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Chiefs sign top pick Jackson

Updated: August 7, 2009, 10:51 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tyson Jackson was antsy to join his new teammates, already had his bags packed for training camp.

All he needed was a call that a deal had been finalized.

It came while Jackson was sleeping Thursday night.

The defensive end from LSU hurried to River Falls, Wis., Friday morning and signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs in time to practice in the afternoon.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed Friday. But a source told ESPN.com's John Clayton ...

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