Miami Dolphins huge receiver Tyreek Hill stated on the most recent episode of his podcast that he obtained loss of life threats on social media after he stated he thought Tua Tagovailoa was a extra correct passer than Patrick Mahomes.
“On each social media account I personal, I acquired loss of life threats on,” Hill stated on the second episode of “It Needed To Be Said,” which was launched on Tuesday.
Hill, who was traded by the Kansas City Chiefs to the Dolphins this offseason, stated on the primary episode of his podcast that Mahomes had “the strongest arm, however so far as accuracy-wise, I am going with Tua all day.” He additionally stated that Mahomes would possibly battle with out him and that he was underused final season in Kansas Metropolis, regardless of main the crew with a career-high 111 catches.
“I simply really feel like lots of people overreacted for no cause. They actually did not see what I stated. Lots of people are simply appearing off emotion,” Hill stated on the episode launched Tuesday.
“Everyone knows Patrick Mahomes is nice. We all know that,” Hill stated. “However, proper now, I am going into a brand new season with a brand new quarterback who’s making an attempt to move in the identical course as Patrick and do nice issues and lead this crew to a Tremendous Bowl championship — who can also be nice, for my part. He simply would not have the accolades — of but. I consider in him.”
Mahomes stated final week that he was “shocked just a little” by Hill’s feedback. He speculated that Hill’s feedback in all probability “had one thing to do with making an attempt to get his podcast some stuff and get it rolling.” He stated, nevertheless, “I nonetheless love Tyreek.”
Hill stated on the most recent episode of his podcast that it was “robust” to go away Kansas Metropolis and Mahomes, whom he referred to as “arguably among the best quarterbacks within the league. Prime two, and he’s not two.”
Hill stated he would “by no means” take a shot at Mahomes and that the transfer to Miami was what was greatest for his household.
“If anybody need to give me warmth for doing what’s greatest for me and my household, go forward and provides me warmth, child … you may all discuss trash to me all day, yada, yada, loss of life menace to Mr. Cheetah. No matter you need to say to Mr. Cheetah, you are able to do that, however please man, preserve my household off-limits. That is all I ask,” he stated.