• Jamaal Charles (RB) #25

    Jamaal Charles
    Team:Kansas City
    Ht / Wt:5'11" / 199 lb.
    College:Texas
    Age:30
    Born:December 27, 1986
    Drafted:2008 / Rd. 3 (73)
    Draft Team:KC
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    2016 Season Stats

    Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD
    12 40 1 2 14 0
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    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: March 24, 2017

    Jamaal Charles's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Charles's current ADP is 5.04, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 4th pick of the 5th round, and 52nd selection overall.

    He was drafted 183 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 13th and a low of 73rd.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Jamaal Charles:

    Draft #DateFormatCharles's Draft Pick
    4033576 3/24/2017 Standard 54th
    4033573 3/24/2017 Standard 56th
    4033572 3/24/2017 Standard 58th
    4033542 3/24/2017 Standard 61st
    4033537 3/24/2017 Standard 59th
    4033507 3/24/2017 Standard 63rd
    4033505 3/24/2017 Standard 58th
    4033478 3/24/2017 Standard 70th
    4033471 3/24/2017 Standard 61st

    Players drafted after Jamaal Charles:

    Tyler Eifert TE CIN 5.08
    Kelvin Benjamin WR CAR 5.08
    Derrick Henry RB TEN 5.09
    Frank Gore RB IND 5.10
    Derek Carr QB OAK 5.11
    Isaiah Crowell RB CLE 5.11
    Brandon Marshall WR NYG 5.12
    Larry Fitzgerald WR ARI 6.01
    Jimmy Graham TE SEA 6.02
    Bilal Powell RB NYJ 6.02
    Martavis Bryant WR PIT 6.03
    Cam Newton QB CAR 6.04
    Jonathan Stewart RB CAR 6.06
    Delanie Walker TE TEN 6.07
    Dak Prescott QB DAL 6.08
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    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Jamaal Charles.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 1 Knee Out
    2016 1 Knee Out
    2016 2 Knee Out
    2016 3 Knee Out
    2016 4 Knee Probable
    2016 8 Knee Out
    2016 9 Knee Out
    2016 10 Knee Out
    2016 11 Knee Out
    2016 12 Knee Out
    2016 13 Knee Out
    2016 14 Knee Out
    2016 15 Knee Out
    2016 16 Knee Out
    2016 17 Knee Out
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    Jamaal Charles Biography

    Last updated: February 4, 2017

    Jamaal Charles is a dynamic Running Back for the Kansas City Chiefs. Charles has spent his entire NFL career with the Chiefs, but his career is declining due to multiple knee injuries.

    High School Career

    Jamaal was a two-sport star at Memorial High School in Port Arthur, Texas. He rushed for over 2,000 yards in both his junior and senior seasons. He was named District Player of the Year and Parade All-American. In track, Jamaal won the state hurdle title during his senior year.

    College Career

    Jamaal headlined the 2005 recruiting class for the University of Texas. He split carries his freshman season when Texas won the National Title and also during his sophomore college season. But, during his junior year, Jamaal was the leader of Texas' running attack.

    As a junior, Jamaal rushed for 1,619 yards and 18 TDs. Included was one of the highlights of his college career when he rushed for 290 total yards against Nebraska. 216 of those yards were in the fourth quarter when he scored three TDs and ripped an 86-yard TD run.

    2008 NFL Draft

    Jamaal declared early for the NFL Draft, foregoing his senior season at Texas. After becoming one of the all-time leading rushers in Longhorns history, he thought he would be drafted high in the 2008 NFL Draft. However, he fell to the Chiefs in the third round.

    At the NFL Combine, Charles used his superior track skills in the 40-yard dash. Jamaal's 40 time was 4.38 seconds, which ranked #4 among RBs. But, his vertical leap was only 30.5, which was barely in the Top 20 among RBs. He did not "wow" scouts and was the ninth RB selected in the Draft.

    2008 Rookie NFL Season

    Jamaal signed a three-year contract with the Chiefs. His base salary was $470,000 with a $200,000 signing bonus. He was the third-string RB, but broke through for a 100-yard game midway through the season.

    2009 NFL Season

    Jamaal went from 2 to 10 starts in his second season. He also gained more than 1,000 yards rushing with 8 total TDs. His growth put him on the map with NFL fans and Fantasy Football owners.

    2010 NFL Season

    Jamaal exploded for 1,467 rushing yards in 2010. He scored a total of 8 TDs and made his first Pro Bowl. This also earned him a new contract with the Chiefs.

    2011 NFL Season

    Before his fourth season, Jamaal signed a five-year deal worth $32.5 million. The contract paid him $3.35 million in 2011, which was quite the jump from his $470,000 rookie salary. However, Jamaal tore his knee in Week 2 and missed the rest of 2011.

    2012 NFL Season

    Jamaal bounced back with the best rushing stats of his career. He rushed for 1,509 yards, scored six total TDs, and made his second Pro Bowl. One of the highlights of his NFL career was an amazing 91-yard TD showing off his track speed.

    2013 NFL Season

    Jamaal dipped to 1,287 rushing yards, but he jumped to 693 receiving yards. He had a breakout Fantasy Football season with nearly 2,000 total yards and 19 total TDs. He made the Pro Bowl for the second straight year and was named first-team NFL All-Pro.

    2014 NFL Season

    2012 and 2013 were Jamaal's peak years, as his rushing and receiving yards dropped. He totaled 14 TDs, though, and made his third straight Pro Bowl. He also received a contract extension that made him the second-highest paid NFL RB.

    2015 NFL Season

    Jamaal tore his knee again during the 2015 season. He finished with only 364 rushing yards and five total TDs.

    2016 NFL Season

    Jamaal's season never really got started. After trying to recover from knee surgery, he only played three games and was shut down again. He finished with 54 total yards and one TD.

    Personal Life

    Jamaal is an advocate of childhood literacy and does a lot of community work to promote his cause. His Twitter handle is @JCharles25. On Twitter, he talks about the Chiefs, connects with former Longhorns college teammates, and promotes literacy. His #25 jersey can be found in the NFL Team Shop.

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