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Sunday, January 3, 2010
Charles running wild in Denver

By Bill Williamson

DENVER -- Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles is, once again, showing he is ready to be the centerpiece of the Chief’s offense next season.

Charles has 109 yards rushing on seven carries and it’s not even halftime. It is Charles’ fourth straight game with at least 100 yards rushing. He needs 30 yards to reach the 1,000-yard mark. Kansas City is leading 10-7 with five minutes to go in the first half.

The second-year player from Texas has been dynamic after the Chiefs cut Larry Johnson. The Kansas City season has long been lost, but Charles is showing the team it has a bright future at running back.