First look at Chiefs Jamaal Charles, Spencer Ware backfield

On Sunday in Oakland, the Chiefs got their first extended look at Ware and Jamaal Charles sharing their backfield and couldn’t have been more pleased with the results.

The two combined to rush for 164 yards, with 131 from Ware, and they each scored a touchdown in Kansas City’s 26-10 win over the Raiders that boosted the Chiefs' record to 3-2 and helped put them back squarely in the AFC West race.

“We have a lot of talent in our backfield and our offense will try to utilize everybody,” Ware said. “Jamaal did a good job as far as what he was asked to do. I feel like I did a good job.”

Fantasy Impact: 

The two seem to complement each other well. Charles has the speed and big-play ability, Ware the power and the ability to get tough yards. Ware still had the bigger day and more touches, but that could be something that evens out as season goes on. It's also possible in more lopsided games like Week 6, Charles won't see a lot of time as a way to protect him. For now, Ware certainly seems like a usable fantasy option.

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