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Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles has sixth-best odds to win NFL MVP award

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles found room to run during the team’s training camp practice Tuesday morning at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph.
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles found room to run during the team’s training camp practice Tuesday morning at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. deulitt@kcstar.com

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has been given 20-1 odds to win the NFL’s MVP award this year, according to Bovada.

Charles is tied with five other stars — Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell, New England quarterback Tom Brady, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson — for the sixth-best odds in the league.

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers has 5-1 odds, while Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck has 7-1 odds. Minnesota running g back Adrian Peterson has 12-1 odds while Houston defensive end J.J. Watt — the runner up for the award a year ago — has 12-1 odds.

Denver quarterback Peyton Manning rounds out the top five with 16-1 odds.

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