Fantasy football alert: It does not appear that the Chiefs will less Jamaal Charles' load too much, if at all.
Charles had a career high 329 touches last season (259 carries, 70 receptions) and judging by comments from coach Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Doug Pederson, it doesn't seem like the Chiefs are too interested in taking Charles off the field.
"I think he's got a lot in the tank," Reid said last week. "We're going keep using him. He's a good football player and he enjoys playing the game, so we'll keep getting him the football."
"When it's in the heat of the battle, and it's kind of crunch time, you want your guys on the field, and that's the bottom line," Pederson said last week.
Charles just got a new four-year contract. He's 27 years old. He's probably got a couple or more years of high quality football in him (barring injury). It's reasonable to think the Chiefs are going to ride him as hard as they can these next few years. I know, I know ... Knile Davis.
I talked about this with Danny Parkins and Carrington Harrison on 610 Sports the other day. Over / under 329 touches for Jamaal this year, I'm taking the over. When Jamaal touches the ball, he produces. This should be another big year for him.
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