For the last two days in Broncos training camp, veteran running back Jamaal Charles has sported a brace on his surgically repaired right knee under the premise that if it doesn’t work for him, he’ll scrap it.
“But right now, it’s a safe plan for me,” he said. “To build confidence back up with my knee.”
It’s a test period for the brace and Charles is taking it slow. Just as the Broncos are taking it slow with Charles as he works his way back from multiple knee surgeries that hindered his final two years in Kansas City.
“There isn’t any question I can still play. I know I can still play,” he said. “The main thing is knowing the playbook and controlling what I can control."
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The injury to Devontae Booker could really open the door for Charles to see a lot more opportunities. The team is scheduled for live hitting on Sunday, the story said, which could serve a good indication how far Charles has come.