Originally written October 22, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
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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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