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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
51 1 0

Jackson among Chiefs' front-seven weak spots

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' defensive front seven was arguably the team's weakest unit in 2009, yet when Kansas City was addressing its needs this offseason, it opted to leave the front seven alone.

Road favorites mark NFL's opening week

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Road teams are favored in half of the 16 games to kick off the NFL regular season, leaving handicappers to weigh which road favorites are live and which home underdogs have bite.

Chiefs alter training-camp practice schedule due to hot weather

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Sunday that the club has changed its practice schedule for the remainder of training camp because of projected temperatures and heat indexes for the safety of Chiefs players and fans.

Chiefs' Cassel facing make-or-break season

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Almost every NFL player faces a crossroads season at some point in his career, and for QB Matt Cassel, this is it.

Report: Chiefs make first-rounder Berry league's highest-paid safety

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms Friday with 2010 first-round draft pick S Eric Berry on a six-year deal that will pay him $60 million, including $34 million guaranteed, according to the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Chiefs sign third-round OG Asamoah

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed 2010 third-round draft pick OG Jon Asamoah. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Unlike ’09, conditioning not among Chiefs' concerns

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Conditioning was a serious issue for the Chiefs entering training camp a year ago, as marquee names like OLT Branden Albert, WR Dwayne Bowe and DE Glenn Dorsey all came to camp overweight and out of shape.

Chiefs sign third-round TE Moeaki

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick TE Tony Moeaki. Details of the contract were not disclosed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Chiefs sign fifth-round OLB Sheffield

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 fifth-round draft pick OLB Cameron Sheffield. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR Kennison to retire as a Chief

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Monday that WR Eddie Kennison signed a contract with the club in order to retire as a member of the team.

K.C. secondary issues benefiting rookie S Lewis

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs knew they were drafting a starting safety when they took Eric Berry in the first round in April, but they didn't realize they were likely drafting another one in Round Five in Kendrick Lewis.

Chiefs sign fifth-round S Lewis

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have signed 2010 fifth-round draft pick S Kendrick Lewis to an undisclosed contract.

Rookie Moeaki looking like Chiefs' TE answer

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs dealt Tony Gonzalez to the Falcons last year, they knew their production from the TE position was about to fall off dramatically. But nobody on the team would've predicted just how little the spot would provide ...

Chiefs release RB Smith, five others

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released six players on Monday, including RB Kolby Smith and QB Matt Gutierrez.

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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