|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||September 18, 1983|
|Place of birth:||Dover, New Jersey|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||258 lb (117 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Stats at NFL.com
Jyles Christopher Tucker (born September 18, 1983 in Dover, New Jersey) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was originally signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Wake Forest. Tucker has also played for the Carolina Panthers.
Tucker was one of five nominees for the Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week award in Week 17. He recorded three tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles and a touchdown in the Chargers' 30–17 win over the Oakland Raiders.
Tucker was awarded the Week 17 AFC Defensive player of the week for his performance against the Oakland Raiders.
On August 25, 2008, it was announced that the Chargers re-signed Tucker for 5 years at a reported $14 million.
On July 28, 2011, he was released by San Diego.