How Tamba Hali's Week 1 Suspension Changes Chiefs vs. Falcons Matchup

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How Tamba Hali's Week 1 Suspension Changes Chiefs vs. Falcons Matchup
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With all 32 teams preparing for their Week 1 opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs will be practicing for the Atlanta Falcons without Tamba Hali, who is one of the top pass-rushers in the league.

Hali, who is facing a one-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, has led the Chiefs in sacks since 2008. His absence will force the Chiefs to scramble to find new ways to put pressure on QB Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense.

Here's how it will affect the outcome of this game.

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