Tyreek Hill: The Game-Changer Who Could Hijack the 2017 NFL Playoffs

January 11, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Kansas City Chiefs host the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday's AFC Divisional Round game, all eyes will of course be on quarterbacks Alex Smith and Ben Roethlisberger, Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce and Steelers Pro Bowl offensive weapons Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown. 
But viewers—and the Steelers—shouldn't overlook a rookie fifth-round pick who has emerged as one of the NFL's most dangerous playmakers for Kansas City.
His name is Tyreek Hill, and he's scored eight touchdowns—three as a returner, three as a rusher and two as a receiver—in Kansas City's last six games. 
The definition of versatile, Hill became the first player in NFL history to score three-plus touchdowns as a receiver, a runner and a return man in one season, which is rather remarkable considering that 164 players were selected ahead of the 22-year-old in the 2016 NFL draft. 
That had a lot to do with the fact Hill pleaded guilty in 2015 to assau...

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