The Kansas City Chiefs’ offseason responsibilities include engaged on an extension for megastar receiver Tyreek Hill.
NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the crew has begun negotiations with Hill on a brand recent contract. Rapoport provides the deal is anticipated to be legend-setting, per a offer knowledgeable of the anxiousness.
The 25-year-venerable outmoded fifth-round score is dwelling to enter the closing year of his rookie contract with a base wage of $2.025 million. Hill’s unique wage cap value for 2019 locations him below the likes of teammate Demarcus Robinson, the Panthers’ Jarius Wright, the Vikings’ Laquon Treadwell, the Saints’ Ted Ginn Jr. and a smorgasbord of completely different less-caliber gamers.
In three seasons, Hill compiled 223 receptions for 3,255 yards and 25 receiving touchdowns, adding 63 rushes for 477 yards and four extra TDs on the bottom. He’s additionally scored 5 profession special teams touchdowns on returns. In 2018, Hill generated profession highs in receptions (87, tenth-most among receivers in NFL), yards (1,479, 4th-most) and TDs (12, third-most).
The three-time Official Bowler and two-time All-Official is due a wide pay elevate.
Odell Beckham Jr.’s 5-year, $90 million extension with $65 million in total guarantees signed closing offseason sits because the long-established among receivers.
One in all the NFL’s premier matchup nightmares, Hill owns the tempo to burn defensive backs deep, the athleticism to out-soar defenders, the fingers to grab the ball in tight areas, the quickness to torch press coverage off the line and devastating tempo with the ball in his fingers.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid utilized Hill’s selection in the backfield, out wide and in the slot, and repeatedly locations the receiver in motion to distract the defense. The Chiefs’ complete offense is outwardly predicated on Hill both catching, working or gobbling up defensive consideration to open completely different avenues.
Now the Chiefs are planning to pay mountainous to lock down their sport-altering skills for the long high-tail.