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Jamaal Charles Looking To Join a Contending Team That Was In Postseason Last Year

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs didn’t have any discussions with veteran RB Jamaal Charles before releasing him on Tuesday.

According to Garafolo, playing for a contender will be the top priority for Charles moving forward and is looking at teams who were in the playoffs last year. Garafolo specifically mentioned the Cowboys as a team who would be high on Charles’ list of potential landing spots.

Garafolo specifically mentioned the Cowboys as a team who would be high on Charles’ list of potential landing spots. He also acknowledged the obvious connections to the Eagles and Colts, but it appears as though Charles wants to be sure that they’re in position to make a legitimate Super Bowl run.

Charles, 30, was in the final year of his four-year, $28 million contract that included $8.3 million guaranteed and was set to make a base salary of $3.75 million for the 2017 season when the Chiefs cut him in a move that freed up $7 million of available cap space.

In 2016, Charles appeared in three games and rushed for 40 yards on 12 carries (3.3 YPC) to go along with two receptions for 14 yards receiving and a touchdown.

We’ll have more regarding potential landings spots for Charles as news is available.

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