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Tamba Hali

Tamba Hali - #91 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 275 lbs.
Birthday 11/03/1983
Birthplace Gbarnga, Li
College Penn State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 20th pick by Chiefs

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Chargers gain ground by dominating Chiefs

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Malcom Floyd and the Chargers remained alive in the AFC West race with a 31-0 win Sunday over the division-leading Kansas City Chiefs, who went nowhere without quarterback Matt Cassel.

Charles, Chiefs agree to extension

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles and the Chiefs have agreed on a five-year, $32.5 million contract extension with $13 million guaranteed, according to NFL.com.

Cassel does not practice Friday, listed as doubtful

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Chargers, meaning backup Brodie Croyle will likely start.

A method to Haley's fourth-down madness

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
Unlike many head coaches in the NFL, the Chiefs' Todd Haley has not been shy about going for it on fourth down. However, it's more than a gut feeling driving his decisions.

Chiefs QB Cassel undergoes appendectomy

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced that QB Matt Cassel underwent an appendectomy on Wednesday.

Chiefs finding new ways to win, getting help out West

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Pass defense had been the Achilles' heel of the Chiefs' defense this season, as opponents had been able to pile up yardage and make big plays against them through the air. That's what makes Sunday's events all the ...

Chiefs' strong secondary exacts revenge

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
After being blown out by the Broncos three weeks ago, an aggressive Chiefs defense held an explosive, big-play offense to a mere two field goals. It did so behind the strong play of one of the NFL's best young ...

Chiefs maintain AFC West lead, top Broncos

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 116 yards and Matt Cassel threw a 3-yard pass to Leonard Pope for the only touchdown, leading Kansas City to a ragged 10-6 victory over Denver on Sunday.

Report: Chiefs filed tampering charges against Lions

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have filed tampering charges with the NFL against the Lions, according to a report by Fox Sports reporter Alex Marvez.

Smarter Cassel exceeding K.C.'s expectations

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Considering that the Chiefs only expect QB Matt Cassel to be a game manager, they are more than happy with his play throughout the 2010 season.

Chiefs sign CB Richardson

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Wednesday that they have signed CB Mike Richardson and released LB Justin Cole.

Report: Chiefs extend LS Gafford

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed LS Thomas Gafford to a contract extension, according to the Kansas City Star. Terms of the deal were not available.

Bowe knows the endzone

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
How much can a player improve in one offseason? Just ask Dwayne Bowe, who has gone from being a perennial fantasy dog to one of the most effective receivers in the league in only one season.

Bowe hauls in three TDs in Chiefs win

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel threw three touchdown passes to Dwayne Bowe, Jamaal Charles rushed for 173 yards and the Chiefs remained on top of the AFC West with a 42-24 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Chiefs' O-line struggles in short-yardage situations

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
The lack of size among the Chiefs' offensive linemen is haunting the team when it has a short-yardage situation, according to AFC West Whispers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 26, 2012
An illness running through the Kansas City Chiefs the past few weeks kept running back Jamaal Charles, linebacker Tamba Hali and left tackle Donald Stephenson out of practice Wednesday.||||||| Coach Romeo Crennel said that Hali and Stephenson were sent home soon after arriving at the team's practice facility.
Posted Sept. 11, 2012
The Chiefs have waived linebacker Cameron Sheffield to make roster space for Hali, who was suspended for Week 1 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.||||||| Hali did not count against the Chiefs' 53-man roster while he was suspended for the season-opener against Atlanta. He's eligible to return for this week's game at Buffalo. Hali is coming off a standout season in which he had 12 sacks and reached his first Pro Bowl.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
The NFL has suspended Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs for the season-opener against Atlanta for violating its policy on substance abuse. The league announced the suspension in a brief statement Monday without disclosing details.||||||| Hali will miss the Sept. 9 game against the Falcons and be fined an additional game check. He will be eligible to return the following day and he is still allowed to participate in preseason practices and games. The Chiefs play the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night.
Posted Aug. 03, 2011
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Hali and the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms on a five-year deal worth $60 million.||||||| The person, who spoke late Wednesday on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made, said $35 million of the contract is guaranteed. The person also said that Hali will be at training camp Thursday afternoon on the campus of Missouri Western State University. Hali had been designated as the Chiefs' franchise player after a breakthrough season in which he led the AFC with 14 1/2 sacks.
Posted Feb. 16, 2011
The Kansas City Chiefs have put the franchise tag on Hali, with the team saying it was hopeful of reaching a long-term deal.||||||| The non-exclusive tag was placed on Hali on Wednesday. He can negotiate with other teams, but the Chiefs have the right to match any offer or receive two first-round draft choices for letting him go elsewhere. Hali led the AFC with 14 1/2 sacks this season and was a late addition to the AFC Pro Bowl roster. He also had 50 tackles, 19 quarterback pressures and four forced fumbles. He was the Chiefs' first-round pick in the 2006 draft.

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