Tyreek Hill: Nobody in NFL can guard Chiefs pass catchers

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The challenge has been issued, by Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill to the Tennessee Titans defense.

“I feel like nobody in the NFL can guard any of us, and that’s no disrespect to nobody,” Hill told reporters on Wednesday, via NFL.com. “That’s just the confidence that I got in myself and the wideouts I’ve got around me, including the tight ends and the running backs. I feel like no DB unit, no secondary unit, no linebacker, any defense can guard any of us. So man-to-man is just easy for us to beat. If you just allow us to run through zones, it’s even easier.”

The Titans definitely struggled to stop the Chiefs when the two teams played in the regular season. Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw for 446 yards, with Hill catching 11 passes for 157 yards. Tennessee nevertheless won the game, 35-32.

Beyond Hill, who had only three catches for 41 yards against the Texans on Sunday, the Chiefs have receivers Sammy Watkins, Mecole Hardman, and Demarcus Robinson and tight end Travis Kelce. While the Tennessee defense may decide to try to take away Hill, it will be very difficult to shut down the Kansas City offense.

That’s why the best chance for Tennessee to win may come from counting on running back Derrick Henry to be able to keep running the ball like a boy among men, extending drives, shortening the game, and hoping to essentially break the home team’s serve once or twice.

31 responses to “Tyreek Hill: Nobody in NFL can guard Chiefs pass catchers

  1. 7 TD’s in a row and they all took less than 4 minutes. There is a reason they are odds on favorites this year…oh..and next year as well.

  2. Does any team get more flags on failed 3rd downs to keep drives alive? mahomes just chucks it up knowing he will get the flag almost every time.

    NFL = WWE

  3. It’s all fun and games until Kenny Vaccarro meets you at the ball with a mission to slap a pair of alligator arms on you for the rest of the game. Lay some wood on them Titans.

  4. He’s right! No defense can keep up with the Legion of Zoom. That’s why Mahomes is an MVP and putting up insane numbers.

  5. Hill must have a short memory. Hill had 1 catch for 42 yards against the likes of JC Jackson in last years AFC Championship game. A loss vs the Patriots.

  6. Hill’s not the brightest bulb on the tree, but he and Hardman are two fastest receivers in the league. Defenses have a tough time trying to cover them all, especially when Hill is being double-teamed. Couple that with Mahomes throwing laser beams to them and they’re virtually unstoppable.

  7. They don’t need to cover you, they just need to cover Andy Reid and that’s one of the easier playoff tasks available. They’re lucky to be playing this weekend

  8. Commenters do like to see people be wrong, but I’m guessing none of you are placing your own money on the Titans to prove him wrong. I put an even G on the Chiefs to win the next two.

  9. We aren’t worried about guarding them, only containing them. We only have to look at last week on how the Titans did against the presumptive MVP, Lamar Jackson. Titans, 41-24.

  10. 150bigdaddy says:
    January 16, 2020 at 4:29 am
    I dont believe it. Go take a look at what happened to him and Kelce in the AFC Championship last year
    If you listened to his comment he said the entire recieving squad, meaning you cant stop ALL of them. Oh and btw you must have forgot that that the Chiefs scored 31 straight points in the AFC championship game took it to overtime and they would have wone if it hadden been Dee Ford lining up offsides.

  11. The Patriots stopped the chiefs and Patsy more than once in playoffs. The titans head coach GM defensive coordinator and three players all were on the Patriots. Vrabel learned under Belichick. Belichick has stopped some of the most prolific offenses in NFL history and has beaten Reid every tie in the playoffs. The titans are the last team KC wanted to face. They have all the elements needed to beat them. In simple terms they need to bully the chiefs. Get physical with the receivers and make them pay for every catch. The run Henry down their throats and impose their will. Run the rock and make KC defense tired and giving up in 4th quarter. If KC scoring quickly with passing game and Titans are scoring slowly with long drives the defense of KC will be on the field too long and then you can bully them into submission. Punch them in the mouth Vrabel and watch them soften up.

  12. gotitan says:
    January 16, 2020 at 9:52 am
    And Chefs D is total garbage. 41-24.

    You might update your thinking. Chiefs completely revamped their defense and were the stingiest D for the last half of the season.
    If I were to dwell on the past, I’d say the Titans are mediocre, at best. However, I won’t since it’s better to give credit where due.

  13. Henry and that offensive line will bully chiefs into submission. Their defense in 4th quarter will be gassed and will want no part of tackling Henry. Chiefs are soft.

  14. rfkimball says:
    January 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm
    Henry and that offensive line will bully chiefs into submission. Their defense in 4th quarter will be gassed and will want no part of tackling Henry. Chiefs are soft
    Yeah nothing says soft like being down 24-0 in the first quarter of a playoff game only to come back and score 41 unanswered points. Titans fairytale is coming to an end.

  15. I remember the 1990 Bills who invented the prolific K-Gun offense. It featured 4 future Hall of Famers and 5 1990 Pro Bowlers (and that’s just the offense) and led by a Hall of Fame coach. What an incredible offense – as demonstrated in the AFC Championship game where they dominated the Raiders 51-3 (41-3 at the half). Then came an equally inventive defense designed by Bill Belichick in the Super Bowl with effectively 2 D linemen and everyone else back – just daring the Bills to beat the Giants with the run – and we all know how that worked out. That’s a bit of a simplification, but the point is valid. So while I agree it looks like the Chiefs are unstoppable, it is possible – and that’s why we’ll all be watching on Sunday.

  16. Loudest stadium in the NFL behind the team. Team wants to win it for the owner whose never held the trophy named after his father. Chris Jones will be back. Im taking the Chiefs.

  17. Titans needed all six of their extra possessions last week. They won’t get six extra possessions this week.

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