For all the doom and gloom Denver Broncos fans may have felt following Week 1's loss to Oakland Raiders, Sunday's victory over the Cincinnati Bengals certainly has made things better. The same, though, cannot be said for the Kansas City Chiefs, who are now 0-2. They lost safety Eric Berry in Week 1's loss to the Buffalo Bills and now they might be without running back Jamaal Charles after an injury in Sunday's loss to the Detroit Lions.
While Charles will have an MRI on Monday to confirm the prognosis, the Chiefs believe the running back has torn his ACL, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. This would be a huge blow for a team that looked to repeat as AFC West champions this season. An 0-2 start already made it nigh impossible for the Chiefs to dream of the playoffs, but losing their top rusher just compounds the problem.
Thomas Jones and Dexter McCluster will carry the load for the Chiefs on the ground now, and they'll need to step up as Matt Cassel hasn't lit the world on fire with his season so far. He has one touchdown pass to four interceptions.
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