Jamaal Charles RUMORS & NEWS

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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.com "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.com "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

  • 194d
    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

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

  • 197d
    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

  • 222d
    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.com "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

  • 251d
    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.com "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

  • 516d
    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

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

  • 517d
    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

    CBSSports.com "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

  • 595d
    Dave Skretta @APdaveskretta

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

  • 596d
    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.

  • 595d
    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

  • Jamaal Charles carted off with unknown injury

    CBSSports.com "Over the weekend I made the argument to a friend that Jamaal Charles was a strong candidate to end up as the No. 1 scoring running back in all of fantasy football this year. So blame me I guess for the jinx that resulted in Charles being carted off from Chiefs practice with a leg injury Monday..." August 12

  • Jamaal Charles’ Wife’s Sister Awarded Custody Of Zoey Perkins

    Arrowhead Addict "One of the darkest chapters in Kansas CIty Chiefs history came to close yesterday as the daughter of former Chiefs linebacker, Jovan Belcher, was finally given a permanent home. Belcher orphaned his infant daughter Zoey on December 1, 2012, when he shot and killed her mother, Kasandra Perkins,..." June 23

  • Charles, McCluster back on the field at Chiefs minicamp

    Kansas City Star "Jamaal Charles showed no ill effects from his toe injury as the Chiefs began their three-day minicamp Tuesday at their Truman Sports Complex practice facility. Charles, who left practice early on Friday after a teammate accidentally stepped on his right foot, took his normal spot as the starting..." June 05

  • Jamaal Charles is Kansas City Chiefs' final chess piece

    NFL.com "The Kansas City Chiefs got a scare Friday when Jamaal Charles limped off the field after having his toe stepped on. Fortunately, X-rays came back negative. If there's one skill-position player the Chiefs can ill-afford to lose this year, it's Charles at running back. He finished second and..." June 01

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    Today's Chiefs injury was to Jamaal Charles. Right toe injury. Left practice early

  • The Kansas City Chiefs already have someone to pair with Jamaal Charles

    Arrowhead Pride "Well... now that John Dorsey has laid the smaketh down on Dwayne Bowe, Branden Albert, Crusty Dusty (I seriously doubt that nickname catches on) and my boy Tyson Jackson, what's next? (Late note- Apparently, what's next is cutting Winston. All right then...) We've all got opinions on what..." March 08

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