WR Tyreek Hill - Kansas City Chiefs
|5-10, 185||Born: 3-1-1994||College: West Alabama||Drafted: Round 5, pick 2016|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
Tyreek Hill's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 7 vs CIN (10 / 7 / 68 / 1 rec, 2 / 8 / 0 rush)
Tyreek Hill caught seven passes for 68 yards and a touchdown on 10 targets, while also rushing twice for eight yards. Hill had solid production with seven catches and a touchdown, however, he was on the verge of having a monster day but dropped a wide open 35 yard touchdown in the back of the endzone. Hill got his day started on the first play of the night for the Chiefs, with the offense backed up to their own four yard line. Hill ran a shallow slant and initially bobbled the catch, but was able to secure it and stop on a dime as he was doing so. He then reversed field and took off to the left side of the field, but then stuck his foot in ground after two strides and cut back to the center of the field. He stumbled a bit as it seemed like even his own legs could not keep up with his speed, before being tackled for a 27 yard gain. Hill's touchdown catch came after Mahomes bobbled a snap at the Bengals three yard line. Mahomes was able to pump-fake and then roll out to his left, before finding Hill standing just inside the left pylon for the touchdown. Hill's only blunder on the night came after he completely dusted his defender on a deep post-route to the left side of the endzone. Mahomes put the pass on the money, but Hill simply took his eyes off the ball and dropped an easy touchdown.
2018 Week 6 vs NE (12 / 7 / 142 / 3 rec, 1 / 0 / 0 rush)
Tyreek Hill caught seven passes for 142 yards and three touchdowns, while also rushing once for no gain. On Sunday Night Football, Hill brought his A-game and nearly brought the Chiefs back against a Patriots team that was scoring at will. Hill's play alone was worth the price of admission, scoring on plays of one yard, 75 yards and 14 yards. Hill's 75 yard catch with three minutes left to tie the game for the Chiefs, was the highlight of the night though. Hill was lined up on the left side of the formation and ran a deep crossing route. Mahomes found him 40 yards down the field and Hill made a jumping catch coming across the field. After securing the catch, Hill squared up his body and ran immediately to the left sideline. Watching Hill go from zero to top speed in four strides is difficult to describe, other than saying he outran four Patriots defenders and it was not even a close call. Hill also made a nice sliding touchdown catch where he broke off his route from the back of the end zone and Mahomes lobbed a pass to the left pylon and Hill came screeching across the end zone to make the catch. Hill's 14 yard touchdown catch came with him lined up in left slot. He ran a sort of intermediate post-route where he outran his defender to the left side of the endzone and the Patriots had a blown coverage with no defenders on the backside. Without Hill, the Chiefs probably don't come back to tie the game deep in the fourth quarter as his explosiveness and uncanny ability to make big plays was the difference for the Chiefs offense.
2018 Week 5 vs JAX (7 / 4 / 61 / 0 rec, 2 / 26 / 0 rush)
Tyreek Hill caught four passes for 61 yards, while also rushing twice for 26 yards against the Jaguars on Sunday. Hill started the game on the right foot, taking a handoff in the backfield for a 40 yard gain on the Chiefs first play, although a holding penalty on Watkins reduced the gain to a modest 21 yards. Hill saw Jalen Ramsey for a better part of the day, which explains why his reception total and targets were down from his average, but that coverage also allowed Watkins and Kelce to total 178 receiving yards on 11 catches. Hill's day could have been much bigger though, as he had at least two steps on two different Jaguars defenders on a deep ball where Mahomes underthrew him. That throw came from the Chiefs own 29 yard line and Hill made a play on the ball at the Jaguars 15 yard line. Given how open Hill was, that play could have easily been a 71 yard touchdown and given Hill five catches for 132 yards and a touchdown. This is important to note because a player's true value often doesn't show up in the box score, and even going against an All-Pro cornerback like Ramsey, Hill was able to get wide open deep down the field. Mahomes won't often underthrow a deep ball like that, so there are certainly quite a few big games in Hill's future this season.
2018 Week 4 vs DEN (13 / 9 / 54 / 0 rec, 1 / 2 / 0 rush)
Tyreek Hill caught nine passes for 54 yards on 13 targets against the Broncos on Monday night, while also rushing one time for two yards. You have to give credit to the Broncos secondary for keeping Hill contained, a job that is much easier said than done. Containing Hill comes at a price though, and that price was letting Hunt run wild, while also having no answer for Kelce in the middle of the field. The Chiefs pull at your defensive seams and force you to either spread out and try to contain their speed on the outside, or compact your safeties and linebackers and take the chance that Hill and Watkins don't kill you on the outside, which has yet to be really done this year by an opposing defense. Hill did manage to catch nine passes so it was not a complete bust from a PPR perspective, but it seemed like every time he caught the ball, there were two or three Broncos defenders around him ready to push him out of bounds or make a tackle. Hill's longest gain of the day came on a 37 yard punt return where he nearly broke down the Broncos coverage, but was finally brought down at the Denver 41 yard line. Unfortunately, this return did not lead to a score by the Chiefs, so Hill's contributions in this game were much less than we will see moving forward. Despite his rather quiet game, Hill was on the receiving end of perhaps the most ridiculous play of the game, and one that went a long way in helping the Chiefs win this game. With the Chiefs facing third and five from their own 45 yard line, Mahomes took the snap out of shotgun and was quickly forced out of the pocket. While running to his left, Mahomes saw Hill streaking across the field to the nearest sideline, and inexplicably, Mahomes delivered a LEFTY pass to Hill for the first down.
2018 Week 3 vs SF (5 / 2 / 51 / 0 rec, 2 / 5 / 0 rush)
Tyreek Hill caught two passes for 51 yards on seven targets in the Chiefs win over the 49ers on Sunday. Hill also ran the ball twice for five yards. Hill drew several pass interference penalties, including one deep down the field where he had his man beat, which had it been a clean play, could have pushed Hunt into the 110 yard with a touchdown range on the day. Despite catching only two passes, Hunt still managed to make perhaps the play of the day, although it is in hot competition with the Mahomes scramble, touchdown throw to Conley that I described above. Hill has not received the credit he deserves for becoming a complete wide receiver over the past three years. He is thought of as a speedster, but the truth is he is as good as or better than 95% of the receivers in the league in terms of setting up his routes. On this play, Hill lined up on the left side of the formation, alone, but set up in the slot. Coming off the line, Hill uses his quickness to throw an in-out fake to get to the inside position of the field. At the stem of his route, he sets up his double move by running two fast steps to the outside of the field before sprinting back to the middle of the field to run a deep post. Mahomes makes a nice throw that is a 40 yard frozen rope. There are three defenders within ten yards of Hill, but none are closer than three yards to him. Mahomes puts the ball in a great place where no defenders can make a play on it, but it also shows a tremendous trust in Hill, because the throw is high and he needs to go up and make a play on the ball. Which is exactly what happens, as Hill jumps up and catches the ball at the very top of his jump, a pretty incredible feat of timing considering he was running a double move, deep post to the center of the field and made the play at top speed. Even when he catches only two passes in a game, he forces you to look at both receptions and see why he has turned himself into one of the best receivers in the game today.
2018 Week 2 vs PIT (6 / 5 / 90 / 1 rec)
Tyreek Hill caught five passes for 90 yards and a touchdown on seven targets in the Chiefs win over the Steelers on Sunday. Mahomes spread the ball around more this game, but even though he threw five touchdowns to other players, Hill still finished with 20+ points in PPR formats. The Steelers did not leave their cornerbacks in one on one man coverage with no safety help many times on Hill, yet it seemed like every time they did, Hill was roasting his defenders for big gains. Hill's first catch didn't come until the first play of the second half, but it went for 36 yards. With Burns covering him, Hill abused him with a quick out-in-out fake to the left sideline and gained separation quickly. The Steelers blitzed from the right side which forced Mahomes to fade back before throwing over the top to Hill, which was so far ahead of his defender that the pass actually went over the top and then behind Hill before Burns could recover. Had the Steelers not blitzed and Mahomes got off a normal throw, this would have went for a 75 yard touchdown. Hill adjusted to the pass and then gained another 15 yards after the catch. Hill's touchdown catch, which was Mahomes sixth, was a 29 yard play that showed off his burgeoning route-running skills. The call was a fly-route up the left side of the field, but as Hill gained separation he curled his route to the inside of the field which allowed him to make the catch without having to battle his defender along the goal line. The play was simply too easy for the Chiefs receiver, as his defender had no way of recovering before Hill could score the deciding touchdown.
2018 Week 1 vs LAC (8 / 7 / 169 / 2 rec, 2 / 4 / 0 rush)
Tyreek Hill led the Chiefs in receptions, yards, touchdowns and targets against the Chargers, catching seven passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns. Hill also returned a punt 91 yards for a touchdown and rushed twice for 4 yards. Hill was the difference in this game, as the Chargers had no answer for his speed and Mahomes ability to find him whenever he was open. Hill's first touchdown came on a slant route where Mahomes did a great job of not letting pressure impact his pass. Mahomes hit Hill in stride in the middle of the field and Hill was able to get to the outside so quickly that the Chargers safety only managed to get a hand on his leg as Hill flew by him for a 58 yard touchdown. Hill's next touchdown catch came on a shovel pass from the 1 yard line. Hill came across the formation and took the pass easily for a touchdown without being touched by a Chargers defender. Hill's punt return touchdown was a thing of beauty, and came before Kansas City was even able to run an offensive play. The punt was a good one and Hill was able to run back so that when he caught the punt, he was moving away from the Chargers punt coverage. That allowed him to get to the left sideline where he simply outran the Chargers, and scored a 90 yard touchdown without being touched.
Latest NewsChiefs | Tyreek Hill tallies seven grabs (Mon Oct 22, 12:56 AM) - Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill caught seven of his 10 targets for 68 yards and a touchdown in Week 7 versus the Cincinnati Bengals. Hill added two carries for eight yards. link to story Chiefs | Tyreek Hill erupts for three touchdowns (Mon Oct 15, 12:03 AM) - Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill caught seven of his 12 targets for 142 yards and three touchdowns in Week 6 versus the New England Patriots. link to story
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