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Tyreek Hill is one of the top wide receivers in the NFL. He’s the type of player just about any offensive coordinator could succeed with, but he’s not willing to take all the credit.
Apparently, the West Alabama product has a lot of respect for Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy. On Sunday, TMZ Sports released a recent interview with Hill. In that interview, Hill made a case for his play-caller getting a head coaching gig.
“Besides coach [Andy] Reid, I’ve never seen a guy who comes into work each and everyday who wants to get better. He stays on us, he holds us accountable and he just loves the game of football.
Everything he says on the sidelines or during meetings, guys are going to go out there and do because we all want to fight for him. He’s a great coach, and I wouldn’t mind playing for him anywhere. Our relationship off the field is amazing. He cares about the player that much.”
Well, that’s a ringing endorsement from one of the league’s top stars. Bieniemy has been involved in several coaching searchers, but so far, nothing has come of it. With this sort of praise, however, expect that to change in the near future.
The Chiefs have once again fielded the league’s most dominant offense again. They’re currently ranked No. 1 in yards per game (427.9), which is 28.5 yards more than the Titans in second place. They’re also tied for No. 1 with Tennessee in scoring offense at 31.1 points per game.
Yes, Bieniemy has the most talented offense in the league to work with. Patrick Mahomes is the top quarterback in the league. And yes, he has weapons like Hill, Travis Kelce, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Le’Veon Bell and others to distribute the football.
Bieniemy also deserves some credit, though. He’s a player’s coach who has done a good job utilizing all that talent in Kansas City. And according to Hill, he’s better than former offensive coordinator Matt Nagy.
They credit Eric Bieniemy for not forcing them to have to think so much and just play.
“It’s much easier.” pic.twitter.com/wkaNcNP8a8
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) September 20, 2018
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