Atlanta Falcons: Using multiple looks to stabilize the defense

Tyson Jackson With the NFL draft 35 days away and free agency getting more interesting, the Atlanta Falcons look as if they have begun to truly put the right counterparts together on the defensive side of the ball. With additions such as defensive end Tyson Jackson and defensive tackle Paul Soliai, they have certainly taken the the necessary steps to improve a defense that finished...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Atlanta Falcons are still not done in Free Agency

Atlanta started off the free agent period strongly by shoring up both the offensive and defensive lines. The addition of Tyson Jackson almost certainly signals the move to a hybrid 3-4/4-3 defense, and Jon Asamoah adds toughness to what was last years 2nd worst offensive line. Despite these  steps in the right direction, it’s hard to call our overall free-agent pick-ups a success...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons sign DE Tyson Jackson

I wrote in my Chiefs’ off-season preview that Tyson Jackson would be lucky if he got the 3 year 12.6 million dollar deal that the Chiefs gave teammate Mike DeVito last off-season. DeVito is a very similar player, a pure base 3-4 defensive end that excels against the run, but doesn’t offer much as a pass rusher, but the difference is DeVito has more of a proven track record. DeVito...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: DE Tyson Jackson Has Interest From Chiefs, Dolphins, Browns & Falcons

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that free agent DE Tyson Jackson is generating “an impressive amount of interest” in recent days Rapoport mentions that the  Dolphins, Browns and Falcons all have interest in Jackson as of now. Rapoport adds that Chiefs are still in on Jackson as well. The Texans have also been mentioned as a speculative option given that Romeo...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs just started working on a new deal with Tyson Jackson

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Tyson Jackson told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Monday that they just started talking with the Chiefs about a contract extension. “As of right now we just started negotiations with the Chiefs, hopefully it picks up in the next few days,” said Jackson. With free agency only a week away, both...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Discussing A New Contract With DE Tyson Jackson

Chiefs impending free agent DE Tyson Jackson expects contract talks with the Chiefs to “pick up” in coming days. “As of right now we just started negotiations with the Chiefs, hopefully it picks up in the next few days,” said Jackson, via Sirius XM NFL Radio. Jackson, 27, will be an unrestricted free agent in a matter days and should have a decent market for his services...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Chiefs Soon-To-Be Free Agent DE Tyson Jackson A Fit For The Steelers?

In a Wednesday evening post on Yahoo by Nick Mensio, listed potential low profile free agent fits for all 32 teams and has Kansas City Chiefs soon-to-be free agent defensive end Tyson Jackson listed for the Steelers. Mensio writes: Jackson revived his career as a 3-4 end under coach Andy Reid and DC Bob Sutton with the Chiefs in 2013 and is hitting the market at the right time. DEs...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Tyson Jackson gets pantsed

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Tyson Jackson was rushing the passer when Jacksonville Jaguars center Brad Meester grabbed a hold of his pants and pantsed Jackson.  Obviously it stopped Jackson, but it didn’t keep the Chiefs from sacking Blaine Gabbert. [SB Nation]
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs impressed with Tyson Jackson

According to the Kansas City Star, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has been very impressed with how well defensive lineman Tyson Jackson is picking up their new defense. “I’m very impressed with Tyson,” said Reid. “I’ve been impressed since we’ve been together here. Not many guys are going to outwork him on the field. Pass rush was not his forte, but he’s working like crazy...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs Tyson Jackson Could Be Released?

Chiefs defensive lineman Tyson Jackson could be released this offseason, per Dave Skretta of the Associated Press. “Defensive end Tyson Jackson, who’s been a disappointment since being the No. 3 overall pick in 2009, is due to make close to $15 million this season,” writes Skretta. “The Chiefs could try to restructure his deal or simply cut him in an attempt to create more...
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January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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