Friday’s edition of PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio included a visit from Chiefs G.M. John Dorsey. The conversation eventually addressed the team’s decision to draft kick returner Tyreek Hill in round five, despite an ugly incident of domestic violence at Oklahoma State involving a then-pregnant girlfriend.
Asked whether Hill is on a zero-tolerance plan in Kansas City, Dorsey made it clear that the expectations extend far beyond Hill staying out of trouble.
“What he has to do is he has to continue to receive counseling,” Dorsey said. “He has to continue to be in our program, and that’s what it would do. By no chance is he guaranteed a spot on this roster.”
Hill presumably has plenty of talent; otherwise, the Chiefs wouldn’t have put in the time and effort to vet Hill and they definitely wouldn’t have exposed themselves to the P.R. consequences. If he doesn’t translate that talent into performance at the next level, he won’t last long.
For the full Dorsey interview, click the thing in the thing below.