One of the teams brightest stars is on the way out.
Consider . . . The guy is so fast and talented on the field that even the most conservative football fans were willing to overlook abuse charges.
The main question . . .
IS THIS THE END OF THE SUPER BOWL ERA FOR THE CHIEFS OR AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW BEGINNING?!?
Here's the best passage we could find offering some reasoning behind the trade . . .
"Hill, 28, is entering the final season of his three-year, $54 million contract with the Chiefs — one with a cap hit of around $21.9 million for the 2022 season. That cap number appears to be preventing the team from making moves at other positions of need, which is why general manager Brett Veach and his personnel staff had been engaging in talks with Hill’s representation earlier this month."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Miami has acquired one of the NFL's premier deep threats. The Chiefs are trading Tyreek Hill to the Dolphins for five draft picks including a 2022 first-rounder, NFL Network's Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL network's Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday, per sources.
Another day, another big name on the move in the NFL. After failed efforts to strike a new contract with Tyreek Hill, the Chiefs have traded the All-Pro wide receiver to the Dolphins, as ESPN and NFL Media reported and CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora confirmed Wednesday.
The Kansas City Chiefs officially announced the trade that sent wide receiver Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday. The trade of Hill came with official statements from both head coach Andy Reid and general manager Brett Veach . REID: "I am happy for Tyreek, he has grown as a man and player here in Kansas City.
The Kansas City Chiefs have traded wide receiver Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins, as first reported by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Here it is: The #Chiefs are trading six-time Pro Bowl WR Tyreek Hill to the #Dolphins, sources tell me and @TomPelissero.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Tyreek Hill trade from the Chiefs to the Miami Dolphins Wednesday morning happened quickly after it became public. It also caught fans ... and Hill's former teammates completely off guard. Former Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali summed up what many fans were feeling Wednesday afternoon in a single tweet.
Just as it was for fans, there were some mixed emotions from Chiefs players.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hours after a trade that sent Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins as one of the highest-paid receivers in the league, the six-time Pro Bowler addressed his future while thanking his past. "Kansas City will always hold a special place in my heart!"
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