Fantasy Football 2010: Kansas City Chiefs Rushing Attack a Fantasy Hotbed

November 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Kansas City Chiefs have certainly been one of the surprises of the year in the NFL. Their unexpected 5-2 record leads the struggling AFC West by 1.5 games over, of all teams, Oakland.
Their defense has been exceptionally strong, holding opponents to just 122 points on the year, the fifth-fewest amount allowed out of all 32 defenses.
Quarterback Matt Cassel has also been fairly good, throwing for 10 touchdowns and only three interceptions to date, and he's found a deep threat in Dwayne Bowe, a solid tight end in Tony Moeaki, and two talented, pass-catching running backs in Jamaal Charles and rookie Dexter McCluster.
But it's the running game that's been the strong point. While the Chiefs' intimidating duo of Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones have combined for only five touchdowns, they've rushed for 1,204 yards, an average of 172 yards per game and 5.4 yards per carry.
In terms of fantasy football, both of them have been even more impressive. Charles has ...

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