Chiefs GM John Dorsey "thinks" Jamaal Charles (torn right ACL) might be ahead of schedule.
Jamaal Charles underwent stem-cell treatment on his torn right ACL "a few days ago" to try and speed up the recovery.
Chiefs placed RB Jamaal Charles on injured reserve with a torn right ACL, ending his season.
A Monday MRI confirmed Jamaal Charles tore his right ACL in Sunday's Week 5 loss to the Bears.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the "immediate fear" is Jamaal Charles suffered a torn right ACL based on "initial tests."
Jamaarl Charles exited Week 5 against the Bears with a right knee injury.
Jamaal Charles rushed 11 times for 75 yards and caught 6-of-6 targets for 70 yards in the Chiefs' Week 4 loss to Cincinnati.
Jamaal Charles rushed 11 times for 49 yards and three touchdowns and caught 5-of-7 targets for 33 yards in the Chiefs' 38-28, Week 3 loss to the Packers.
Jamaal Charles rushed 21 times for 125 yards and a touchdown in Kansas City's 31-24, Week 2 loss to the Broncos, but also lost two fumbles.
Jamaal Charles managed 57 yards on 16 carries, but caught 5-of-8 targets for 46 yards and a touchdown in the Chiefs' Week 1 win over the Texans.
Jamaal Charles had three carries for 26 yards in Kansas City's third preseason game.
Jamaal Charles caught three passes for seven yards in the Chiefs' second preseason game Friday night.
The Chiefs are prepared to give Jamaal Charles more rest this season.
Jamaal Charles has dropped his weight to 204 pounds and reiterated that he wants to play six more seasons in the NFL.