Miami Dolphins extensive receiver Tyreek Hill will get to see his previous buddies on the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs this Sunday when the 2 groups meet in Frankfurt, Germany as a part of the NFL’s Worldwide Collection.
The Week 9 matchup, which options two of the highest groups within the NFL, would be the first time that Hill will face his former workforce because the March 2022 commerce that noticed 5 draft picks go to the Chiefs and a four-year, $120 million contract extension (with $72.2 million assured) get signed by Hill with the Dolphins.
There isn’t any dangerous blood between Hill and the Chiefs, monetary causes have been a important issue within the commerce, however the 29-year-old want to present his former workforce up shut what he is been doing from afar this season.
“It would not actually matter the place we play at,” Hill stated Wednesday on the sport being in Germany and never Miami or Kansas Metropolis. “I imply, clearly it will’ve been nice to play in KC, nevertheless it actually would not matter the place we play at, you’re feeling me? They going to get this work wherever.”
By means of eight video games Hill is the NFL’s main receiver with 1,014 receiving yards and eight touchdowns. He is at the moment on tempo to develop into the league’s first extensive receiver to achieve 2,000 receiving yards in a season. These are numbers the Chiefs would like to have contemplating their main receiver not named “Kelce” is rookie Rashee Rice, who has 361 receiving yards.
Produce is what Hill has executed because the commerce almost 19 months in the past. His 2,724 receiving yards since becoming a member of the Dolphins is essentially the most by any NFL participant, as is his 109 common receiving yards per sport. That has all been recorded since changing into the highest-paid receiver in league historical past.
“He is an excellent participant, that is the underside line,” stated Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. “You would possibly gradual him down, however he’s going to make performs someplace. That is what makes him the participant he’s. He is acquired velocity, quickness, and he is sensible.”
Hill’s numbers have vaulted him into the NFL MVP dialog as we attain the halfway level of the 2023 season. Historical past is not on his aspect as no extensive receiver has ever received the award, however the numbers would possibly pressure voters to reward a non-quarterback for less than the second time since 2006.
(Dan Marino is the one Dolphins participant to win NFL MVP when he beat out Eric Dickerson in 1984.)
Hill, who expressed his appreciation for a way his time in Kansas Metropolis helped carry him to his present stage, stated he expects some trash discuss through the sport when he sees Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and different former teammates, however it is going to be of the pleasant selection.
“I’m excited to see Pat, Kelce, issues like that,” stated Hill, who received a Tremendous Bowl, made six Professional Bowls, and was a three-time NFL All-Professional with the Chiefs. “It’s going to be a type of issues like yard soccer along with your brothers.”