Now that’s how you make a splash in your first game back.
Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill, who had missed the previous three games because of a clavicle injury, was back for Sunday’s game against the Texans at Arrowhead Stadium and scored on his first catch.
The Chiefs faced a third-and-21 play at the Texans’ 46-yard line. A hard count from Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes got a few Houston players to jump offsides. Mahomes knew this and went for the home-run ball.
Mahomes threw a pass to Hill, who had two Texans defenders on him.
No worries for Hill.
Hill leaped high and grabbed the ball, prompting CBS announcer Ian Eagle to exclaim: “His vertical is ridiculous.”
Despite coming down short of the end zone, Hill muscled past Texans cornerback Phillip Gaines and scored.
It was an amazing play: