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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

Tack FF Int
43 0 0

Chiefs release long-time OG Waters

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
A fixture on the Chiefs' offensive line for more than a decade, Brian Waters was released on Thursday, the team announced.

Reports: Chiefs, Breaston agree to terms

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms with WR Steve Breaston, who will be reunited with his former offensive coordinator Todd Haley.

League reacts to lockout's end

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Owners, coaches and executives from around the league reacted Monday to the news that the lockout was over and that the 2011 season is about to begin.

Without Vrabel, Chiefs need an outside linebacker to step up

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
There are a lot of players vying for the OLB spot in the Chiefs' lineup vacated by the recently retired Mike Vrabel.

Vrabel leaving Chiefs to take job with Ohio State

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 8:32 a.m. ET
OLB Mike Vrabel, one of the plaintiffs in the Brady et al v. the NFL antitrust lawsuit, has retired after accepting a coaching position at Ohio State.

Long-term deal for Hali could be salary boost Chiefs need

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Chiefs might need to add salary when free agency starts, and a way that might be done is signing OLB Tamba Hali to a long-term contract.

In Joplin, Chiefs find a calling

Posted June 28, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Chiefs players and managment were allowed to work together one day last week, in an effort to help re-build tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri.

AFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Knowshon Moreno, Brandon Carr, Ryan Mathews and Lamarr Houston.

Sacks need to rise for Chiefs' DE duo

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
In order to remain atop the AFC West, the Chiefs' DE pairing of Glenn Dorsey and Tyson Jackson will have to register more sacks than they did a season ago.

Chiefs, Eagles join teams against NFLCA brief

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Chiefs and Eagles joined a number of teams that have come forward to distance their coaching staffs from the NFL Coaches Association's brief that supported lifting the lockout.

Chiefs continue to support Joplin efforts

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Chiefs are continuing to support relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri after the harsh storms that nearly destroyed the city.

Lockout limbo: Chiefs report

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Chiefs.

Cassel emerging as Chiefs' leader

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has become more of a leader for the team, both on the field and off it.

Losing weight could gain Chiefs' Powe playing time

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
Jerrell Powe hasn't even met his Chiefs coaches but he has already been told by the team that he needs to shed some pounds.

Third-rounders will bring top impact for Chiefs

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs took OLB Justin Houston and DE Allen Bailey in the third round, and both should make a major impact to the team in 2011.

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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