Found July 24, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
According to the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs are planning for running backs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis to touch the ball a combined 500 times this season. This makes a lot of sense because they have a strong run blocking offensive line and defense and their quarterback has major limitations as a passer. In addition, the last time they won the division, in 2010, they did it by giving Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones a combined 539 touches, leading the league in rushing and making life much easier for Cassel, who responded with 27 touchdowns to 7 interceptions. Charles is expected to get the bulk of the touches and could see up to 300 touches, assuming he’s fully recovered from ACL surgery. I project him to rush for 1250 yards on 250 carries, catch 40 passes for 320 yards, and total 8 touchdowns. As for Peyton Hills, I have him at 170 carries for 765 yards, 30 catches for 220 yards, and 8 total touchdowns. Both should be fairly high fantasy picks. My fantasy football rankings wi...

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