Jamaal Charles

Jamaal Charles

RB - DEN
Height: 5' 11"Weight: 199 lbsAge: 30College: TexasDrafted: #73 (3rd Rd.)

2017 Outlook

13th easiest for RBs
Strength of Schedule
Draft Rank (ECR) #120
Best / Worst #21 / #166
ADP #105

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Jamaal Charles could return for training camp

Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph told the media that the timetable for running back Jamaal Charles (knee) to return to football activities is training camp.

Fantasy Impact

Charles, Denver's newest addition to their backfield, is still recovering from his knee injury that sidelined him for all but eight games in the past two seasons. Per Broncos head coach Vance Joseph, the 30-year-old running back will "rehab and get healthy through OTAs" while targeting a training camp return. If his health gets back on track, Charles will compete with C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker for the team's starting running back job for the 2017 season.

Jamaal Charles, C.J. Anderson to compete for starting job

Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph told the media that there will be an open "competition" for the starting running back job for 2017.

Fantasy Impact

The Broncos bolstered their stable of running backs for 2017 by adding Jamaal Charles. Although Charles is expected to backup C.J. Anderson, the oft-injured rusher will get an opportunity to compete for the top spot on the depth chart in the wake of Joseph's remarks. While Devontae Booker is also in the mix, he is not expected to be a legitimate player for the starting role. It will either be Charles or Anderson starting in Week 1.

Jamaal Charles signs with Broncos

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the Denver Broncos and free agent running back Jamaal Charles have agreed to terms on an undisclosed deal.

Fantasy Impact

The Broncos are "planning" to sign Charles Tuesday, per Schefter. The 30-year-old running back passed his physical, returned to Broncos headquarters and is expected to sign the deal by the end of the day. With C.J. Anderson slated as Denver's starting running back on early downs, Charles could slide in front of Devontae Booker on the depth chart as the No. 2 rusher, plus, as the team's primary receiver out of the backfield. Charles is a boom or bust RB2 for the upcoming fantasy football campaign.

Jamaal Charles expected to sign with Broncos pending physical

Troy Renck has reported that the Broncos are expected to sign Charles to a make-good deal, given he passes their physical.

Fantasy Impact

CJ Anderson is coming off of an injury but was inconsistent when healthy, while Devontae Booker is an unproven second-year player. Charles won't necessarily be given the starting spot, but he'll definitely be given the chance to fight for significant playing time. The Broncos' stout defense and strong interior offensive line allows them to commit to the running game, making it a good situation for Charles if he can rise up the depth chart.

Eric Wagner3 weeks ago
Jamaal Charles to visit with Broncos

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting free agent running back Jamaal Charles will visit with the Denver Broncos Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Charles is scheduled to visit with the Broncos Tuesday after a quiet offseason. He previously met with the Seahawks in April but left the team facility unsigned. Since resurfacing on social media with a rehab workout video last week, it appears that Charles' recovery is on track. He could sign with Denver immediately following his visit, which would be a good fit for both sides since the Broncos traded Kapri Bibbs during the draft, leaving a need at running back behind C.J. Anderson and Devontae Booker. Charles would likely serve as Denver's change of pace back on passing downs should he ultimately land in the Mile High City.