Tyreek Hill Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Hill had a punt return for a touchdown in the Chiefs’ win over the Oakland Raiders

Kansas City Chiefs rookie wide receiver Tyreek Hill has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his Week 14 game against the Oakland Raiders.


Hill had a 78-yard punt return touchdown to give the Chiefs a 21-3 lead late in the second half.

The Chiefs put Hill back for seven returns in the game, six with the punt team and one on kickoff return.

Including offensive yards (66), Hill compiled a total of 190 all-purpose yards for the Chiefs in the game. He also received a 36-yard touchdown pass early in the second quarter.

The award marks the second weekly honor for Hill in the past three weeks. He was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his Week 12 game against the Denver Broncos.

Hill enters Week 15 leading all punt returners in total yards (473) and punt return average (15.3).

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