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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

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51 1 0

Report: Chiefs land former Jets RB Jones

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have found the big, powerful back they were searching for, signing Thomas Jones to a two-year, $5 million contract on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Chiefs re-sign WR Chambers

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs re-signed WR Chris Chambers, an unrestricted free agent, to a three-year contract on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The deal is reportedly worth $15 million, with $5.9 million guaranteed.

Pioli, Haley both looking for improvement from Bowe

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 12:53 a.m. ET
While speaking to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley each addressed a host of topics, but both were asked about one player in particular: WR Dwayne Bowe.

Chiefs re-sign WR Copper

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed WR Terrance Copper, the team announced Saturday.

Chiefs sign Vrabel to extension

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed OLB Mike Vrabel to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Chiefs pick up Palko

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs further bolstered their quarterback stable on Wednesday, signing free-agent Tyler Palko.

Chiefs cut WR Darling, RB Savage

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have released WR Devard Darling and RB Dantrell Savage.

Haley: Weis will run 'our' playbook

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Charlie Weis is coming to Kansas City, but he won't be bringing his playbook with him.

Pioli: Coaching chemistry critical to Chiefs' success

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Before the Chiefs embark on free agency or the draft process in 2010, they are already well ahead of where they were a year ago in the mind of general manager Scott Pioli.

Chiefs hire new strength coach and director of football administration

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have hired Mike Clark as their strength and conditioning coach and Trip MacCracken as the team's director of football administration.

Chiefs release Goff, re-sign Gutierrez, Smith

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has released veteran OG Mike Goff. The Chiefs also re-signed QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Kolby Smith.

Chiefs finalize coaching staff with three hires

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Monday that they have finalized their coaching staff for the 2010 season, hiring Bernie Parmalee, Emmitt Thomas and Otis Smith.

Chiefs further shake up coaching staff

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have officially let go of defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast and also announced other changes to their coaching staff late Thursday.

Age aside, Chiefs may push to keep WR Chambers

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it was thought a couple of months back that there wasn't much chance the Chiefs would retain 31-year-old WR Chris Chambers in 2010, the stretch run of the '09 season might have changed their mind.

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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