Not solely did the Dolphins land the three-time First-Team All-Pro to pair with 2021 rookie sensation Jaylen Waddle, however they locked up the speedster for the foreseeable future as properly.
The announcement capped a frantic hour-plus that started when NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted that Kansas City granted permission to Hill’s camp to hunt a commerce, after which a number of studies indicated that Miami was amongst two finalists for touchdown the “Cheetah.” The New York Jets have been named as the opposite contender within the operating for Hill.
NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero additionally famous that, maybe in anticipation of Hill’s departure, the Chiefs have been scheduled to fulfill with burner Marquez Valdes-Scantling, who has performed for the Green Packers the previous 4 seasons, on Wednesday. While “MVS” is not on the identical degree as Hill, he might assist ease the loss for quarterback Patrick Mahomes and provides Kansas one other deep risk.
Just previous to the Chiefs and Dolphins commerce, Pelissero put the loopy March of this NFL offseason into perspective.
The 28-year-old Hill is coming off of one other electrical marketing campaign in 2021, registering career-highs in targets (159), receptions (111) and receptions per sport (6.5), whereas posting 9 extra receiving scores to place him over 50 for his profession.