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Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Jamaal Charles wins fan award

By Bill Williamson

Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles won the FedEx Ground Player of the Year award. It’s a fan-based vote that goes to the top running back in the NFL.

Charles was second in the NFL in rushing with 1,467 yards in 2010. Charles –- a key member of the Chiefs’ AFC West championship team -- averaged 6.4 yards per carry. San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers finished behind Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers and New England’s Tom Brady in the FedEx Air Player of the Year award.