Ranking the best pass rush units on the Kansas City Chiefs 2024 schedule

The Chiefs have plenty of fearsome pass rushing units on the schedule this season as they chase a three-peat.
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4. Houston Texans

The Houston Texans are receiving a tremendous amount of hype entering 2024, and rightfully so. To see where the Texans are now, compared to just a couple of years ago, it is pretty astonishing.

Houston was able to jump start things with both early draft picks in 2023. One had arguably the best rookie quarterback season ever, in C.J. Stroud. But with Will Anderson, there is so much potential that he can reach still in the pass rush, despite a strong rookie campaign.

Anderson is a pass rusher who I would describe as violent and tenacious. His feet attack at a rapid pace. He roughly tears through blockers. Most of all, Anderson seems to increase his speed when getting home near the quarterback.

When adding in the offseason moves that Houston made, the Texans' pass rush now pairs a young player with consistency. Whether it is always true or not, you could say that both Danielle Hunter and Denico Autry have been some of the most underappreciated pass rushers in recent years. The Texans added both in free agency, and they know how to work through blocks and produce.

All told, Houston enters this year with a sturdier pass rush than last season.