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Tamba Hali

30-Year-Old Linebacker – Kansas City Chiefs

2013 Defensive Stats

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46

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11

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4

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2

2013 Defensive Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

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....

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2013 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 275   DOB: 11/3/1983  College: Penn State  Show ContractHide Contract

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Tamba Hali Contract Information:

Signed by the Chiefs to a five-year deal worth $60 million in August of 2011.

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Hali finished the 2013 season with 46 tackles (39 solo), 11 sacks, four forced fumbles, one interception and one touchdown.

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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
2007 23 16 - 58 - 7.5 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
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
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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
  1. Tamba Hali
  2. Dezman Moses
Kansas City Chiefs

Snap Count Stats

942

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Tamba Hali was on the field for 942 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

34

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Tamba Hali was on the field for 34 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 919 0
2013 942 34

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Tamba Hali 2013 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 @Jax 62 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Dal 64 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Phi 65 4 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 NYG 63 2 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Ten 69 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 Oak 74 2 4 3 1 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hou 56 4 7 6 1 2.5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
8 Cle 53 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Buf 80 3 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Den 80 6 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 SD 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Den 70 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Was 54 0 6 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Oak 71 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
16 Ind 68 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @SD
Playoffs @Ind 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
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Height:   6' 3"
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Weight:   275 lbs
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Tamba Hali: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hali (knee) is active for Saturday's game against the Colts, NFL Network's Albert Breer reports.

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Hali may not be at full strength but he'll suit up for Saturday's contest. The Colts have a rather shaky offensive line, though quarterback Andrew Luck generally does a good job of avoiding sacks. Hali finished with two tackles but no sacks during a Week 16 meeting between the same two teams.
The Chiefs are optimistic that Hali (knee) will be able to play against Indianapolis on Saturday, NFL Network's Albert Breer reports.

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Hali (knee) is listed a questionable for Saturday's game against the Colts.

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Hali still needs the swelling in his knee to go down in order to play Saturday, but we suspect that the Chiefs may take the call on the linebacker's status up to game time this weekend.
Hali (knee) was absent from Thursday's practice, Terez Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports.

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With a second consecutive missed practice under his belt, Hali's availability for Saturday's playoff contest at Indianapolis is in peril. With a travel day on the docket shortly, there exist no drills prior to the game, but his status should become more clear once Thursday's injury report is released.
Hali (knee) didn't practice Wednesday.

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Hali (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com reports.

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Hali is dealing with some knee inflammation, but he was able to go through Tuesday's walk-through and we suspect that as the week progresses, the linebacker will do everything in his power to suit up for Saturday's playoff opener against the Colts.
Hali (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers, ESPN.com reports.

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Hali (knee) did not practice Thursday, the Chiefs' official website reports.

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Hali has a sore knee that will require an MRI for examination, ESPN reports.

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Hali returned from an ankle injury and had two solo tackles, including one for a loss, in Sunday's 35-28 loss to Denver.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013

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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. There’s 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 – 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 year’s numbers are a safe estimate of Hali’s 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.