Jamaal Charles had the Midas touchdown touch today, as he scored four touchdowns … in the first half. He took the first play from scrimmage to the house on a 49-yard screen pass, and then proceeded to find the end zone three more times in the blink of an eye. Charles had 132 total yards and four touchdowns before halftime, which was good for 37.20 fantasy points, a high for all players in Week 15. But he wasn’t done there.
Charles continued his torrid pace into the second half, as he scored again on a 71-yard pass from Alex Smith. Charles finished the day with 195 receiving yards, tied for the most in the NFL for Week 15. DeSean Jackson had 195 receiving yards against the Vikings as well.
Charles either single-handedly won your matchup, or destroyed your hopes of a fantasy championship if you had to go against him. All told, Charles finished with 20 rushing yards, 195 receiving yards and five total touchdowns which was good enough for 51.50 fantasy points. That was easily enough for the highest fantasy total of the season, as he bested the 46.28 points put up by Peyton Manning in Week 1. Charles ultimately fell just short of fantasy history, as Clinton Portis’ 54 fantasy points (218 rushing yards, 36 receiving yards, 5 TDs) against the Chiefs in 2003.
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