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Tyreek Hill has ‘a lot of room to improve’, Andy Reid says

Sometimes with the way we hype up certain rookies it’s hard to remember that they’re just rookies and it usually takes them a while to get acclimated. They’re not all like Marcus Peters.

That’s true of Tyreek Hill who despite the hype is still a fifth round pick trying to make the team, according to Andy Reid on PFT Live.

“He’s working in there,” Reid said. “He’s doing a little receiver and some return stuff for us. Right now he’s trying to make the football team, that’s what he’s trying to do. He’s bearing down on that. He had a couple returns last week, he had a couple good ones and a couple nice catches. But he’s got a lot of room to improve. That’s what he’s working on right now.”

It’s a good reminder to have the Chiefs pump the brakes a little bit. Tyreek was a star in camp but that hasn’t totally translated to the field, although he hasn’t had many opportunities yet. He has three catches for 32 yards in preseason, including a 23-yard pass from Nick Foles. I really want to see him featured more in this game. Give me a few drives with him on every play. Prove he’s more than just a gadget player and someone who can stay on the field play after play.

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