“Alex just told me to run as fast as I can,’’ Hill said.
Hill can carry out those instructions better than anyone on the Chiefs. Hill, the fastest player on his team, did as he was told. He reached the end zone in time to make a one-handed catch of a 38-yard pass from Smith for the Chiefs’ final touchdown of their 27-21 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Hill is a rookie so the Chiefs weren't sure what they would get as he also plays special teams. He's tied for the team lead in TDs with three but before this week his longest play was 13 yards. Hill is only fifth on the team in receptions, however.