Having too many pass rushers you want on the field is not a problem most teams have but it's a good problem to have. It's one the Kansas City Chiefs are facing with Tamba Hali and Dee Ford in 2015. Tamba is back on what looks like a one-year deal while Ford enters his second season in the NFL.
The debate is how you divy up those snaps. You brought Tamba back because he's still effective and you want him rushing the passer. Ford is a bit more of an unknown but he was a first round pick and can't go another season playing just a small percentage of the snaps. So how about plays where Tamba and Ford are on the field at the same time along with Houston?
Check out this play from last season:
Houston and Ford are rushing the passer. Tamba is dropping in coverage. It's a fun play to watch because you see three pass rushers and don't know who is coming and who is dropping. It gives the quarterback one more thing to think about before the snap. The Chiefs pass rush was already very good; adding an extra layer for the offense to read makes them even harder to go against.
Something fun to watch during training camp this year will be the various formations they use to get all three pass rushers on the field at the same time.