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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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Chiefs' O-line could look much different in 2010

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
After a season in which it allowed 45 sacks and opened up few holes in the running game, it's possible that the Chiefs' offensive line could look a lot different in 2010.

Pendergast takes fall for Chiefs' rough season

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Somebody had to take the fall for the Chiefs' woeful defense in 2009, and in the end, it wound up being coordinator Clancy Pendergast. From what we hear, Pendergast's departure was expected for some time now, as he was ...

Report: Chiefs hire Crennel as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have hired former Browns head coach Romeo Crennel as their defensive coordinator, according to NFL.com.

Report: Crennel joining Chiefs' staff

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Former Browns head coach Romeo Crennel is expected to join the Chiefs' coaching staff, according to The Bergen Record.

Weis right fit for Chiefs' system, situation

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 8:49 a.m. ET
Before the 2009 season even started, Chiefs head coach Todd Haley dismissed offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, choosing to instead call plays himself. But after just one season, Haley realized that wearing both hats was too much to take on so ...

Chiefs hire Weis as O-coordinator, won't extend two assistants

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Charlie Weis has agreed to become the Chiefs' offensive coordinator. Meanwhile, the team confirmed that the contracts of DL coach Tim Krumrie and assistant OL coach Joe D'Alessandris would not be renewed.

Heavy workload catching up to Chiefs RB Charles

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
RB Jamaal Charles has been a tremendous spark for the Chiefs, rushing for 100 yards in each of his last three games and practically carrying the offense during the second half of the season. But for the 5-11, 199-pound back ...

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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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