Report: Charles may miss opener

Published 3:21 pm Friday, September 2, 2016

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters Friday that Jamaal Charles of Port Arthur may miss the season opener against the San Diego Chargers. and reported on Reid’s press conference.

Charles is still rehabilitating an ACL tear he sustained in Week 5 of last season against the Chicago Bears and did not participate in preseason games. But Kansas City is deep in the backfield with Spencer Ware and Charcandrick West returning.

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“I think Jamaal is going to need a little time to keep working to get himself back,” Reid said on “We’ll see how he does after a couple of days off.”

— I.C. Murrell


About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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