Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs

by KFFL Staff on July 15, 2009 @ 00:00:00 PDT

 


Jamaal Charles | Kansas City Chiefs | 5-foot-11, 199 pounds | 2nd year

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Pros: In his rookie season last year, Charles averaged 5.3 yards per carry and 10.1 yards per reception. He showed to be a competent receiver by registering 27 catches. Running back Larry Johnson is probably one gaffe away from a lengthy suspension, which would allow for Charles to shine.

Cons: Johnson remains entrenched as the starter, so it's unclear how much work Charles will receive. The offensive line is suspect, and new head coach Todd Haley has a history of employing a pass-first approach. There is question as to whether Charles is capable of being more than a change-of-pace or third-down back.

Fantasy tip: If LJ goofs and provides Charles with a consistent chance to touch the ball, fantasy owners could have a steal on their hands. Charles' average draft placement points to the early 15th round, which could be highway robbery for the speedy second-year back.

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