Off the Record (OTR)

Tyreek Hill blowing up?

Last season, Kansas City Chiefs rookie wide receiver Tyreek Hill burst onto the scene and established himself as one of the most explosive playmakers in the NFL. He had six receiving touchdowns, three on the ground, two returning punts and another from a kickoff. Dude was balling.

This season his role was automatically elevated with the departure of Jeremy Maclin. Hill is probably the Chiefs number one receiver at this point and, according to B.J. Kissel of the team’s official website, he’s playing like it so far in training camp.

The expectations are already high for Tyreek Hill as he enters his second NFL season, but Sunday’s practice did nothing to dissuade the thousands in attendance from believing the next level for Hill is more feasible than merely hoping for it.

On multiple plays through the day, Hill made contested catches in tight space, fought off defenders for leverage, and obviously showed the world-class speed that he’s motivated to improve upon thanks to some recent rankings in a video game.

Hill is someone that, as of right now, could be a great fantasy sleeper. I have a hunch that by the time your draft arrives in late August or early September, he’ll be a second-round pick. He’ll certainly get his opportunities this season.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *