Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/29/14

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 15: Running back Jackie Battle #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes with the ball against the Houston Texans during the preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 15, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
The Kansas City Chiefs have anointed Jackie Battle as their feature back moving forward.Chiefs offensive coordinator Bill Muir made the announcement as the Chiefs prepare for a Sunday afternoon battle with the Oakland Raiders.Battle was given the edge over Dexter McCluster for the primary tailback role vacated by the season-ending injury to Jamaal Charles.Battle, 28, has 29 carries for 156 yards and four receptions for 23 yards in five games so far this season. He's still looking for his first touchdown.
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