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Jamaal Charles has his own injury report designation

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In standardizing the injury report, the NFL put numerical values on each category to make it easier to understand, i.e. questionable means a 50 percent chance of playing.

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a better way with words than numbers.

According to Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star, Charles was asked Friday how close to being 100 percent he was, and replied: “I’m ready-to-play percent.”

Charles went through a full practice and is listed as probable, but will obviously play, since he’s ready-to-play percent. That’s way better than any number or “virtual certainty to play.”

Cornerback Dunta Robinson is listed as questionable after being excused from practice for personal reasons, and tight end Travis Kelce was also questionable with a knee.

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27 Responses to “Jamaal Charles has his own injury report designation”
  1. rtwoj says: Sep 13, 2013 4:44 PM

    Will the Cowboys be 1-1 after a Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead?

    Yes percent.

  2. afcdomination says: Sep 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    Dunta Robinson is a walking injury.

    and travis kelce has been injured most of the preseason/season on and off.

    they need those guys healthy to hang with teams like the cowboys.

    if Charles isn’t 100 percent, KC’s offense will struggle.

  3. Smarterthanyou says: Sep 13, 2013 5:02 PM

    The best running back in the league. When he says he is ready, that means bad news for the opponent.

    Chiefs playoff bound.

    REMEMBER IN DECEMBER

  4. bpayton52 says: Sep 13, 2013 5:06 PM

    He’ll leave the game injured!

  5. Rick Spielman is a Magician says: Sep 13, 2013 5:08 PM

    Smarterthanyou says:Sep 13, 2013 5:02 PM

    The best running back in the league.
    ______

    You’re ready-to-be-committed percent right.

  6. jayniner says: Sep 13, 2013 5:24 PM

    You’re welcome for Alex Smith

  7. redfield11 says: Sep 13, 2013 5:27 PM

    Anyone that thinks their RB is better then Adrian Peterson is mental. No one denies Jamaal Charles is a beast and one of the better ones (at least pre-injury last year, looks like he’s healed back). But he isn’t unstoppable.

    With Alex smith being a check down machine, if the cowboys can focus on jamaal charles the chiefs may have problems. As a cowboys fan though I’m worried about the homefield advantage and chiefs impressive defense.

    This is going to be an ugly tough game, win or lose.

  8. furnhole says: Sep 13, 2013 5:27 PM

    Jamaal, I need you to rock 100% this week. I’m sure you will.

  9. captainwisdom8888 says: Sep 13, 2013 5:32 PM

    Charles has shown a propensity for injury over his short career thus far, and his backup Knile Davis has some serious talent in both the run and pass attack. He’s available in most fantasy leagues and while Jamaal Charles owners won’t wanna hear this at all…I expect Davis to at least start a game or 2 for the Chiefs this season. You should always make a conscious effort to load up your bench with backup RBs who stand a good chance of seeing the field after guys get nicked up, especially backups that are behind injury-prone guys like Charles.

  10. eaglesnd18 says: Sep 13, 2013 5:33 PM

    Best running back in the league? Try AP who would dominate him every year. Including the year that ACL was torn! And also try mr. Lesean McCoy who makes defenders look like little kids out there breaking their ankles. I will say he is a top 5 RB though! And he will rush for 200 against this Dallas defense!

  11. shayeezy says: Sep 13, 2013 5:33 PM

    jamaal is going to show out in this game, knowing how many texans will be watching.

  12. azjahwkr says: Sep 13, 2013 5:48 PM

    jayniner says: Sep 13, 2013 5:24 PM

    You’re welcome for Alex Smith
    —————————————————–

    Thanks! and in return we gave you Jonathan Baldwin!

  13. Smarterthanyou says: Sep 13, 2013 6:03 PM

    Jamaal Charles = higher YPC than AP.
    Nuff said.
    Thank you

  14. therealtrenches says: Sep 13, 2013 6:04 PM

    His designation should that he’s “fine,” which Chiefs fans will learn means a whole bunch of different ambiguities when it comes outta Coach Andy’s mouth.

  15. Smarterthanyou says: Sep 13, 2013 6:11 PM

    If the Chiefs fed the ball to Charles as much as Minny does for AP, then Charles would post numbers that dwarf AP.

    Highest yard per carry average than AP and Jim Brown and Barry Sanders.
    Now get a clue

    Thank you

  16. Smarterthanyou says: Sep 13, 2013 6:15 PM

    The Filthadelphia losers that Andy Reid jilted are still trolling Chiefs stories.
    The jilted girls just cant move on with their sad lives. KC has Andy and FILTHadelphia is stuck with a college cheater with a gimmick offense that will soon fade.
    Andy will deliver another Lombardi in KC whole the East Coast’s dirtiest city still awaits their first

  17. Rick Spielman is a Magician says: Sep 13, 2013 6:23 PM

    @Smarterthanyou

    Wow, so Jamaal Charles is better than Adrian Peterson, Jim Brown, and Barry Sanders? Did you ever think that those YPC might come down a little if they gave him the ball as much as those other guys got the ball? Last year was the most carries Charles ever had and the lowest YPC of his career.

    2012:
    Jamaal Charles – 285 carries, 5.3 YPC
    Adrian Peterson – 348 carries, 6.0 YPC

  18. unfkwthabl says: Sep 13, 2013 6:31 PM

    For reference… not all of us Chief fans would argue #25 in better than peterson.

    We like our guy.. but that guy is in him own category, much like barry has his.

    Jamaal is more of a sayers gliding type… not built for back to back to back 300+ carry seasons but still great.

    Jamaal should be on everyones top 5 list.

  19. irishchief84 says: Sep 13, 2013 6:32 PM

    I’m a chiefs homer but I still think ap is better than charles.

  20. bengals3285 says: Sep 13, 2013 6:47 PM

    You would have to be a dumb homer to think that Charles is better than AP. it shouldn’t even be a discussion right now.

  21. germanstingray says: Sep 13, 2013 6:53 PM

    captainwisdom8888 says:
    Sep 13, 2013 5:32 PM
    Charles has shown a propensity for injury over his short career thus far, and his backup Knile Davis has some serious talent in both the run and pass attack. He’s available in most fantasy leagues and while Jamaal Charles owners won’t wanna hear this at all…I expect Davis to at least start a game or 2 for the Chiefs this season. You should always make a conscious effort to load up your bench with backup RBs who stand a good chance of seeing the field after guys get nicked up, especially backups that are behind injury-prone guys like Charles.

    3 6
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    You’re about as demented as Jerrah Jones. Charles has missed like one or two games in his entire career except for the torn ACL.

  22. Smarterthanyou says: Sep 13, 2013 6:57 PM

    Jamaal Charles = PED free
    AP = Not

  23. joetoronto says: Sep 13, 2013 7:16 PM

    Softy says what?

  24. therealtrenches says: Sep 13, 2013 8:18 PM

    Dear smarter than I know everything:

    Get this through your thick skull:

    1. We’re not “jilted” by Andy’s departure. WE WANTED HIM GONE.

    2. He didn’t leave us; he was canned.

    3. He was canned for doing a terrible job.

    4. It amuses us to no end to watch you cry every time we post in a chiefs story.

    5. Most of the negative things we say about your new coach are things you’ll be saying about him in two years if you know football.

  25. eaglesnd18 says: Sep 13, 2013 8:40 PM

    @Smarterthanyou

    Why are you calling us crap when you’re team has been in it’s divisions cellar forever? You even let Tim Tebow torch you guys! Have fun beating the Cowboys this week cause next week you are going to get spanked!

  26. jaggedmark says: Sep 13, 2013 11:16 PM

    Love that quote, “ready to play percent” (wish everyone would start using that when they know someone is going to play)

  27. gromgrimfist says: Sep 14, 2013 5:16 AM

    @Smarterthennothing

    First off there are 3 elite runningbacks in this league that are better at what they do then anybody else in the league and Charles is not one of them. Peterson is the best power back hands down can’t block or catch passes down field but that is ok he is a runningback. McCoy the human joystick best moves since Barry Sanders and can be a weapon out of the backfield too but is a liability in pass protection. Foster is head over heels the best all around player in the game can run catch block he can even throw (haven’t seen it in the pros yet but not a Texans fan either so he might have)
    2nd not all Philly fans were happy to see Andy Reid go I hope he beats Philly next week and says you should have kept me and laughs at the fans that ran him out of there. I wish he would have stayed and just got rid of Marty and ran the ball more often. I think McCoy will turn a lot of heads this year and compete for the rushing title.

    3rd I hope KC crushes Dallas this week mainly because I hate Dallas but I am also hoping Reid does good in KC would be fun to see KC against Philly in the superbowl in a few years

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