Dee Ford reveals he was in “conflict” at times with former Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton regarding dropping back in coverage.

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“I didn’t have anything against Bob’s defense — we were just in conflict a lot of times,” Ford said. “One guy could be my coverage so I couldn’t be aggressive against the run and tee off like I want to.”