KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KWCH) Wednesday, May 1, 2019
(The Kansas City Chiefs)
Veteran running back Jamaal Charles received his final handoff from Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Charles signed a 1-day contract to retire from the Chiefs on Wednesday.
Charles started his career in the NFL with the team in 2008.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Jamaal Charles will return to the Kansas City Chiefs for one day before officially announcing his retirement, according to 610 Sports Radio.
Charles was a third-round pick for the Chiefs in the 2008 draft. He spent nine straight seasons with the team but was released in February of 2017. He then had brief stints with the Denver Broncos and the Jacksonville Jaguars before he was released again in 2018.
"I'm so thankful and grateful. Thanks Jaguars for opportunity. It probably was my last chance putting on a jersey again," said Charles on his Instagram in October.
Charles is the Chiefs all-time leading rusher with more than 7,200 yards. He also ranks fourth in the NFL for yards per rushing attempt having averaged 5.4 yards per carry over his career.