- Fourth-year wide receiver enters his fourth NFL season with the Chiefs in 2022.
- Selected as the first of two second-round picks by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2019 NFL Draft.
- In the Wild Card game against the Steelers, Hardman returned three punts for 70 yards (23.3 avg.), setting a new single-game franchise record for punt return yards. With his 70 punt return yards, he now has 86 career postseason punt return yards, moving into first place in franchise history for most career punt return yards in postseason action. He recorded a long punt return of 48 yards and added a 21-yard return, ranking as the longest and the fourth-longest punt returns in team postseason history. His 23.3 yards per return average is now the highest single-game punt return average in postseason history for the club.
- Recorded his career first 100-yard game against Denver (1/8/22) going for 103 yards.
- In the 2021 AFC Championship Game, Hardman scored his first-career postseason touchdown on a three-yard pass from QB Patrick Mahomes. He also recorded at 50-yard carry in the game, setting the franchise record for the longest run from scrimmage, breaking the previous record set by RB Priest Holmes (48 yards) vs. the Indianapolis Colts in the Divisional round on January 11, 2004.
- Scored his first-career punt return touchdown in Miami (12/13/20) on a 67-yard return.
- With six receiving touchdowns in his rookie season, tied Fred Arbanas, Stephone Paige and Tyreek Hill for the most receiving touchdowns by a rookie in franchise history.
- Recorded a 58-yard kickoff return in the AFC Divisional Round against Houston (1/12/20), the fourth-longest postseason kickoff return in Chiefs history.
- In Week 17 vs. L.A. Chargers (12/29/19) scored a 104-yard kickoff return touchdown, the first return score of his career. His 104-yard kickoff return touchdown is the third-longest in Chiefs history and registered as the longest kickoff return of the 2019 season in the NFL.
- Recorded a career-long catch on an 83-yard touchdown pass from QB Patrick Mahomes in Week 3 against Baltimore (9/22/19).
- Became the first rookie and the fourth player in NFL history with a 100+ yard kick return for a touchdown and an 80+ yard receiving touchdown in the same season.
- Scored his first NFL touchdown on a 42-yard pass from QB Patrick Mahomes in Week 2 at Oakland (9/15/19).
- 2019 Mack Lee Hill Award winner.
- Named to the Pro Bowl as a return specialist following his rookie season performance in 2019.
- Named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team as a kick returner following the 2019 season.
- Earned second-team AP All-Pro and PFWA All-AFC team accolades as a kick returner following the 2019 season.
- Named Special Teams Player of the Week following Week 17 of the 2019 season after his performance against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Originally entered the NFL as the first of two second-round picks (56th overall) in the 2019 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Mecole Hardman: "They know the standard that we have here" | Press Conference 6/14
Wide receiver Mecole Hardman speaks with the media following day one of mandatory minicamp
Mecole Hardman: "It's being prepared for the opportunity" | Press Conference 4/18
WR Mecole Hardman speaks to the media as the Chiefs being offseason activities.
Mecole Hardman: "Overall, we just have to execute" | AFC Championship Press Conference
WR Mecole Hardman speaks to the media after AFC Championship matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals
TOUCHDOWN: Mecole Hardman Couldn't Be More Open to Catch for TD
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman gets open for a touchdown catch on a pass from quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Patrick Mahomes' 44-Yard Launch to Mecole Hardman Couldn't be More Accurate
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' 44-yard launch to wide receiver Mecole Hardman couldn't be more accurate.
NFL Slimetime: Best Play Ever-Mecole Hardman dives for a TD
"NFL Slimetime" host Nate Burleson breaks down the best play from the 2021 Divisional Round.
Mecole Hardman: "That game was special" | Press Conference 1/24
WR Mecole Hardman speaks to the media following Divisional Playoff win over the Buffalo Bills
Mecole Hardman: "We got the best quarterback in the world" | Chiefs Rewind
WR Mecole Hardman speaks with Matt McMullen on the filed after the Chiefs walk-off win in the Divisional round against the Buffalo Bills.
Mecole Hardman Uses Crossing Route to Gain 26 Yards on Catch-and-Run in OT
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman uses the crossing route to gain 26 yards on a catch-and-run in overtime.
TOUCHDOWN: Mecole Hardman's Hesitation Move Sparks 25-Yard TD Dash
Can't-Miss Play: Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman's hesitation move sparks 25-yard TD dash.
Next Gen Stats: Top 5 plays from Super Wild Card Weekend
Next Gen Stats highlights some of the most impressive numbers and data from the top plays of Super Wild Card Weekend
Mecole Hardman Revs Engine for Speedy 41-Yard Catch and Run
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman revs his engine for a speedy 41-yard catch and run.
Mecole Hardman Rockets Down Sideline for 48-Yard Punt Return
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman rockets down the sideline for a 48-yard punt return.
Mecole Hardman: "I was ready for the challenge" | Week 18 Press Conference
WR Mecole Hardman speaks to the media after 28-24 win over the Denver Broncos
Every Mecole Hardman Catch in 103-yard Game in Week 18 | Chiefs vs. Broncos
Watch every catch by Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman from 103-yard game from Week 18 of the 2021 season.
Mecole Hardman Reacts to Week 18 Win | Chiefs vs. Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman reacts to Chiefs' Week 18 win over Denver Broncos.
Mecole Hardman Floors Gas Pedal for 44-Yard Catch and Run After Finding Sliver of Daylight
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman floors gas pedal for 44-yard catch and run after finding sliver of daylight.
Patrick Mahomes' 53-Yard Launch to Mecole Hardman is Placed Perfectly
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a 53-yard completion with precision to wide receiver Mecole Hardman.
Mecole Hardman: "This was just one of our goals that we got out the way" | Week 16 Press Conference
WR Mecole Hardman speaks to the media after big win over the Pittsburgh Steelers
TOUCHDOWN: Mecole Hardman's Side Step Move Caps 8-yard TD
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes becomes the Chiefs' all-time leader at Arrowhead Stadium in passing touchdowns on an 8-yard catch and run touchdown reception by wide receiver Mecole Hardman.
Patrick Mahomes' Side-Arm Pass Around Lineman Nets 14 Yards to Mecole Hardman
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes completes a 14-yard catch and run to wide receiver Mecole Hardman.
Mecole Hardman: "It's a good feeling to get the ball down the field; need some more of those" | Press Conference 12/14
WR Mecole Hardman speaks to the media.
Patrick Mahomes Effortlessly Flips 44-yard Pass to Mecole Hardman
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes effortlessly flips a 44-yard pass to wide receiver Mecole Hardman.
Mecole Hardman Ratchets Up the Speed on 27-Yard Catch and Run
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman ratchets up the speed on a 27-yard catch and run.
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|8||Giants||W 20 - 17||5||63||12.6||24||0|
|7||@Titans||L 3 - 27||4||28||7||9||0||1||1|
|6||@Football Team||W 31 - 13||4||62||15.5||49||0||1||6||6||6||0||1||1|
|5||Bills||L 20 - 38||9||76||8.4||26||0|
|4||@Eagles||W 42 - 30||2||16||8||9||0||2||25||12.5||24||0|
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