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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

Chiefs OLB Hali suspended for Week One

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The NFL suspended Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali for the first game of the regular season without pay for violating the league’s policy on substance abuse.

Chiefs S Lewis to miss time with shoulder injury

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Starting S Kendrick Lewis is out with a right shoulder injury he sustained early in the Chiefs' preseason loss to the Rams on Saturday night.

Chiefs' Bowe signs franchise tender, reports

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday that WR Dwayne Bowe has signed his franchise free-agent tender and has reported to camp.

Chiefs OT Willis retires

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have announced that OT Ray Willis has decided to retire from the NFL.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Chiefs' offense shows versatility, imagination in opener

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brian Daboll's Chiefs offense showed balance, control, precision, power and finesse in two fine scoring drives with the first-team unit vs. Arizona.

Crennel says no knowledge of Bowe sighting

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel says he has no knowledge of holdout WR Dwayne Bowe being spotted in Kansas City.

Chiefs, Cardinals take to field for joint practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Cardinals split a pair of practice fields Tuesday, placing nearly 200 players out there at one time.

Chiefs sign OT Willis

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Tuesday that they have signed free-agent OT Ray Willis and waived FB Taylor Gentry.

Forecasting the 2012 playoff qualifiers

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush likes the Chiefs and RB Jamaal Charles to return to the postseason tournament in 2012.

Chiefs add LB Jones

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The Chiefs signed LB Edgar Jones and placed S Kyle McCarthy on injured reserve, the team announced Monday.

Chiefs celebrate health, even with Bowe out

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Injured Chiefs S Eric Berry, QB Matt Cassel, RB Jamaal Charles, TE Tony Moeaki and FS Kendrick Lewis all began camp with a healthy stamp of approval.

Chiefs ink first-round NT Poe

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed No. 11 overall pick NT Dontari Poe, the team announced Thursday.

Chiefs sign OT Ugoh

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent OL Tony Ugoh, the team announced Thursday.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

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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