Jamaal Charles Will Run Wild Over the AFC This Season

June 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jamaal Charles finished the 2009 season with a bang, rushing for 259 yards and two touchdowns against the Broncos. It was a fitting end to a stretch of games that marked the emergence of Charles as the featured back in Kansas City.
Charles ended the season with 1,120 yards on only 190 carries for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. Charles led the league in yards per carry last season while also scoring seven touchdowns on the ground. Charles was a threat out of the backfield in the receiving game as well as he caught 40 balls for 297 yards and a touchdown.
Charles put up all of these numbers in basically the final eight games of the season after he was forced to play second fiddle to Larry Johnson for the first half of the season. Johnson was released following week seven and Charles finally got the chance to show what he can do.
Charles ran for over 1,000 yards in the second half of the season and really turned it on the last four games of the year as he ran for over 70...

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