic' chance to return for playoffs

    ESPN "There's a "very realistic" chance Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will be back for the playoffs after undergoing surgery to clean up the meniscus in both his knees earlier this season, a source told ESPN. The Chiefs are 10-3, have won three in a row and are hopeful that Charles, who is..." December 11

  • 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