Chiefs' Jamaal Charles scores five touchdowns

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles put on a one-man highlight show, tying a franchise record with five touchdowns.

Charles led the way for the Chiefs in a 56-31 rout of the Oakland Raiders that clinched at least a wild-card spot for the AFC West franchise.

"A big part of this team depends on me," Charles told reporters. "Once I'm healthy this offense can go a long way and this team can go a long way."

Charles caught four touchdowns on eight receptions for 195 yards, the third-most yardage for a running back since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. He also rushed for one score.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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