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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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Hart, Colts knock Chiefs from unbeaten ranks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Mike Hart scored in relief of the injured Joseph Addai to give Indianapolis a 19-9 victory over previously unbeaten Kansas City.

ILB Belcher makes strides in Crennel's system

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
A relative unknown as an undrafted free agent coming out of Maine in 2009, Jovan Belcher hasn't taken long to become of one the Chiefs' top defensive playmakers.

Chiefs following in Patriots' footsteps

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:27 a.m. ET
While it's way too early to anoint them as bona fide playoff contenders, the Chiefs are definitely on the rise, courtesy of GM Scott Pioli and their New England Patriots pedigree.

Jackson not certain to regain DE job

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Although Tyson Jackson has returned to practice following a knee injury, there's no guarantee that the 2009 No. 3 overall pick will win back his starting DE spot, according to AFC West Whispers.

O-line the Chiefs' unsung heroes

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 9:14 a.m. ET
It has taken a team effort for the Chiefs to shockingly jump out to a 3-0 start, but the unsung heroes of the team's league-best running game have been the offensive linemen.

Chiefs try out trio of linebackers

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
LBs Larry Izzo, Mark Simoneau and Chris McCoy all were in Kansas City for a tryout on Thursday.

Report: Weis has emergency gall-bladder surgery

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis had emergency gall-bladder surgery Monday morning, his agent told the Kansas City Star.

Chiefs destroy 49ers behind top-ranked rushing attack

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers are known for their stout run defense, but the interior of their "D" was no match for the Chiefs' running game on Sunday.

Cassel throws 3 TD passes, Chiefs beat 49ers 31-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel's three touchdown passes included a trick play that caught San Francisco completely flat-footed and the surprising Kansas City Chiefs remained unbeaten Sunday with a 31-10 rout of the hapless, winless 49ers.

WR play an issue for Chiefs yet again

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
While QB Matt Cassel is certainly at fault for much of the Chiefs' early-season passing woes, all the blame doesn't belong on his shoulders.

Crennel has Chiefs' 'D' excelling

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
While an offense that was expected to be significantly better has lagged behind, Kansas City's defense, led by coordinator Romeo Crennel, has outperformed all preseason projections.

Charles falls behind Jones in K.C. backfield

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
After Jamaal Charles tore up the league during the stretch run of '09, most owners expected him to be a fantasy force for the entirety of 2010. But thus far, he has taken a backseat to Thomas Jones in the ...

Chiefs improve to 2-0 with win over Browns

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Ryan Soccup kicked three field goals and Kansas City converted a late fourth-down gamble by coach Todd Haley for a 16-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Chiefs down two starters vs. Browns

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
DLE Tyson Jackson and ORT Ryan O'Callaghan will both miss Kansas City's Week Two game with injuries.

Dorsey, 'D' key to Chiefs' resurgence

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
After sputtering to a 4-12 record last season, the Chiefs looked like a different team in Week One, upending the favored Chargers in raucous Arrowhead Stadium.

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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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