Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles on pace for huge workload, small injuries taking toll
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson was a seventh-round pick in last year's draft. He played in nine games and caught two ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
We've been tracking 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore's long road back from his latest devestating knee injury. Most rec... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post wrote Friday that Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are exp... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
 
 
 
 

Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles on pace for huge workload, small injuries taking toll

Through six games, Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles @jcharles25 has 147 touches. At that pace, he will have roughly 394 touches (304 carries and 88 receptions) and over 2,000 combined rushing and receiving yards. All this comes with a price as Charles has extensive blisters on his toes and many other nicks and scrapes that come with the territory as a featured back.

Fantasy Analysis:

The Chiefs one of two undefeated teams left standing in the NFL. The other team is their AFC West rivals, the Denver Broncos. In fact, the Chiefs have to play the Broncos twice in three weeks, in Weeks 11 and 13. That Week 11 contest will be something special if both teams are still unbeaten. Back on topic though, Charles' toes are reaching legendary status. He won't even let the media see them apparently. The larger point being somebody needs to help take the pressure off Charles, whether it's Cyrus Gray @CyrusGray32 or Knile Davis @BoobieKnile_Era. Either one or both, it doesn't matter. The Chiefs are playing great, but the offense is nothing without their best player. The offensive line is also doing a terrible job protecting Alex Smith, who already had a penchant for hanging onto the ball a beat too long. Kudos to Kansas City though, they're playing at an elite level.

Source:
The Kansas City Star

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.



News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Matt De Lima -
Follow on Twitter
White Plains, MD
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2010
Matt is a football field. He is a published sportswriter who contributes here at FFToolbox.com, 4for4.com and many other sports sites. His concise and straightforward fantasy expertise has been featured here since 2010. Follow him on Twitter (@mattkdelima) to talk sports and engage in some personalized fantasy discussion.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties