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Kansas City Chiefs Sign Jamaal Charles To Extension; Broncos Will Deal With Running Back For Years To Come

ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reports that the Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back Jamaal Charles to a five-year, $32.5 million extension, with $13 million guaranteed. Such a deal, which ends after 2015, shows the Chiefs' commitment to having Jamaal Charles as the feature back in their offense.

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Charles is currently tied for third in rushing yards with the Tennessee Titans' Chris Johnson at 1,137 yards. This is his third year in the league after being selected 73rd overall in the 2008 draft. This season Charles has split time with Thomas Jones, who was the league's No. 3 rusher in 2009 (1,402 yards with the Jets, Chris Johnson rushed for 2,006 yards for first place).

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Over at Arrowhead Pride, Charles' contract extension has received overwhelming (almost unanimous) support.

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The Denver Broncos will now deal with Jamaal Charles for the next five years, and he has good career numbers against the Broncos. In six games, Charles averages 82.0 yards on 13.5 attempts. He gains 6.07 yards per carry. In his career, he has 82 attempts for 492 yards. His three touchdowns against the Broncos are the most he has against any team.

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