Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: First-round choice DE Tyson Jackson has all the elements that general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley think are important for success in the NFL. It's not just the size-speed ratios that are outstanding. It's not just his athletic skills, which are considerable. And it's not just his resume of playing for one of the best college football programs in the country at LSU. It is Jackson's personality and approach to the game that hooked the Chiefs. "He loves football," Pioli said. A closer look at the Chiefs' picks: Round 1/3 -- Tyson Jackson, DE, 6-4, 296, Louisiana State...The Chiefs view Jackson as the foundation for the revamping of their defense because of his versatility; he can play tackle in the 4-3, end in the 3-4. His Best position might be five-technique in the 3-4 defense. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Tyson Jackson News
04/01/14 - DT Tyson Jackson was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Falcons March 12.
11/22/13 - DE Tyson Jackson (strained abdominal muscle) was listed as questionable after getting in limited work Friday.
11/20/13 - DE Tyson Jackson did not practice Wednesday due to a strained abdominal muscle that he suffered last Sunday night against Denver. MRI results indicated that Jackson's stomach while sore, should not keep him out for a significant period of time.
11/18/13 - DE Tyson Jackson underwent an MRI exam on strained abdominal muscles that he suffered on Sunday against the Broncos. Jackson left the game in the second half and did not finish the game. The Chiefs had no diagnosis or timetable on Monday that they were willing to share.
01/02/13 - DE Tyson Jackson missed the season's final with a broken big toe on his left foot. It may require minor surgery depending on how it heals.