The Kansas City Chiefs' official site has a video package featuring running backs coach Maurice Carthon talking about the rehab and return of running back Jamal Charles, who went down early in the 2011 season, with only 56 yards on 10 carries before tearing his ACL against the BIlls in Week One:
"One thing is to get Jamaal Charles back so he can be a part of that. As everybody knows, he was injured in the early part of the season and so we can get him back and start to run the ball like he did back then, I think we'll have a shot to be like he was in 2010."
Carthon also talked about the mental aspect of Charles' return, having missed practices and live game speed for over a year:
"Mentally, he's done a great job in the classroom every day when we have our meetings and everything like that. Then he's out here on the practice field during OTAs encouraging all of the guys, so that's a positive step in the right course for him. When I first came here, he was a young guy, but he's done a tremendous job with all of those things. He's a team leader and wants to get back to playing football."