The Denver Broncos plan to continue limiting running baxk Jamaal Charles’ workload.

Running back Jamaal Charles has been a pleasant surprise for the Denver Broncos in 2017.

When Charles signed with the Broncos in May, it was unclear what type of role the three-time All-Pro would have in Denver’s offense. After all, he was coming off another significant knee injury he suffered in 2016, and it was widely believed that his body would never again hold up to the grind of playing in the NFL.

After locking up a roster spot with his play in his only preseason appearance against the Green Bay Packers, Charles has proven in four regular season games that he still has a lot of the explosiveness that made him a star for the Kansas City Chiefs.

He has accumulated 175 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries, and he has 3 receptions for 21 yards. More importantly, Charles has been a near-perfect compliment to the bruising running style of C.J. Anderson.

When asked if the Broncos plan on continuing to limit Charles’ workload, first-year coach Vance Joseph didn’t beat around the bush.

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