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Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

Posted on: January 2, 2011 10:12 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

The Chiefs were playing for the No. 3 seed in the AFC on Sunday, but they were also playing for Jamaal Charles, who hoped to not only lock up the NFL's rushing title, but to break Jim Brown's yards-per-carry rushing record.

He ended up doing neither and while the rushing title is understandable because of the big day Arian Foster had, the YPC record is pretty painful, because, according to Josh Looney of KCChiefs.com, Charles lost the record by just two-hundreths of a yard, and he lost on it on his final carry of the day when he went for negative-one yard.

Charles finished with 6.38 YPC on the year, while Brown's record is 6.4. But to get really specific with it, Brown finished the season with 291 carries for 1,863 yards, which works out to 6.40206 YPC. Charles, before his final carry, had 6.4104 YPC. The final rush, for a loss of one yard, dropped him to 6.38 on the season.

And lest you think this record doesn't have the prestige of a single-season yardage mark, just consider how difficult it is to crank out more than six yards every time you touch the ball out of the backfield.

The good news? Charles is talented enough to crank out yards for years to come.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 12, 2012 4:08 am
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 9, 2011 9:49 pm
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Since: Jan 17, 2010
Posted on: January 3, 2011 10:39 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

That great offensive line allowd Thomas Jones to have one of the lowest yards per carry seasons of his career. Not to mention Larry Johnson's 2.7 yards per carry last year behind that line. The line seems to be improved, but most of it is JAMAAL CHARLES!! You put the 2010 version of Chris Johnson behind that line and he would dance around or just come to a complete stop instead of forging ahead every single time (like he always does).



Since: Feb 9, 2008
Posted on: January 3, 2011 9:50 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

raiders a thier fans have no respect for the game or anything else for that matter .just a bunch of thugs



Since: Jan 3, 2011
Posted on: January 3, 2011 9:20 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

just remember football is more of a team sport and give thanks to those offensive lineman there , CHARLIE..!!....lets see what that YPC is come Saturday against the RAVENS....Sorry, CHARLIE.......saw Jim Brown play ....and if you did well there's JIM...and then just all the rest




Since: Jan 4, 2010
Posted on: January 3, 2011 9:00 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

guy is the new chris johnson, onyl on a better team.  stud



Since: Feb 28, 2010
Posted on: January 3, 2011 7:25 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

LMFAO



Since: Feb 27, 2008
Posted on: January 3, 2011 7:14 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

I love Baseball and Football equally, and maybe baseball more, but intricate statistics are for baseball.  I don't care about this.  They both had awesome seasons.  Isn't that all there is to say?  Who can really say that one or the other had a better season when there are so many things to consider like offensive line, the size of defenders, the speed of defenders, shoes the players wore, all that stuff.  Same goes for baseball.  They both had awesome years and both seasons should be remembered as examples of tough running.  I hope he doesn't care.



Since: Apr 14, 2007
Posted on: January 3, 2011 5:54 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

I agree, who carries out a stat in football that far? They both are 6.4 period!!

Everyone.



Since: Jul 25, 2008
Posted on: January 3, 2011 5:30 pm
 

Charles misses YPC record by 0.02 yards

go raiders~!!


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