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Chiefs’ Charles May Have Season-Ending Knee Injury, ESPN Says

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Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will likely miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee, ESPN reported.

Charles, who was second in the National Football League with 1,467 yards rushing last season, was injured during the first quarter of today’s 48-3 loss to the Detroit Lions after being pushed out of bounds.

The Pro Bowl running back was taken off the field on a cart and will have tests tomorrow to confirm the initial diagnosis of a torn anterior cruciate ligament, ESPN said, citing an unidentified person familiar with the situation.

Charles’s injury is the latest setback for the defending AFC Western Division champions, who are 0-2 this season and have been outscored 89-10 in losses to Buffalo and Detroit. Thomas Jones and Dexter McCluster would likely fill in at running back if Charles is out for an extended time, ESPN said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Erik Matuszewski in New York at matuszewski@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net

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