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Tamba Hali

32-Year-Old Linebacker – Kansas City Chiefs

2015 Defensive Stats

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48

Sacks

6.5

Int

0

FF

2

TD

0

2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Entered training camp on the preseason PUP list but the veteran is considered just day-to-day with an undisclosed ailment. When healthy, the 32-year-old Hali is locked in as one of the teamís primary ...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  5

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Knee
HT: 6' 3"   WT: 275   DOB: 11/3/1983
College: Penn State  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Tamba Hali Contract Information:

Signed a three-year deal with the Chiefs in March of 2016.

August 25, 2016  –  Tamba Hali News

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Hali (knee) will not play in Saturday's preseason matchup with the Bears, Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Tamba Hali NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2008 24 15 - 54 - 3 - 0 0 - 1 - - - -
2009 25 16 - 63 - 8.5 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 26 KC 16 52 37 15 14.5 3 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
2011 27 KC 16 66 48 18 12 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2012 28 KC 15 51 43 8 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 KC 15 46 39 7 11 1 1 2 4 2 0 0 0 0
2014 30 KC 16 59 47 12 6 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
2015 31 KC 15 48 39 9 6.5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Tamba Hali – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

838

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Tamba Hali was on the field for 838 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Tamba Hali was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 942 34
2014 973 2
2015 838 1
Tamba Hali 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Hou 64 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Den 61 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @GB 64 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Cin 42 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Chi 61 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Min 70 0 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Pit 43 0 5 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Det 45 0 2 0 2 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Den 58 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @SD 54 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Buf 72 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Oak 74 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 SD 59 0 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Bal 57 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Cle
16 Oak 14 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Hou 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @NE 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Tamba Hali
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 3"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   275 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.87 sec
POOR
Shuttle Time:   4.31 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   7.28 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   30 in
POOR
Broad Jump:   106 in
TERRIBLE
Bench Press:   18 reps
POOR
Kansas City Chiefs Team Injury Report
Doubtful
No players listed.
Out
WR
Kenny Cook  IR
DB
LB
Justin Houston  PUP-P

Tamba Hali: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

When asked if Hali (knee) or Jamaal Charles (knee) would record any snaps in the preseason, head coach Andy Reid responded, "only if I feel they are right."

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Hali has been removed from the Chiefs' PUP list and will begin practicing this week.

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Hali (knee) could return to practice as a limited participant this week, ESPN reports.

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Hali (undisclosed) will be ready for the start of the regular season and should start practicing within the next two weeks, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.

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Hali (undisclosed) is day-to-day according to head coach Andy Reid, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.

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The Chiefs placed Hali (undisclosed) on the PUP list Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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The Chiefs and Hali have reached an agreement on a three-year contract, ESPN.com reports.

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Hali finished the 2015 regular season amassing 6.5 sacks, 48 tackles (39 solo) and seven tackles for loss.

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Hali (thumb) is active Sunday against the Raiders.

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2015

Hali boosted his tackle total from 46 (39 solo) in 2013 to 59 (47 solo) last season. However, his sack total saw a big drop off, as the 31-year-old failed to top eight sacks (finished with six) for the first time since 2009. He restructured his contract in the offseason to remain with the Chiefs, but his age may have finally caught up with him.

2014

Hali remains an elite pass rusher, but one concern from an IDP standpoint is his declining tackle totals. Over the last three seasons, Hali has recorded 66, 51 and 46 stops, respectively, although he managed to rack up 32 sacks in the span. The Chiefs drafted LB Dee Ford in the first round of the draft this season, and he could very well be Hali's replacement after this season. Hali will cost the Chiefs a ton in 2015, so the early writing on the wall is that this could be his final season in Kansas City. Hali will likely try to earn his payday through sacks, but an increase in his tackles would do more for his IDP value.

2013

Hali was second on the team with nine sacks last season. He will start again at right outside linebacker and provide a pass rush off the edge.

2012

Hali had a career year in most IDP scoring systems in 2011, finishing with 66 tackles (48 solo), 12 sacks and four forced fumbles. It was only the second time in his career he surpassed 58 tackles, however, so it might be overly optimistic to expect him to approach his 2011 total this year. Still, with 26.5 sacks the last two years Hali has clearly arrived as a pass rusher, and he gets a value boost in leagues that track forced fumbles as he has four in each of the last three seasons.

2011

Hali had shown glimpses of brilliance during most of his first four years in the NFL, but the former Penn State star finally turned the corner in 2010, racing his way to 14.5 sacks and forcing four fumbles. With those 14.5 sacks coming over a span of 10 games, Hali did a good job of spreading his production out, providing valuable consistency for his owners. Thereís concern over whether Kansas City has enough threats on defense to keep opponents from singling out Hali in pass protection, but Hali generally has the look of a star who has arrived, and he should get his numbers one way or another.

2010

Many players struggle with the move from 4-3 defensive end to stand-up outside linebacker in a 3-4, and Hali's 6-3, 275-pound frame seemed especially ill-suited to make the transition. Yet he handled the switch quite gracefully, and despite some inevitable ups and downs, emerged as a usable IDP in some leagues thanks to his 8.5 sacks. His subpar tackle numbers will prevent him from ever being a top-shelf fantasy performer, but with new defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel in town and an improving defense around him, a double-digit sack season isn't out of the question.

2009

After racking up 15.5 sacks in his first two years, Hali seemed poised to fill the top pass-rushing role vacated by Jared Allen before the 2008 season. But without Allen attracting double-teams on the opposite side of the line, Hali struggled to cause any disruption in the backfield and finished the year with just three sacks. His move to OLB in the Chiefs' new 3-4 defense may help him get to the passer more frequently, but it also means he'll be grouped with other IDP linebackers who will get a lot more tackles. He'll be more valuable in fantasy leagues that give him lineman eligibility.

2008

Overshadowed by Pro Bowler Jared Allen, Hali has been consistent in his first two seasons Ė seven sacks and 60 tackles in 2006 followed Tackles Are the Key by 7.5 sacks and 58 tackles last year. Now the spotlight is his with Allen traded to Minnesota. Hali will move into Allen's vacated spot at right defensive end this season, which could produce double-digit sacks. Playing right end will allow Hali to attack the quarterback's blind side, usually without having to go through the tight end. Hali might also benefit from the presence of first-round pick Glenn Dorsey in the middle. If the 300-pound defensive tackle pans out, he'll help keep blockers off Hali. Hali's best two tackle totals of the 2007 season came in Weeks 15 and 17, offering further evidence of improvement and durability.

2007

Despite being limited by a midseason hip injury, Hali racked up 58 tackles, a team-high eight sacks, and five forced fumbles in his rookie season. Hali presents loads of youthful upside entering his second campaign, and the best part is that you can probably get great value for him late in your draft. Last yearís numbers are a safe estimate of Haliís production for 2007, with the understanding that he has the potential to post even higher totals.

2006

Hali has an excellent chance to open the season as a starter, and he will be plenty involved regardless if he's starting. Coach Herm Edwards and the Chiefs appreciate Hali's skills, and he's been lining up with the first team defense during training camp.