Jamaal Charles RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chiefs list Jamaal Charles as doubtful this week

    Pro Football Talk "Kansas City’s likely going to have to wait another week to get Jamaal Charles back on the field. The Chiefs are listing Charles as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Jets, and that designation points toward him not returning, as some speculated he might this week." September 24

  • Andy Reid hints Jamaal Charles has chance to play in Week 3

    Larry Brown Sports "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles still has yet to make his 2016 season debut, but we many not have to wait for much longer to see it happen. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid left the door open on Friday for Charles to play Sunday against the Jets, saying that he thinks the former..." September 24

  • Andy Reid expects Jamaal Charles to be same player when he returns

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs coach Andy Reid has consistently said the Chiefs will take a cautious approach with running back Jamaal Charles, who continues to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Reid continued to toe that line Monday following a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter that said Charles is..." September 19

  • Source: Chiefs' Charles out Sunday, eyes Week 3

    ESPN "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will miss Sunday's game against the Houston Texans but is expected to make his season debut in Week 3, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Charles, who missed most of last season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in Week 5, is ready to play" September 18

  • Jamaal Charles ‘doubtful’ for Week 2

    Sportsnaut "The Kansas City Chiefs played without star running back Jamaal Charles last week. And it would appear they must prepare to do the same in Week 2. Charles has been listed as “doubtful,” according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Charles has been practicing but only on a limited basis due to..." September 17

  • Jamaal Charles At 80 or 90 Percent; Playing Running Back For Chiefs Scout Team

    CBS Houston "Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson joined SportsRadio 610’s In The Loop with former Chiefs star Dante Hall, John Lopez and Cody Stoots on Thursday, ahead of their game against the Houston Texans this Sunday. Johnson said that the Chiefs superstar running back Jamaal Charles is almost..." September 16

  • Jamaal Charles could sit out Week 2

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles could be out another week as he recovers from ACL surgery, per Ed Werder of ESPN." September 13

  • Jamaal Charles officially ruled out for Week 1

    UPI "If you haven't already scrambled to lock up Charcandrick West or Spencer Ware on your fantasy football roster, you're probably too late. But if you did, you could have a top-10 running back this week in Spencer Ware. On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs officially ruled out running back Jamaal..." September 11

  • Jamaal Charles doubtful for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs will open the season without their top offensive weapon. Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles, who is still recovering from the knee injury that ended his 2015 season, is officially listed as doubtful for the opener against the Chargers on Sunday." September 09

  • Chiefs' Reid: Charles unlikely to play Week 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs may have to begin the 2016 season without their most explosive offensive player, as head coach Andy Reid said Monday that Jamaal Charles is unlikely to be ready for Week 1. “I think it’s a stretch for him to play on Sunday,” Reid told reporters. Charles tore his ACL..." September 05

  • Andy Reid: Jamaal Charles needs more time to work himself back

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles was cleared to practice two weeks ago, but he may not be ready to play next week. Charles was activated from the physically unable to perform list on Aug. 16, after tearing his ACL last October. “I think Jamaal is going to need a little time to keep working..." September 02

  • Report: Jamaal Charles might not play Week 1

    Sportsnaut "The long-awaited return of Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles might not be coming in Week 1. According to Adam Teicher of ESPN, (h/t SiriusXMFantasy) it looks like Charles might not play in the season opener. “If he plays it won’t be a lot. He certainly won’t be the..." September 01

  • Charles makes first appearance since ACL tear

    News-Press "For the first time since he tore his ACL, Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles returned to practice. Charles made a 20-minute appearance, going through team stretching and individual work before retreating to the indoor practice facility to continue to rehab after his removal..." August 17

  • Jamaal Charles off PUP, practices today

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is back to work. The team has announced that Charles is off the physically unable to perform list and will practice today. Charles tore his ACL in October, so it’s been about 10 months. That’s usually long enough for a player to return to action, although..." August 16

  • Chiefs' GM expects Eric Berry, Jamaal Charles and Tamba Hali to be ready for opener

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs training camp has played to mostly positive reviews, but it should be remembered several roles are being performed by understudies. Safety Eric Berry hasn’t appeared at Missouri Western after he and the Chiefs were unable to come to terms on a long-term contract agreement. Running back..." August 10

  • This delay for Jamaal Charles was not a part of the plan

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs indicated early in the offseason that with no setbacks, Jamaal Charles would be ready to participate when training camp started. Charles returned to practice on a limited basis late in the offseason, and even last week on his blog wrote "everything is going according to..." July 27

  • Chiefs Place RB Jamaal Charles On PUP List

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chiefs HC Andy Reid announced Wednesday that they’re placing RB Jamaal Charles on the active/PUP list to open training camp, per Herbie Teope. Reid did, however, says that Charles is on track and they just want to be careful with him. Players placed on the active/PUP list can return to..." July 27

  • Jamaal Charles’ workload won’t be limited if healthy

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles should be a workhorse again in 2016, provided he is healthy and returns to form. Coming off a season-ending ACL injury last year, many have wondered if the dynamic dual-threat back will be limited all all as he enters his ninth NFL..." July 26

  • Chiefs' Reid: Jamaal Charles may not be healthy for start of camp

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has progressed steadily in his return from a torn ACL in 2015, but that doesn't mean he'll be healthy enough for the start of training camp. Head coach Andy Reid urged caution when asked about Charles during the Chiefs' OTAs on Thursday, noting the..." June 18

  • Jamaal Charles going through drills at Chiefs practice

    Arrowhead Pride "It's not exactly a training camp practice but Jamaal Charles has been spotted at the Kansas City Chiefs mandatory minicamp. Jamaal was spotted at an earlier practice but he was working out on his own then. This time around he's actually participating in some drills. Now, this is non-contact and..." June 14

  • Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles could participate in on-field drills at practice next week

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs’ three-day mandatory minicamp starts Tuesday, and it appears a few notable injured players — including star running back Jamaal Charles — might take part in on-field drills for the first time this offseason. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Charles, who is recovering from a torn ACL, and..." June 11

  • Running back Jamaal Charles, rehabbing a torn ACL, appears at practice

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles made an appearance at practice Wednesday for the first time since offseason practices began on May 24. Charles, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament last October, was present but did not practice. He wore his jersey and shorts but did not have a helmet. " June 02

  • Jamaal Charles will see limited action at OTAs

    The Sports Daily "Jamaal Charles will take the next step toward returning from his ACL injury next week at the Chiefs’ OTAs. Coach Andy Reid said Charles will be a limited participant in the practice sessions, according to Chiefs.com. The practices will be held Tuesday through Thursday. The 29-year-old..." May 19

  • Jamaal Charles is Chiefs' featured back, but team has options

    ESPN "Jamaal Charles tried to defuse the situation with humor, joking about the Kansas City Chiefs and their crowded backfield on the first day of the offseason program. "I hope coach can put a four-running back package together," Charles said. There seems to be little question that Charles,..." April 21