Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles out with bruised foot

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will sit out Kansas City's preseason game against the Panthers in Charlotte on Sunday night because of a bruised foot, the team announced before the game. Charles did not travel with the team.

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The 27-year-old, who rushed for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns in 15 games last season, has missed only one game the last two seasons after playing only two in 2011 due to a torn ACL.

Charles, a three-time Pro Bowler, is entering his seventh season with the Chiefs. Knile Davis will start in his place.

- Chris Mascaro


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