Jaguars sign RB Jamaal Charles to one-year deal

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Charles was a third-round pick out of Texas in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Chiefs.

See the video above for another radical option the Jaguars are considering at running back.

Yeldon played 77 of the Jaguars' 83 offensive snaps in last Sunday's loss to Kansas City because Corey Grant went down with a foot injury early in the second quarter.

He was released by the Chiefs after the 2016 season and signed a one-year contract with the Denver Broncos for 2017.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars are adding one of the most effective running backs in National Football League history, but don't expect Jamaal Charles to take over as the No. 1 tailback.

The Jaguars also brought in Charcandrick West for a workout before signing Charles. He rushed the ball 69 times for 296 yards and one touchdown, while catching 23 passes for 129 yards.

Per Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com, "Charles became the leading rusher in Chiefs history (7,260 yards) despite a series of knee injuries". He was a two-time first-team All-Pro and a four-time Pro Bowler. Offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett is not limited in how he can use Charles, either, which makes him an ideal relief for T.J. Prior to that, he spent three season with the South Carolina Gamecocks (2014-16), where he was able to rack up 187 carries for 794 rushing yards (averaged 4.2 yards a rush) and five touchdowns. In 2013, he led the National Football League in rushing touchdowns.

How many carries Charles gets on Sunday when the Jaguars take on the Dallas Cowboys is not yet known. He tore the left ACL in 2011.

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