Top 5 Headlines 10/11: Jamaal Charles' Best Games

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1. Here are the top five Jamaal Charles games

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"While we're on the subject of Jamaal Charles, I'm going to list my five favorites among the games he's played for the Kansas City Chiefs. He's had some games that statistically are better than some of those I've listed, but you'll notice the Chiefs won all of these.

  1. Dec. 15, 2013 at Oakland: Interestingly, the Raiders are the one opponent that had historically been able to hold Charles in check. And he had just 20 yards on eight rushing attempts on this day. But Charles tied a career high in catches with eight and set career highs for receiving yards (195) and touchdowns (5) as the Chiefs clinched a playoff berth with a 56-31 victory. "    READ MORE…

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2. Chiefs' Reid is up to the challenge when it's time to throw the red flag

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"When San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick scrambled to the sidelines and was ruled to have picked up a first down last Sunday, Chiefs coach Andy Reid quickly consulted with his coaches in the press box high above Levi's Stadium.

Challenge the spot, they told Reid after Kaepernick was chased out of bounds by linebacker Josh Mauga near the San Francisco 17, the spot of the first down."    READ MORE…

3. Chiefs' best receivers need ball more often

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"One of the interesting statistical notes for the Kansas City Chiefs this season is that a different receiver has been the recipient of the most targets in each of their five games.

Donnie Avery was the intended target of quarterback Alex Smith 13 times in the season opener against Tennessee. Smith tried getting the ball to Knile Davis nine times against Denver, seven times to Joe McKnight against Miami, nine times to Travis Kelce against New England and seven times to Anthony Fasano against San Francisco. A wide receiver, two running backs and two tight ends."    READ MORE…

4. How the West Could Be Won

By Pete Sweeney - KCChiefs.com

"The Chiefs have five of their six AFC West games remaining. In fact, the only AFC West game that has been played so far was the Chiefs' 24-17 loss to the Denver Broncos. That means that even through five weeks of football, 11 of the 12 AFC West matchups still need to happen.

This probably goes without saying, but when you want to win a division, winning divisional matchups is critical. If at the end of the season, the Chiefs are tied for first with another team, the tiebreaker comes down to first head-to-head matchups, and if that is split, divisional record."    READ MORE…

5. The Star's NFL Predictions for the rest of week six

By Randy Covitz and Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"It's unanimous among The Star's panel of NFL prognosticators: The Seattle Seahawks, led by quarterback Russell Wilson, will be celebrating again come sundown on Sunday.

They visit the Chiefs Nov. 16.Patrick Semansky/AP Picks are made by reporters and editors who cover the NFL for The Star."    READ MORE…

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