Jamaal Charles Injury: Kansas City Chiefs RB back at practice

 

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) is tackled by Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phillip Taylor (98) in the second half at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs won the game 23-17. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

No running back on a playoff team is more important than Jamaal Charles is to the Kansas City Chiefs, and it just seems like Charles is carrying the Chiefs offense. So that’s why any time he goes down with an injury, it’s sure to raise a reaction no matter the severity. It’s really only natural, anyway, given Charles’s importance. The man is a monster on the ground, a terror through the passing game, and is certainly doing a whole lot better than the likes of Alex Smith, Dwayne Bowe, and Donnie Avery. Charles means absolutely everything to this offense, and that’s why it’s great to hear ESPN NFL Nation’s Adam Teicher report that he is back at practice today.

Charles was never in danger of missing this week’s road game against the Buffalo Bills, but it’s still great to hear that he is dressed up and on the field this afternoon. I mean, there are always some doubts that still exist when a player of his magnitude has yet to practice, so Teicher’s tweet is sweet confirmation that we’ll see Charles out there against the Bills.

He’ll probably wreck them, too, and it’s been utter dominance for Charles in the both the passing and running game this season. He hasn’t been held to under triple-digit yards from scrimmage this season, as he has 635 rushing yards with six touchdowns and 41 receptions for 383 yards and two touchdowns. Charles averages 127.3 yards from scrimmage per game, which means that he is on pace for an excellent 2,037 yards from scrimmage this year.

So yeah, he’s pretty important/good.

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Topics: Injury Report, Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs

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  • Mark Bustamante

    If JC25 get a major injury the CHIEFS ARE DOOMED! Other players need to raise their game and play tougher. I hate relying on the defense all the time. Our offense needs to win us done games