Miami Dolphins large receiver Tyreek Hill could have the ultimate choice of whether or not or not he’ll play in opposition to the New York Jets on Sunday at Exhausting Rock Stadium, in response to head coach Mike McDaniel. This must be music to the ears of soccer fantasy homeowners.
Hill, 29, injured his ankle in a Week 14 loss to the Tennessee Titans and nonetheless returned to play regardless of the harm. He’s chasing an all-time NFL report of changing into the primary participant ever to succeed in 2,000 receiving yards in a single season, so anticipate him to play.
He at present has 1,542 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns this season. Hill enters Week 15 on tempo to interrupt the NFL report set by Calvin Johnson in 2012 of 1,964 yards.
“That is by no means one thing that I might be eager about,” Hill stated earlier this week. “But when the trainers come to me, in the event that they see one thing within the scans at any time when I get these scans, they are saying, ‘Hey, Reek, you possibly can sit out,’ I do it. However me being me, I do not wish to sit out.
“I would like to have the ability to assist this workforce any approach I can, and that is simply who I’m. I simply do not wish to miss any video games.”
Mike McDaniel leaving it as much as Tyreek Hill
McDaniel, 40, stated that if Hill is medically cleared to play, the large receiver will make the ultimate option to play whereas a bit hobbled.
“Backside line is we’ll have a dialog that can be based mostly on — bear in mind, that is Tyreek Hill’s profession,” McDaniel stated. “He is a really skilled participant. I deal with very skilled gamers completely different than I deal with youthful guys, as a result of they know what they signed up for and it is his profession.
“If he is assured that he can go be himself, and I’ve the assist of the trainers which are accountable to the chance, then he’ll play. If not, then he will not, and actually each hour, for him, is crucial.”
Begin Hill and don’t fret. He’ll wish to make up for going scoreless final recreation, when the protection held him to 61 receiving yards on 4 catches.