Kansas City speed merchants Tyreek Hill, who played at Coffee High School, and Mecole Hardman, formerly of Georgia and Elbert County High, strike fear into opposing defenses and could leave their mark on Super Bowl LIV.
“He’s bad,” Hill said of Hardman. “He just brought a two-headed monster to the Chiefs.”
Both are dangerous route runners.
“You see a guy who can stretch the field vertically, that puts a lot of pressure on the defense,” Hill said. “They just can’t double two guys. They can’t double (tight end Travis) Kelce. They can’t double (wide receiver) Sammy (Watkins). They can’t double me. They also have to worry about that other 4.2 guy being on the field.”
Who’s faster Hill or Hardman? “Sammy Watkins,” Hill said.
“I don’t know,” Hardman said when asked who was faster.
The Chiefs just know they are lethal.
“We just have so much that comes with us,” Hardman said. “I just think we play well as a collective group. You forgot Demarcus Robinson. We have to play well as a collective group.”
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