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

January 10, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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 meniscus and elected to undergo surgery.
The 30-year-old veteran downplayed the notion he came back from tearing his ACL too quickly and said his latest injury occurred while putting in extra work after practice rather than during a game:
There's been speculation that I tried to come back too quick, or that I wasn't ready, but I honestly don't think me coming back to play is what caused this to happen. I think, if anything, I was doing too much extra work on top of what I was doing with the team and the trainers.
Everybody was questioning me, talking about what I should be doing and asking, "Why doesn't Jamaal look like this coming back from surgery, why d...

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