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Will Svitek out for the Season
Will Svitek, the Falcons backup left tackle, will miss the upcoming season after sustaining an upper right arm injury. The injury occurred during Sunday’s practice, the final of training camp, and coach Mike Smith made the announcement Monday.
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Tamba Hali Suspended Week One Vs Falcons
Tamba Hali has been suspended for the week 1 home opener against the Atlanta Falcons and fined an additional game’s pay. This is terrible news for the Chiefs as Hali is needed on the field and has ridiculous amounts of fans that don’t know what to think.
NFC South Pre-Season Storylines
Rookie tackle Lamar Holmes missed the first two preseason games with a broken toe. But Holmes is expected to play against the Dolphins and all eyes will be on him. With veteran Will Svitek out with a season-ending injury, Holmes becomes the next option after Sam Baker.
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. The Falcons' depth at tackle took a major blow when head coach Mike Smith announced on Monday that their top reserve at that position Will Svitek, who started 10 games last season at left tackle, will miss the entire season with an upper arm injury.
Svitek took over last season for 2008 first-round pick Sam Baker, who started the first six games last season...
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali was suspended for the 2012 regular-season opener for a violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy. The NFL announced Hali was suspended for the Sept. 9 game against the Atlanta Falcons and fined an additional game check. Hali is the Chiefs' top pass rusher, with 26.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles in the past two seasons. ...
In todays NFL, it’s rare to find a franchise-type player/perennial Pro Bowler play at such a high level while keeping an incredibly low profile. Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali has always been that diamond in the rough — both on and off the field — but for the first time in his career, he’s making off-the-field headlines for the wrong reasons.
Hali, currently 28-years...
The NFL has suspended Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs for the season-opener against Atlanta for violating its policy on substance abuse.
The league announced the suspension in a brief statement Monday without disclosing details.
Hali will miss the Sept. 9 game against the Falcons and be fined an additional game check. He will be eligible to return the following...
The 2012 Kansas City Chiefs are about to test their depth on defense much sooner than they would like.On Monday August 20th, Kansas City linebacker Tamba Hali was suspended for one game for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.Instead of getting a four-game suspension, Hali will only miss one game. He will also not be paid for two games.When deciding punishment, commissioner...
The Chiefs have one of the best pass rushers in the league, Tamba Hali, but he’s the only good pass rusher they’ve had for the past few years. Hali turned in another strong season in 2011, ranking 4th on ProFootballFocus among rush linebackers and producing 12 sacks, 10 quarterback hits, and 41 quarterback pressures on 459 pass rush snaps, good for a rate of 13.7%. However,...
Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali has been suspended for one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.USA Today is reporting that the Pro Bowler will miss the team's season opener against the Atlanta Falcons.Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel gave a brief statement on the matter.“The NFL’s substance-abuse policy is what it is,” Crennel said...
The NFL has suspended Kansas City Chies star outside linebacker Tamba Hali for one game without pay and fined him an additional game check.
Hali violated the league's substance-abuse policy.
The NFL has suspended Kansas City Chies star outside linebacker
Tamba Hali for one game without pay and fined him an additional
game check. Hali violated the league's substance-abuse policy.
Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Tamba Hali has been suspended for the team's Sept. 9 season opener, the club announced on Monday. The exact nature of Hali's offense was not revealed, but the statement from the team and the NFL said it was for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. The Chiefs host the Atlanta Falcons in their season opener. Source: National...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Kansas City Chiefs will be without their best linebacker for the first game of the season.
Tamba Hali (Getty Images)
Tamba Hali was suspended by the NFL this monring for what is being called “punitive action.” But there is an indication that he may have violated the league’s substance abuse...
When news broke Monday morning of the one-game suspension the NFL handed down on Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, Tamba Hali, one has to wonder if there is more to this story.