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Jamaal Charles and Matt Forte were draftmates, and remain friends to this day. They will square off against each other in Kansas City today, and both enter this game with very similar numbers:
- Forte: 84 rushes, 367 yards, 1 TD | 13 receptions, 133 yards
- Charles: 59 rushes, 306 yards, 4 RD | 20 receptions, 151 yards, 1 TD
The main difference in the two running backs is obviously the touchdowns, with Charles having much more success in finding the end zone this season than Matt Forte. But Forte was also at the mercy of a Jimmy Clausen-led offense for 1.5 games this year, which was struggling to get anything going outside of the punt game.
Now that Jay Cutler is back, Forte may have a little more success.
Here is our Over/ Under for this week. Let us know how you think each running back will do.
- Rushing yards: 85
- Rushing TD's: 1.5
- Receiving yards: 50
- Receiving TD's: 0.5
Which running back will have the better fantasy day today?