Sam Mellinger

July 23, 2014 6:20 PM

Jamaal Charles’ deal was easy, now comes the hard part for the Chiefs

Jamaal Charles earned every cent of his contract extension. The shelf-life of running backs is cruelly short, and Charles is absolutely right to get paid while he can. More importantly for the Chiefs’ future, this does not affect their ability to work out more complicated contract situations with Justin Houston and Alex Smith.

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