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Jamaal Charles joins Jim Brown in NFL record book

Updated: 2012-09-24T16:41:19Z

By RANDY COVITZ

The Kansas City Star

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, who rushed for 233 yards, including a 91-yard touchdown, and caught six passes for 55 yards in the Chiefs’ 27-24 overtime win over New Orleans, joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown as the only players in NFL history to record at least 225 rushing yards and 50 receiving yards in the same game.

Charles, who rushed for 259 yards on January 3, 2010 at Denver, has two career games with at least 230 rushing yards. Only Brown, with three, has more.

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