Former Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali is one of the most dominant pass rushers the team has ever known. He ranks second all-time in franchise history in sacks (89.5) and forced fumbles (33) to only Derrick Thomas. He also leads the franchise in tackles for loss (105), since the NFL first began recording the statistic.
For the majority of his career, Hali was an unblockable force. It was a combination of natural athletic ability and the study of hand-to-hand combat techniques such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu. We’ll have more on one of his infamous pass rush moves, the double hand swipe, in the future. For now, here’s a look back at 23 times when Hali’s opponents failed to block him: