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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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Buccaneers impress in debut, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers, winners of 10 games in 2010, started the preseason sharp, routing the Chiefs 25-0 in Kansas City on Friday night.

Chiefs sign OT Gaither

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Chiefs landed PFW's best UFA still available, signing former Ravens OT Jared Gaither.

Chiefs claim PK Carter, sign WR Colbert

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced they were awarded PK Todd Carter off waivers and signed WR Keary Colbert on Wednesday.

Chiefs sign DL Gordon

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent DL Amon Gordon, the team announced Saturday.

McCluster the Chiefs' odd man out

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Second-year pro Dexter McCluster will see his role decreased because of two new free-agent signings by the Chiefs.

Hali, Chiefs agree to long-term deal

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:20 a.m. ET
OLB Tamba Hali and the Chiefs agreed to a long-term deal, keeping the Pro Bowler in Kansas City for another five years. 

Chiefs sign FB McClain

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced late Wednesday night that they have signed one of the top fullbacks on the market, former Raven Le'Ron McClain.

Jamaal Charles' five weeks of fantasy hell

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Having Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles on your fantasy team will be great, until a five-week stretch at the end of the season brings the enjoyment to a halt.

Gregg is short-term fix with long-term benefits

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
NT Kelly Gregg is only going to be on the Chiefs for a season or two, but the lessons he teaches rookie Jerrell Powe should help the team for a long time.

Chiefs re-sign OT Richardson

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
OT Barry Richardson signed his restricted free-agent tender on Monday and will report to Chiefs training camp soon.

Chiefs re-sign DE Gilberry

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
DE Wallace Gilberry has signed his restricted free-agent tender with the Chiefs, keeping an important piece of the team's defense in place.

Chiefs sign LB Siler

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to a contract with former Chargers ILB Brandon Siler, giving them more depth and quickness in the linebacking corps.

Chiefs sign DT Gregg

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Chiefs got their defensive tackle, signing former Ravens NT Kelly Gregg to a one-year deal according to multiple reports.

Chiefs sign 10 players

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday night the signing of 10 free agents, eight of which were unrestricted.

Chiefs agree to deals with rookies

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to terms with most of their 2011 rookie class.

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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