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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

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Jackson among Chiefs' front-seven weak spots

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' defensive front seven was arguably the team's weakest unit in 2009, yet when Kansas City was addressing its needs this offseason, it opted to leave the front seven alone.

Road favorites mark NFL's opening week

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Road teams are favored in half of the 16 games to kick off the NFL regular season, leaving handicappers to weigh which road favorites are live and which home underdogs have bite.

Chiefs alter training-camp practice schedule due to hot weather

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Sunday that the club has changed its practice schedule for the remainder of training camp because of projected temperatures and heat indexes for the safety of Chiefs players and fans.

Chiefs' Cassel facing make-or-break season

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Almost every NFL player faces a crossroads season at some point in his career, and for QB Matt Cassel, this is it.

Report: Chiefs make first-rounder Berry league's highest-paid safety

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms Friday with 2010 first-round draft pick S Eric Berry on a six-year deal that will pay him $60 million, including $34 million guaranteed, according to the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Chiefs sign third-round OG Asamoah

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed 2010 third-round draft pick OG Jon Asamoah. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Unlike ’09, conditioning not among Chiefs' concerns

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Conditioning was a serious issue for the Chiefs entering training camp a year ago, as marquee names like OLT Branden Albert, WR Dwayne Bowe and DE Glenn Dorsey all came to camp overweight and out of shape.

Chiefs sign third-round TE Moeaki

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick TE Tony Moeaki. Details of the contract were not disclosed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Chiefs sign fifth-round OLB Sheffield

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 fifth-round draft pick OLB Cameron Sheffield. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR Kennison to retire as a Chief

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Monday that WR Eddie Kennison signed a contract with the club in order to retire as a member of the team.

K.C. secondary issues benefiting rookie S Lewis

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs knew they were drafting a starting safety when they took Eric Berry in the first round in April, but they didn't realize they were likely drafting another one in Round Five in Kendrick Lewis.

Chiefs sign fifth-round S Lewis

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have signed 2010 fifth-round draft pick S Kendrick Lewis to an undisclosed contract.

Rookie Moeaki looking like Chiefs' TE answer

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs dealt Tony Gonzalez to the Falcons last year, they knew their production from the TE position was about to fall off dramatically. But nobody on the team would've predicted just how little the spot would provide ...

Chiefs release RB Smith, five others

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released six players on Monday, including RB Kolby Smith and QB Matt Gutierrez.

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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