Thomas Jones and Jamaal Charles: A Happy, Kansas City Chiefs Marriage

March 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Billy Kramer asks, “When’s mommy coming back?”
“I don’t know, Billy.  Soon,” Ted, his father, replies.
“How Soon?"
“Will she pick me up after school?”
“Probably.  And if she doesn’t, I will,”  Ted insists.
“What if you forget?”
“I won’t forget.”
“What if you get run over by a truck and get killed?”
“Then Mommy will pick you up.”
At first glance, a quote from the movie, Kramer vs. Kramer , has little place in a football forum.  However, the story of a broken marriage tells a similar story to the recent marriage of Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones in the Kansas City backfield.
No, not a literal, Dennis Rodman-type marriage for publicity, but simply the uniting of two star players at the same position, on the same team.
While one situation showcases a custody battle, ...

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