Pro Football weekly

Kansas City Chiefs


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

Bowe nearly out of chances in K.C.

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
During their year and a half in Kansas City, GM Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley haven't exactly been known for their patience. But maybe the most egregious offender is that time span, WR Dwayne Bowe, has mostly ...

Page's status in K.C. could affect Berry

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Although a deal still appears likely, S Jarrad Page is certainly playing hard to get with the Chiefs.

K.C.'s McCluster will be more than runner

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
One of the more questioned picks of the Chiefs' draft was their early second-round selection of Ole Miss RB Dexter McCluster, especially given the club's apparent strength at the position. However, the coaching staff has plans for the rookie ...

2010 draft choices by team: Chiefs

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:22 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2010 NFL draft.

Pioli has speed, versatility on the mind in Round Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli used his two second-round picks to add speed to the Chiefs' roster in Ole Miss RB Dexter McCluster and Alabama CB Javier Arenas.

Chiefs' choice of McCluster shocks Eagles

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles were poised to draft Dexter McCluster, writes Eric Edholm, but K.C. beat them to the punch. In "Around the NFL," Edholm will be posting blog entries throughout the draft.

Chiefs realize Berry is can't-miss safety

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Teams are typically hesitant to draft a safety in the top five, but the Chiefs saw that Eric Berry was a special player worth taking that high.

Chiefs re-sign RFAs Croyle, Niswanger, O'Callaghan

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that restricted free agents QB Brodie Croyle, C Rudy Niswanger and OT Ryan O'Callaghan have signed their one-year tenders.

Chiefs ILB Johnson entering 'monumental' season

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Understandably, Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson was not thrilled with his role during the 2009 season. A former defensive leader, he rubbed the Chiefs' new regime the wrong way in training camp and was relegated to the bench for much of ...

Chiefs weighing pros, cons of drafting Berry at No. 5

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Word around Kansas City is that the Chiefs are struggling with the decision of whether or not to use their fifth overall draft pick on Tennessee S Eric Berry.

Chiefs LB Johnson, OL Ndukwe sign RFA tenders

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that ILB Derrick Johnson and OL Ikechuku Ndukwe have signed their restricted free agent tenders.

New Chief Jones not expected to knock Charles from starting perch

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs made an early splash in free agency by signing RB Thomas Jones, cut by the Jets as a cost-cutting maneuver, to bolster their shallow backfield. But contrary to its appearance, the move does not signal the end of ...

Chiefs sign ex-Colts OG Lilja

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Chiefs bolstered their offensive line on Tuesday by signing free-agent OG Ryan Lilja. The deal is reportedly for three years.

Chiefs sign C Wiegmann

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced they signed C Casey Wiegmann late Friday.

Chiefs sign ex-Cardinals WR Urban

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed free-agent WR Jerheme Urban. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE