Jamaal Charles RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jamaal Charles will see limited action at OTAs

    The Sports Daily "Jamaal Charles will take the next step toward returning from his ACL injury next week at the Chiefs’ OTAs. Coach Andy Reid said Charles will be a limited participant in the practice sessions, according to Chiefs.com. The practices will be held Tuesday through Thursday. The 29-year-old..." May 19

  • Jamaal Charles is Chiefs' featured back, but team has options

    ESPN "Jamaal Charles tried to defuse the situation with humor, joking about the Kansas City Chiefs and their crowded backfield on the first day of the offseason program. "I hope coach can put a four-running back package together," Charles said. There seems to be little question that Charles,..." April 21

  • Jamaal Charles: Next two years will be the prime of my career

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this offseason, Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk wondered if it made financial and football sense for the Chiefs to part ways with running back Jamaal Charles. Charles is coming off of a torn ACL, the second time in his career that he’s returning from that injury, and the Chiefs went 11-1..." March 03

  • Chiefs: Charles an 'important piece' moving forward

    NFL.com "Jamaal Charles won't be cut. Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey reiterated Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine that the running back will be back in 2016. "He will be an important piece of this team moving forward," Dorsey said, via the Kansas City Star. The Chiefs went..." February 26

  • Marshall Faulk: Why do Chiefs keep Jamaal Charles?

    NFL.com "Jamaal Charles' torn ACL in Week 5 ended the running back's season and left the Kansas City Chiefs' offense without a wheel to spin on. K.C. then went 11-2 and made the playoffs. Behind Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware, coach Andy Reid's offense hummed along to 10 straight regular season..." February 19

  • Jamaal Charles had stem cell treatments on torn ACL

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is doing everything in his power to return from a torn ACL stronger than ever, including trying out an innovative medical procedure that could help speed up his recovery. Charles told Jenny Vrentas of The MMQB that he underwent a stem cell..." December 11

  • Chiefs exploring several options to replace Jamaal Charles

    Kansas City Star "Lost in the confusion and disappointment of the Chiefs’ stunning 18-17 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday was how Jamaal Charles took his devastating right-knee injury, which he suffered early in the third quarter. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he spoke with Charles, who was understandably..." October 13

  • Jamaal Charles out for season with torn ACL

    NFL.com "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will miss the rest of the 2015 season because of a torn ACL he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source who has spoken to the player. After the game, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the team..." October 12

  • Charles has torn ACL, preliminary report says

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs could have no worse a sight in a game they led by 14 points than running back Jamaal Charles being carried off the field with a right knee injury. Charles put no weight on the leg as he was helped from the Arrowhead Stadium field in the third quarter as the Chiefs led..." October 12

  • Jamaal Charles On Packers Outcoaching Chiefs

    Black Sports Online "The Chiefs were supposed to be AFC playoff contenders, possibly threatening the Denver Broncos for supremacy out west. They looked far from formidable after getting walloped by the Green Packers on Monday night. The Chiefs trailed by as many as 24 points in the second half, and afterwards,..." September 29

  • Jamaal Charles: “I caused the loss today”

    Pro Football Talk "Jamaal Charles rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night, but it was his fumble with 35 seconds to play that will be the focal point after the Kansas City Chiefs 31-24 loss. After Peyton Manning drove the Broncos 80 yards for a tying touchdown, the Chiefs..." September 18

  • Jamaal Charles Drops $200K On Jewelry

    Black Sports Online "It seems the jewelry bug has bitten Jamaal Charles as well. The Chiefs star popped into King Johnny’s Custom Jewelry in Houston last week to pick up $200K in custom jewelry. " August 09

  • Jamaal Charles feels like he's 'the LeBron of football'

    ESPN "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is usually the focus of attention from opposing defenses. The attention gets so much that he said he can feel at times like LeBron James. "I take it like it's a compliment,'' Charles said Saturday. "I feel like that's the only reason we get to stay..." August 03

  • At 28 years old, Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles isn’t close to calling it quits

    Kansas City Star "In retrospect, perhaps asking Jamaal Charles to repeat what he did in 2013 wasn’t fair. That year, Charles was 27 years old ― in his zenith ― and playing behind a fairly capable offensive line. He also had one of the game’s best offensive minds, Andy Reid, calling plays for him in an offense..." June 15

  • Chiefs' Charles says he wants to play another six years -- and don't count him out

    Fox Sports Kansas City "Brian Westbrook under Andy Reid, in 2007, a season in which the Philadelphia Eagles' bellcow turned 28 years old: 1,333 rushing yards, 4.8 yards per carry, 2,104 total yards from scrimmage, 12 rushing and receiving touchdowns. Westbrook under Andy Reid in 2008, when he turned 29: 936 rushing..." May 28

  • Is Knile Davis a future starter for the Kansas City Chiefs?

    Arrowhead Pride "One of my favorite, non-Chiefs-related football sites is Football Perspective. Chase Stuart, who runs the place, recently had a couple awesome posts that got me thinking more than I already was about Knile Davis as the potential future starting Kansas City running back..." April 19

  • Jamaal Charles acknowledges how difficult 2014 season was

    ESPN "I caught up over the phone today with Jamaal Charles, who will return to Kansas City next week as the Chiefs begin the conditioning portion of their offseason program. I’ll be doing a series of posts this week about our discussion. For now just know that Charles, who spent his offseason working..." April 14

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles has a swollen knee, dealing w/ ankle issue as well, per coach Reid. "He's a bit tender today."

  • Jamaal Charles: Two calls against Chiefs 'just crazy'

    ESPN "One by one, the Kansas City Chiefs were careful about what they had to say about the officiating and the two debatable calls that probably cost them a victory against the Arizona Cardinals. Andy Reid asked that the line of questioning be changed, presumably because he didn't want to say..." December 08

  • Chiefs to feed Jamaal Charles 'as often as we can'

    NFL.com "The Chiefs have a good plan for ending their two-game losing streak: Put it all in the hands of Jamaal Charles. Offensive coordinator Doug Pederson told reporters this week that the team's All-Pro running back will be featured heavily over the next four games as Kansas City looks to capture its..." December 05

  • Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a bruised knee

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs came out of their 29-16 loss to the Broncos on Sunday with their fair share of injuries. The most notable is the bruised knee suffered by running back Jamaal Charles, though Chiefs coach Andy Reid is optimistic that he’ll play against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. “I think..." December 02

  • Jamaal Charles: I didn’t want to go through the concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "When Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown Sunday against San Diego, he had a violent collision with Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers, sending both of them to the turf. Flowers left the game with a concussion, but Charles kept playing. Maybe he shouldn’t have. Charles said on ESPN Radio that he..." October 22

  • Chiefs plan to expand Jamaal Charles' practice role

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs plan to expand the role of injured running back Jamaal Charles at practice Thursday as they begin preparations for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium. Charles, who injured an ankle two weeks ago, was a limited practice participant..." September 25

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) on the field going through warm-ups and position drills during portion open to media.

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    "It doesn't look to be a real severe one, but it does have the component of a high ankle sprain." #Chiefs coach Andy Reid on Jamaal Charles

  • X-rays negative for Jamaal Charles, MRI likely

    Pro Football Talk "Good news, Chiefs fans. Per a league source, X-rays were negative on the ankle injured by Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles on Sunday. It doesn’t mean Charles will be back in action next week. An MRI on Monday is likely, which will reveal the extent of any damage to the ligaments holding the..." September 15

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Jamaal Charles returned to practice today. Got some scout team work too

  • Chiefs' Charles hurts foot in move from dorm

    ESPN "Jamaal Charles might want to hire someone to move him out of the dorm at Kansas City Chiefs training camp next year. It turns out that Charles bruised his foot while carrying a box from Scanlon Hall, the players' dorm at Missouri Western State University, to a nearby parking lot last week when..." August 18

  • Jamaal Charles puts literal ankle-breaking move on Sanders Commings

    Sporting News "It’s usually said in jest. A player gets juked, falls to the ground and oooohhhh! Unfortunately, this ankle breaking open-field move was real. The Chiefs’ Sanders Commings has had ankle surgery, the injury result of a move in Wednesday’s practice by incredibly shifty tailback, Jamaal Charles." August 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Barring a contract breakthru, #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles will not report for training camp today. He believes he’s outplayed his current deal

  • Jamaal Charles will reportedly hold out from training camp

    SB Nation "The Chiefs running back is reportedly looking for more money. The Kansas City Chiefs got a dose of bad news on Tuesday with word that running back and offensive centerpiece Jamaal Charles is reportedly holding out from the team's training camp, per KCTV's Brad Fanning. ESPN's Adam Teicher..." July 23

  • More Davis, less Charles is a good idea

    ESPN "Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid answered some questions from reporters Thursday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. One of the topics was the possibility of reducing the workload on running back Jamaal Charles. Reid indicated the Chiefs intended to do that by playing Knile Davis..." February 26

  • Charles won't return to game-Possible Concussion

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs tailback Jamaal Charles left Saturday’s wild-card game at Indianapolis after being shaken up early in the first quarter. Charles, who leads the Chiefs in rushing and receiving yards, appeared to be injured when his head hit the turf after being tackled on a seven-yard run off right..." January 04

  • Colts call Jamaal Charles “public enemy No. 1″

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts are making no secret of their primary defensive priority in Saturday’s playoff game against the Chiefs: Stop Jamaal Charles. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Charles is far and away the best playmaker in Kansas City’s offense, and the player the Colts are talking the most about as they..." January 01

  • Jamaal Charles not expected to play in Chiefs-Chargers game

    Arrowhead Pride "All week long we talked about the importance of the Kansas City Chiefs staying injury-free as they play the San Diego Chargers now that the Chiefs are locked into the No. 5 seed in the playoffs. Andy Reid is taking his injury-free assurances one step further and deactivating Jamaal Charles..." December 29

  • Chiefs offensive line looks to spring Charles free on Sunday

    Kansas City Star "Jamaal Charles received the handoff, took a few steps to his left and planted his foot at almost exactly the same time his right guard, Jon Asamoah, began to drive a sitting linebacker right out of the play This was Sept. 29, the fourth quarter of the Chiefs’ 31-7 win over the Giants, and what..." November 16

  • Chiefs snap count observations: Jamaal Charles carries the load

    Kansas City Star "Here are some observations based on the snap-count data from the Chiefs’ 23-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Nov. 3. Numbers provided by the NFL. *Running back Jamaal Charles logged 95 percent or more of the offensive snaps for only the third time all season. He logged 99 percent of the snaps..." November 12

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    Jamaal Charles is dressed for practice. No matter how much or how little he does today, he will play Sunday

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    Jamaal charles will not practice today because of sore knee

  • Chiefs expect Charles’ workload to increase even more

    Kansas City Star "Don’t expect Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles’ workload to decrease on Sunday against the Houston Texans. In fact Charles may even get more work than he did last week against Oakland when Charles accounted for 128 of the Chiefs’ 216 net yards on offense. “He’s a guy who steadily wants a..." October 18

  • Chiefs expect Charles’ workload to increase even more

    Kansas City Star "Don’t expect Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles’ workload to decrease on Sunday against the Houston Texans. In fact Charles may even get more work than he did last week against Oakland when Charles accounted for 128 of the Chiefs’ 216 net yards on offense. “He’s a guy who steadily wants a..." October 17

  • Battered Jamaal Charles can’t continue to carry offensive load for Chiefs

    Kansas City Star "Blood trickles down his left shin as Jamaal Charles explains to a reporter why he’s wearing only a towel. “Got these cuts” he says rubbing his arm and shoulder. “Can’t put clothes on just yet.” Charles is headed to the trainer’s room soon. Bandages will keep him clean and protect his..." October 14

  • Chiefs’ Charles held back in practice with quad injury, but he'll likely play

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles who suffered a quadriceps injury against Jacksonville did not fully participate Wednesday in an afternoon practice according to an injury report released by the team. “Really the only injury is Jamaal” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said before the afternoon..." September 12

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    Reid said Charles will be held out of practice this afternoon: "We're just taking it slow. I think he'll be OK for the game.''

  • Jamaal Charles returns for Chiefs after injuring quad

    NFL.com "The Chiefs came out of the gate leaning heavily on Jamaal Charles in Sunday's season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars but Kansas City's featured back hasn't taken a snap since limping off the field in the third quarter. The team announced Charles is questionable to return after..." September 08

  • Report: Jamaal Charles out for Chiefs on Friday night

    CBS Sports "Jamaal Charles put a scare in Chiefs fans during the preseason when he suffered a foot injury and had to be gasp carted off (that's sarcasm -- everyone's carted in the preseason). He won't be scaring anyone on Friday though as he's reportedly not playing. Pro Football Talk reports that Charles..." August 16

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    Dave Skretta @APdaveskretta

    Jamaal Charles is doing rehab work by marching up and down the steep grassy hill next to indoor facility. #Chiefs

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    Randy Covitz @randycovitz

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles shows up at practice. He's not in pads today but seems to be walking w/o limp.

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    Dave Skretta @APdaveskretta

    Jamaal Charles has been seen by two orthopedics everything checked out OK with foot. He's listed day to day. #Chiefs

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    Reid Ferrin @KCChiefs_Reid

    Coach Reid says Jamaal hurt his foot X-rays negative

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