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Broncos don’t want to see ‘cheetah speed’ on display against Chiefs

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A cheetah can hit top speed in three seconds and that top speed can reach 70 mph. File that away because the Denver Broncos get their first look of the season at “cheetah speed” Monday night when they face the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has described his best work as “cheetah speed,” and he has been a standout against the Broncos during his career.cheap nfl nike jerseys china

The Chiefs closed out the NFL‘s third week as the top-scoring offense in the league (39.3 points per game) with an array of playmakers that includes Hill, tight end Travis Kelce, running back Kareem Hunt and wide receiver Sammy Watkins. But when Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. made his choice about the one to worry about the most, he made that pick without hesitation, quickly referencing Hill’s jersey number.

“[No.] 10, easy,” Harris said. “He’s the fastest person I’ve ever seen on a football field.”4

Hill leads the Chiefs with four touchdowns — three receiving and one on a punt return — as his 22.1 yards per catch average is the third highest in the league. His 25.0 yards per punt return is second in the league.

Harris was asked what a defender can do if he knows the player he’s being asked to cover just might be faster than he is in the open field.

“Just play great technique,” Harris said. “You can’t be scared. If you’re scared, go to church. You’ve got to be ready to challenge everybody.”

Hill has scored four touchdowns in three games against the Broncos, with three of those coming during Week 12 of Hill’s rookie year of 2016 when he had a touchdown receiving, a touchdown rushing and a kickoff return touchdown.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid likes to move Hill all over the field. Hill has run with the ball, caught the ball, returned punts and thrown a pass against the Broncos.cheap nike nfl jerseys wholesale

While that pass — an interception during the Week 8 game last season — did no damage, it is Hill’s unpredictability and dangerous ability that makes him difficult to defend.

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