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Tyson Jackson

Tyson Jackson - #94 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 296 lbs.
Birthday 06/06/1986
Birthplace New Orleans, LA
College LSU
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 3rd pick by Chiefs

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Chiefs ink TE Fasano to four-year deal

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and former Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano agreed to terms on a four-year deal on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chiefs add CB Robinson

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
Arguably no team in the league has gotten a better head start on free agency than the Chiefs, who continued their spending spree Friday by signing former Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Kansas City Chiefs: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Kansas City Chiefs, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Chiefs release ORT Winston

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released ORT Eric Winston, the team announced Thursday.

Chiefs tag Albert; re-sign Bowe, Colquitt

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs applied the franchise tag to OLT Branden Albert and re-signed WR Dwayne Bowe and P Dustin Colquitt to long-term deals.

Three takeaways from Smith deal

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Instead of declaring a winner in a trade that won't become official for two weeks, Arthur Arkush offers three takeaways from San Fran sending Alex Smith to K.C.

Report: 49ers trade QB Alex Smith to Chiefs

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers have agreed to trade QB Alex Smith to the Chiefs, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported. The deal is not official until March 12.

Chiefs' Dorsey eyes '333 players' for first pick

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
New Chiefs GM John Dorsey was evasive when talking about his options for the first overall pick, plus his own impending free agents.

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Chiefs release WR Breaston, TE Boss

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released WR Steve Breaston and TE Kevin Boss on Tuesday, the team announced. 

Chiefs add WR Gilyard, DL Dixon, TE Brock

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed WR Mardy Gilyard, DL Marcus Dixon and TE Kevin Brock on Monday, according to the NFL’s transactions.

Signs point to TE involvement, success in Chiefs offense

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
History tells us that Andy Reid's arrival in Kansas City should bode well for the Chiefs' tight ends, writes contributor Herbie Teope.

On the clock: Chiefs consider options at top of draft

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Holders of the No. 1 overall pick in April's draft, Andy Reid and the Chiefs are beginning to consider their options in re-stocking the K.C. roster.

Chiefs add Toub to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday the hiring of Dave Toub as the team's new special-teams coordinator.

Autopsy: Belcher drunk at time of murder-suicide

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Jovan Belcher had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he shot his girlfriend nine times and then killed himself, an autopsy showed.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 05, 2013
The Kansas City Chiefs have restructured Jackson's contract, freeing up space under the salary cap as free agency approaches.||||||| Jackson has become a valuable part of the defensive line, but not the star the Chiefs hoped when they selected him third overall in the 2009 draft. Partly as a result of that high selection, Jackson would have made $14.72 million and counted $17.5 million toward the cap this season.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Jackson (left foot) left a loss to Indianapolis on Sunday.||||||| Jackson injured his left foot.
Posted Aug. 07, 2009
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Jackson, the team's first-round draft pick.||||||| Jackson, the third overall pick from LSU, is expected to help an anemic Chiefs pass rush that set the all-time NFL record for fewest sacks with 10 last season. Jackson had 18.5 sacks and 122 tackles in 53 games at LSU.

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