Report: Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles plans to hold out
All-Pro Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will not show up when training camp opens Thursday, reports KCTV-5. Charles will hold out for more money than he has left on the two remaining years of his deal.
Charles totaled 1,980 yards from scrimmage in 2013 and scored 19 touchdowns, securing a spot on the All-Pro first team, as voted on by the Associated Press. Charles is due a little over $3.9 million this season, and $6.09 million next year.
Behind Charles, the Chiefs ranked 10th in rushing yards per game last season, and fourth in yards per attempt. Kansas City went 11-5 and made the playoffs after finishing just 2-14 in 2012.
- Alex Hampl