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Eric Fisher

At 28 years old, Chiefs' Jamaal Charles isn't close to calling it quits

In retrospect, perhaps asking Jamaal Charles to repeat what he did in 2013 wasn't fair. That year, Charles was 27 years old in his zenith and playing behind a fairly capable offensive line. He also had one of the game's best offensive minds, Andy Reid, calling plays for him in an offense perfectly designed for his talents against a last-place schedule, no less. All of that added up to a career season in which the Chiefs went 11-5, Charles posted career highs of 1,980 yards from scrimmage and 19 touchdowns and generally performed so well that he got a new contract after the season, even though he had two years remaining on a team-friendly deal. So yes, when you consider all that,...