One of the highlights of the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday training camp practice came when the team got the Big Three on the field at the same time. I'm talking about Justin Houston, Tamba Hali and Dee Ford. This was what I believe to be the first time they've had them all on the field at the same time during training camp. It didn't happen during the offseason because Houston didn't participate.
In this instance, Hali was rushing from one end while Houston and Ford were lined up on the other (Ford outside of Houston, I believe).
The Chiefs work on a lot of groupings at practice and this was just one of them but it's one folks have been waiting to see. I keep wondering how the Chiefs will be able to get Ford more snaps during the season. It's hard to make an argument that the Chiefs should take Tamba Hali or Justin Houston off the field besides for a quick breather. But if they could work in some packages that had all three on the field ... that would be fun.
The problem with this formation is that the Chiefs wouldn't be able to defend the run very well. It would have to be a pass rush special on obvious passing downs.
Considering it's taken this long to see this in camp I am kinda doubting this is a regular formation.