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Maybe a big shock but Charles has many reasons to be the best fantasy player in 2011. The addition of LeRon McClain should take carries away from Thomas Jones rather than Charles while improving his blocking.
The Chiefs have a better passing game to take pressure off the rushing game and keep the eighth man out of the box. Jared Gaither is also a potentially elite tackle to block for him.
Charles is 24 and entering the prime of his career. He should put up huge numbers in both receiving and rushing as far as running backs go. Health could be a concern but he has less than 500 carries in his career to this point so his body is fresh.
Last season he went over 2,000 total yards from scrimmage and had eight touchdowns. He may lose some short yardage opportunities to McClain and Jones but his ability to hit home runs should allow his touchdown numbers to stay high.
Charles isn't exactly coming out of the wilderness like Arian Foster did last year, but he is in the best situation of any of the elite running backs in the league.
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