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The Penalty Flag:
The Kansas City Chiefs started off the 2011 NFL season with back-to-back losses in more ways than one. Not only were the Chiefs outscored by their opponents in the first two weeks by a combined 89-10, the team had also loss stars, Safety Eric Berry and Running Back Jamaal Charles for the season, in Weeks
BEST OF MAXIM
Jamaal Charles was left writhing in pain, after falling victim to a gruesome ACL tear during the Kansas City Chiefs Week 2 drudging in Detroit. But now, after nearly 10 months of recovery, the Pro Bowl running back says he's prepared to inflict that same brutal pain back on the NFL. "I'm ready to put my cleats back on and punish everybody in my way," Charles said...
The Kansas City Chiefs only had RB Jamaal Charles on the field for 12 carries last season before losing him for the season with an ACL tear. In those 12 carries, Charles showed just how dangerous he can be, ripping off two carries of over 20 yards. Without Charles in the lineup, the Chiefs finished in the middle of the pack running the ball in 2011, averaging just 118 yards per game...
Matt Cassel misfired on a couple of throws, and the Kansas City defense stuffed the offense during a mock 2-minute drill that ended with a missed field goal Thursday - an ominous conclusion to the Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp.
Unless, of course, you were wearing the red jerseys of the defense.
''Hey, offense sells tickets, they win games, but defense wins championships...
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles indicated that he’ll be ready to go when training camp starts at the end of next month.
“When they let that cape off me, I’m ready to go. I’m ready to put my cleats back on and punish everybody in my way,’’ said Charles
Charles also added that he feels strong enough to play in a game right now. He’ll be examined...
The Kansas City Chiefs placed tight end Martin Rucker on injured reserve.
Rucker is a 6-foot-5, 251-pounder former Cleveland Browns fourth-round draft pick from Missouri.
Rucker played in 12 games with two starts with the Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars.
2012 NFL Season Previews are underway! Kansas City Chiefs preview listed.
With training camp just six weeks away, the players are scattered and the coaches are taking a short break, but there is still some work that has to get done and some observations until the Kansas City Chiefs re-convene in St. Joseph, Missouri.