AFC West Update: Jamaal Charles Compares Himself To LeBron James, Broncos, Chargers Suffer Injuries


Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles

Jamaal Charles Compares Himself To LeBron James

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles made headlines Saturday when he referred to himself as the "LeBron James of football."

Charles made the statement when speaking about the attention he draws when going against opposing defenses.

"I feel like that's the only reason we get to stay in the league as long as I can," Charles said. "I feel like if they [can] stop me, then my time is up. As long as I play in this league and play on a high level, I always feel like a team is going to have to stop me. I feel like sometimes I'm the LeBron of football, especially at my position because I can do so much."

While Charles is no doubt one of the premier running backs in the NFL, having rushed for over 1,000 yards in five different seasons, LeBron James is without question the best basketball player on the planet.

James also has a little more hardware in his trophy case.

He is a two-time NBA Champion, two-time NBA Finals MVP and a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player.

Charles has never advanced past the Wild Card round of the playoffs.

Denver Broncos Lose Wide Receiver Kyle Williams For Season

The Denver Broncos suffered their first loss of training camp Saturday as wide receiver Kyle Williams tore his Achilles during practice.

Williams did not suffer the injury during a full-contact portion of practice, he was taking part in a punt return drill when the injury occurred.

Following the news that he would miss the entire 2015 campaign, Williams took to social media.

During his five seasons in the NFL, Williams has appeared 39 games, making eight starts.

In addition to the Broncos, he has also suited up for the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs.

San Diego Chargers Defensive End Tenny Palepoi Set To Miss Up To Two Months

The San Diego Chargers got bit by the injury bug over the weekend as well, as they lost defensive end Tenny Palepoi for two months.

Palepoi suffered the injury during practice Saturday and was then carted off the field. It was later discovered that he fractured his foot.

Palepoi went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, but was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent and appeared in all 16 games during his rookie campaign.

The Raiders square off with the Chargers for the first time October 25 in San Diego and then host San Diego at Coliseum Christmas Eve.

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