For Pete's Sake

Travis Kelce on Tyreek Hill: ‘We’re just happy to get our guy back’

Timeline: Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by NFL

On Friday July 19, 2019, the NFL announced that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill would not be suspended, meaning that he can now return to practice and club activities. Here is a timeline of events that led to the NFL's ultimate decision.
Up Next
On Friday July 19, 2019, the NFL announced that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill would not be suspended, meaning that he can now return to practice and club activities. Here is a timeline of events that led to the NFL's ultimate decision.

It didn’t take long for Chiefs players to react to the news that teammate Tyreek Hill wouldn’t face a suspension from the NFL.

After the news broke Friday, a number of players shared their thoughts.

That included tight end Travis Kelce, who was doing an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio and was asked about Hill, who had been suspended by the Chiefs since April 25, returning to the Chiefs ahead of training camp.

“We’re all just excited to get him back in the building and going to work with him,” Kelce said. “Everyone knows how important he is to this offense and we’re just happy to get our guy back in the building and excited to find a new kind of, ah, feel for this team knowing we have so many new defensive players and everybody’s got to be on the same page, and the chemistry really has to flow, so starting this thing off in training camp, finding our new identity I think is going to be huge coming up in the next week or so.”

Here is the interview:

Offensive lineman Jeff Allen didn’t mention Hill by name, but he tweeted this shortly after the NFL’s decision:

And rookie wide receiver Mecole Hardman responded to Hill’s statement:

Related stories from Kansas City Star

  Comments