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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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Chiefs sign LB Anderson, place LB Sheffield on I.R.

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have signed veteran LB Charlie Anderson. The team also placed LB Cameron Sheffield on injured reserve.

Thum steps down as Chiefs president

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that Denny Thum has stepped down as president, effective immediately, after 36 years with the club.

Chiefs' 'D' looking light-years better under Crennel

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
After a year in which it struggled all season long, the Chiefs' defense looked like a different group Monday night.

Perhaps I picked the wrong sleeper in AFC West

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
I spent much of the offseason believing the Raiders might be the team to watch in the AFC West. After one week, I am starting to think it might be the Chiefs who will surprise.

Chiefs hold on for 21-14 win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
Jamaal Charles' 56-yard touchdown run and Dexter McCluster's team-record 94-yard punt return gave Kansas City a two-touchdown lead and the Chiefs held San Diego on four downs inside the 6-yard line in the final minute for a 21-14 victory ...

Chiefs' Johnson back in Haley's good graces

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Derrick Johnson has won back his starting ILB job for the Chiefs after a season in Todd Haley's doghouse, according to our AFC West Whispers.

Chiefs awarded DT Toribio, cut WR-KR Lawrence

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Sunday that the club has been awarded ex-Packers DT Anthony Toribio via a waiver claim. The team also released WR-KR Quinten Lawrence.

Chiefs announce practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Sunday that the club has added eight players to its practice squad, including developmental QB Tyler Palko.

Patriots lose McGowan, trade for Page, White

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
New England acquired Chiefs S Jarrad Page in a trade after placing S Brandon McGowan on injured reserve Saturday. They also traded for Eagles LB Tracy White, giving up a 2012 draft choice.

Chiefs sign Page to RFA tender, cut seven

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
Restricted free-agent S Jarrad Page finally has signed his one-year tender, the Chiefs announced late Friday. The team has been given a roster exemption for him. Kansas City also released seven players.

Chiefs' McCluster shining on multiple fronts

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
One of the Chiefs' biggest concerns with 2010 second-round pick Dexter McCluster could be figuring out where not to play him.

Chiefs rookie Sheffield carted off field

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 7:11 a.m. ET
Chiefs rookie LB Cameron Sheffield was carted off the field Friday night with a neck injury after a helmet-to-helmet hit with Eagles RB Mike Bell.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Lions' secondary becoming a primary concern

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Lions' best defensive back, FS Louis Delmas, has battled a groin injury and hasn't played much this preseason, one of several concerns the team has in the secondary.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

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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