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Andy Reid: Jamaal Charles injured ankle moving out of dorm

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Chiefs tailback Jamaal Charles was held out of Sunday’s preseason game at Carolina with a bruised foot.

And as it turns out, the Chiefs’ star sustained his injury off the field.

Charles hurt his ankle while moving a box out of his dorm at training camp’s end last week, coach Andy Reid said Monday, according to Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star. According to Reid, Charles rolled his ankle, but he’s on the mend, the Star reported.

The 27-year-old Charles racked up 1,980 total yards for Kansas City in 2013. The Chiefs’ regular season opener isn’t for close to three weeks, giving Charles time to heal.

The Chiefs? They may well have learned something homeowners tend to figure out over time: hiring movers, while costly, isn’t such a bad idea.

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7 Responses to “Andy Reid: Jamaal Charles injured ankle moving out of dorm”
  1. gooboy6 says: Aug 18, 2014 1:51 PM

    Here’s hoping that keeps him out until Titans game

  2. El Pollo Loco says: Aug 18, 2014 2:03 PM

    The shelf life of a Chiefs running back is so small.Charles is destined to get hurt midyear and he’ll never be near what he once was

  3. iman62 says: Aug 18, 2014 2:33 PM

    Why is the most important piece of their offense moving himself out of a dorm?

  4. lscratchingthesurface says: Aug 18, 2014 2:35 PM

    Charles is going to be fine. He had one major injury to which he recovered and has been and will continue to be great El Pollo Loco. Maybe you need to watch the Raiders vs Chiefs game last season. Short shelf life?? Hardly!!

  5. joetoronto says: Aug 18, 2014 3:41 PM

    Mr Glass.

  6. kcflake says: Aug 18, 2014 4:31 PM

    DANG. C’mon my Chiefs. Can you PLEASE hire someone to carry Mr. Charles Boxes??? He is Kindv’e an Important player for our team. He should Not be carrying boxes. He should be scoring TD’s for our squad. Go Chiefs!

  7. kev86 says: Aug 18, 2014 8:30 PM

    Wonder what really happened?

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