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I can’t believe that the Chiefs have a better defensive unit than the one they just lost to the Texans.
The Chiefs have two of the NFL’s top three safeties in Tamba Hali and Darian Stewart, plus one of the league’s top two edge rushers in Justin Houston.
The best player on the team, safety Eric Berry, has been a Pro Bowler for the past three seasons and is a first-team All-Pro, so it makes sense that he would play at a high level.
In this game, Berry had the most pressure of any Chiefs defender, recording six tackles for loss, three quarterback hurries, one sack, and one pass breakup.
Berry is also one of only four Chiefs players to record multiple pressures this season.
Berry also played the game well in coverage, recording two interceptions, one pass defended, and two quarterback hurried plays.
He’s also a solid tackler, with a plus 23 run stops.
Berry was also able to play some zone coverage, giving up just one catch for 13 yards.
Berry will be a huge addition to a defense that already features four All-Pros, three Pro Bowlers, and three Pro Bowlers.
If Berry continues to perform at the same level as he has been, then the Chiefs defense will be one of these teams best units this year.
Chiefs depth chart.
The Texans secondary has been among the best in the NFL over the past two seasons.
Averaging just three interceptions and just one sack in the past four seasons, Houston has become one of our most underrated defenses.
If the Texans can continue to play at this level, the Chiefs could very well be among the elite defenses in the league.
Here’s a look at how the Chiefs depth charts stack up against the rest of the NFC.
New Orleans Saints depth chart: CB Marshon Lattimore (No. 6 overall pick in 2017) DE Zach Strief (No